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October 2017

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Simon is currently in post-production on his adaptation of Stephen King’s “I Am the Doorway”, starring Simon Merrells (Spartacus: War of the Damned, Knightfall) and Grant Masters (Silent Witness, Secrets & Lies).

With picture locked and a fantastic original score by Luis Ascanio, just a few visual FX shots remain before the film is complete.

Look out for a trailer coming soon!


May 2017

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

Simon has just wrapped production on the second and final series of “Horizon”, a science fiction web series about an alien ship arriving over the city of Bristol in the UK. The first 10 episodes are currently available to view online for free at:

The second series is due for release at the end of 2017. For the latest updates follow @horizonwebshow on twitter!

March 2017

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Simon has just wrapped shooting on his latest short, the sci-fi horror “I Am the Doorway”, based on the Stephen King story of the same name. The film shot for 6 days near Dumfries in Scotland and is currently in post-production.

Official Synopsis:

“After a journey to investigate desolate Pluto, astronaut Arthur returns home a shattered man. He sees eyes forcing their way through the skin of his hands, eyes that distort his friends and the landscape itself into monstrous visions. Believing himself the doorway to alien invasion and gruesome murder, he must take desperate action.”

IMDb page

For the latest updates you can follow the film on Facebook and Twitter.

February 2017

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Simon is currently prepping his next short film “I Am The Doorway”, based on the Stephen King short story of the same name. Production is scheduled to take place over one week in March, on location in Dumfries, Scotland. For the latest follow the film on Facebook or Twitter!

His last short “Watch Over Me” is now available in full on Youtube. A 30 minute action thriller, the film follows a lone drifter with a dark past, for whom a chance meeting offers one last shot at redemption…

Check out the trailer here.

And the film itself is here.

December 2016

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Simon is currently filming the second and final season of the award winning science fiction web series “Horizon”, which has been screening at festivals around the world throughout 2016. The first 10 episodes are still available for free at and a trailer for the new series will be live from the 18th December.

Simon is also prepping to shoot his next short, “I Am The Doorway”, a sci-fi horror from the master of the genre, Stephen King. The film will be based on his short story of the same name, which appears in the collection “Night Shift”. The film shoots in March 2017 and you can see the teaser poster below!


December 2015

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

Be careful what you hunt for…

“Judas Ghost” was released in the US on December 1st via Uncork’d Entertainment and is available to buy and stream now!

Also, Simon’s latest project, the 10 part science fiction web series “Horizon”, co-produced with Hanover Pictures, is now online and available to stream via

April 2015

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Simon’s latest feature “Judas Ghost” is now available for pre-order on DVD! The film is officially released on April 20th and you can purchase it via the link below:

Judas Ghost on Amazon

or pre-order a digital copy via iTunes in the UK:

Judas Ghost on iTunes

A US release is set for late summer 2015. Follow the film on @judasghostmovie for all the latest news and info!

February 2015

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Happy new year!

Following a great festival run in 2014, Simon’s second feature “Judas Ghost” is set for a release in the UK on DVD and VOD in April. The film was the proud recipient of the Best Film award at last years Bram Stoker Film Festival, it’s fourth award in the category, alongside a Best Director win for Simon at the British Horror Film Festival in October.

His new short, “Watch Over Me” is now also complete and is currently being submitted to festivals. You can watch the trailer for that here.

Finally, check out the trailer for his latest project – “Horizon”, a Bristol based science fiction web series set to debut in the spring. Simon was a writer and producer on the project, which was a co-production with Paul Dudbridge of Hanover Pictures.

September 2014

Friday, September 19th, 2014

Lots of exciting news for Simon’s second feature Judas Ghost so far this year, the film has played seven international genre festivals so far and will play another four before the years end. These include:

The Bram Stoker Film Festival  – Whitby, UK

Diabolique International Film Festival – Indiana, US

Thriller! Chiller! International Genre Festival – Michigan, US

And finally:

The British Horror Film Festival – London, UK

It has received 3 awards for Best Horror Feature, at the Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival, the London Independent Film Festival, and also in the 2014 Tabloid Witch Awards, where it was described as an “exhilarating ride.”

In other news, Simon’s latest short film “Watch Over Me” is nearing completion. The film is picture locked, with the music currently being composed and the grade and sound mix set for October. The film is being scored by the talented team at Yellow Boat Music, who also wrote the music for Judas Ghost.

May 2014

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

Simon has just wrapped shooting on his latest short film, the action thriller “Watch Over Me.” The film was shot on the Canon C300  on location in and around Bristol. It is currently in post-production.

Cast & Crew of "Watch Over Me" on location at the Bottle Yard studios in Bristol.

Cast & Crew of “Watch Over Me” on location at the Bottle Yard studios in Bristol.











Simon’s second feature “Judas Ghost” was also the recipient of the “Best Horror” award at the London Independent Film Festival. Lead actor Martin Delaney collected the award on Simon’s behalf.

Martin Delaney proudly collects the award on behalf of "Judas Ghost".

Martin Delaney proudly collects the award on behalf of “Judas Ghost”


Simon Pearce Blog


Here’s where to come for all the latest news on where Simon is, what he’s doing – and what he is shooting! Through this blog he’ll be keeping us updated on everything from the trials and tribulations of getting a film made, trying to make it as a young director, fighting for work as a freelancer, as well as keeping us abreast of all the news and information related to his latest production.

Check back regularly for updates.


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