Script Writing Tuition
Simon is a multi-award winning international writer/director and has 10 year’s experience within the independent film industry spanning short films, features and corporate.
Simon surpassed all expectations with his debut feature film, Poor Wee Me (2010) which he wrote, produced and directed and self-financed for £1,400. He then self-distributed with Independent Cinemas giving Q & A’s throughout the UK. Simon’s second feature film, GirlShapedLoveDrug (2012), went on to claim 5 international awards, 2 of which won best film at the European Independent Film Festival and the India Independent Film Festival, along with best screenplay. His most recent film, The Caravan (2014), has been selected for distribution by London based Premier Entertainment .
Simon was commissioned to script a 35m budgeted feature film King (2016), about the legendary Celtic king, Caractacus who led the resistance against the Roman invasion in 43AD.
Simon’s next film, Nebula, is currently in development with Peaky Blinders Producer, Simon Malahoney an lead actor Sacha Dhawan and principle photography is planned for 2017. Simon was the founding festival director of the Greater Manchester International Film Festival, and is a senior judge at the European Independent Film Festival 2014 – present.
Simon works with various individuals who desire to explore or further develop their script , writing. Simon also guides individuals who simply wish to learn script writing as a creative interest.
Fees vary from £15 – £25 *dependant on number of sessions booked*