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Simon Cellan-Jones

Director

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TELEVISION
Date: 2019
Production (role):
YEARS AND YEARS
Company:
Red Productions
Project details:
Lead director and EP across all episodes of new series by Russell T Davies, starring Emma Thompson
Date: 2018
Production (role):
BALLERS
Company:
HBO
Project details:
Directed episodes in series
Date: 2017
Production (role):
THE EXPANSE
Company:
Syfy
Project details:
Directed season finale
Date: 2016
Production (role):
THE TAP
Company:
USA
Project details:
Directed pilot
Date: 2016
Production (role):
BALLERS
Company:
HBO
Project details:
Directed 3 episodes in series
Date: 2015
Production (role):
SHOOTER
Company:
Paramount
Project details:
Directed pilot of show which was picked up, then 4 further episodes of the series.
Also Exec Producer.
Date: 2015
Production (role):
BALLERS
Company:
HBO
Project details:
Directed two episodes in series
Date: 2015
Production (role):
JESSICA JONES
Company:
ABC
Project details:
2 episodes in series
Date: 2014
Production (role):
POWER
Company:
Starz
Project details:
Directed episode in series
Date: 2014
Production (role):
BLOODLINE
Company:
KZK/ Netflix
Project details:
Directed episode in series
Date: 2014
Production (role):
MANHATTAN
Company:
Lionsgate TV
Project details:
Directed episode in series
Date: 2013
Production (role):
KLONDIKE
Company:
Scott Free Productions
Project details:
6 part mini series written by Paul Scheuring
Date: 2012
Production (role):
THE POLITICIAN'S HUSBAND
Company:
Daybreak Films/ BBC
Project details:
Three part drama starring David Tennant and Emily Watson
Date: 2011
Production (role):
MAGIC CITY
Company:
Starz
Project details:
Directed two episodes in series
Date: 2011
Production (role):
HOW TO MAKE IT IN AMERICA
Company:
HBO
Project details:
Directed three episodes in series
Date: 2011
Production (role):
TREME II
Company:
HBO
Project details:
Directed episode in series created by David Simon
Date: 2010
Production (role):
BORGIAS
Company:
Showtime
Project details:
Directed two episodes in series starring Jeremy Irons
Date: 2010
Production (role):
BOARDWALK EMPIRE
Company:
HBO
Project details:
Directed one episode in series executive produced by Martin Scorsese
Date: 2010
Production (role):
TREME
Company:
HBO
Project details:
Directed episode in series written by David Simon
Date: 2010
Production (role):
ON EXPENSES
Company:
BBC NI
Project details:
Single drama for BBC4
Date: 2009
Production (role):
PARADOX
Company:
Clerkenwell Films/ BBC
Project details:
Directed three episodes in series produced by Marcus Wilson
Date: 2008
Production (role):
GENERATION KILL
Company:
Company Pictures/ HBO
Project details:
Directed three episodes in series written by David Simon.

Nominated for 11 Emmy Awards
Date: 2007
Production (role):
THE TRIAL OF TONY BLAIR
Company:
Mentorn/ Channel 4
Project details:
Single drama starring Robert Lindsay and Peter Mullen. Nominated for Best Single Drama BAFTA and Best non terrestrial film RTS
Date: 2006
Production (role):
COUP
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Starring Jared Harris and Robert Bathurst
Date: 2006
Production (role):
THE QUEEN'S SISTER
Company:
Touchpaper / Channel 4
Project details:
Single drama starring Lucy Cohu and Toby Stephens.
Nominated Best Single Drama / Best Director / Best Actress BAFTAs
Date: 2005
Production (role):
RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
Company:
Tiger Aspect
Project details:
Starring Rupert Everett and Ian Hart
Produced by Elinor Day
Date: 2004
Production (role):
EROICA
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Starring Ian Hart. Winner Prix Italia
Date: 2000
Production (role):
STORM DAMAGE
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Starring Adrian Lester
Winner, RTS - Best Single Drama.
Winner, Rheims TV Festival - Best Film. BAFTA nomination – Best single drama.
Date: 1997
Production (role):
IN YOUR DREAMS
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Starring Thandie Newton
Date: 1996
Production (role):
OUR FRIENDS IN THE NORTH
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Starring Daniel Craig, Chris Eccleston, Mark Strong and Gina McKee
Screenplay Peter Flannery
Winner BAFTA Best Serial/ BAFTA Best Actress/ Broadcasting Press Guild Best Serial/ RTS Award Best Serial
Date: 1993
Production (role):
CRACKER
Company:
Granada TV
Project details:
One episode
Winner Robbie Coltrane BAFTA Best Actor
Broadcasting Press Guild Best Serial
Nominated BAFTA Best Serial
Winner RTS Award Best Serial
Date: 1993
Production (role):
THE RIFF RAFF ELEMENT
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Nominated BAFTA Best Serial
FEATURE FILM
Date: 2002
Production (role):
THE ONE AND ONLY
Company:
Assassin Films
Project details:
Starring Justine Waddell, Richard Roxburgh and Jonathan Cake
Producer Leslee Udwin
Writer Peter Flannery
Date: 2000
Production (role):
SOME VOICES
Company:
Film4 / Dragon
Project details:
Starring Daniel Craig, David Morrissey and Kelly Macdonald.
Screenplay Joe Penhall
Producers Damien Jones and Graham Broadbent
Screened in Directors Fortnight at Cannes Nominated BAFTA (Simon Cellan Jones – Carl Foreman Award)
British Independent Film Awards Winner - Best Actor – Daniel Craig.
Dinard Film Festival Winner - Best Cinematography,

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2019
    Production (role): YEARS AND YEARS
    Company: Red Productions
    Project details: Lead director and EP across all episodes of new series by Russell T Davies, starring Emma Thompson
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): BALLERS
    Company: HBO
    Project details: Directed episodes in series
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): THE EXPANSE
    Company: Syfy
    Project details: Directed season finale
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): THE TAP
    Company: USA
    Project details: Directed pilot
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): BALLERS
    Company: HBO
    Project details: Directed 3 episodes in series
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): SHOOTER
    Company: Paramount
    Project details: Directed pilot of show which was picked up, then 4 further episodes of the series.
    Also Exec Producer.
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): BALLERS
    Company: HBO
    Project details: Directed two episodes in series
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): JESSICA JONES
    Company: ABC
    Project details: 2 episodes in series
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): POWER
    Company: Starz
    Project details: Directed episode in series
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): BLOODLINE
    Company: KZK/ Netflix
    Project details: Directed episode in series
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): MANHATTAN
    Company: Lionsgate TV
    Project details: Directed episode in series
  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): KLONDIKE
    Company: Scott Free Productions
    Project details: 6 part mini series written by Paul Scheuring
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): THE POLITICIAN'S HUSBAND
    Company: Daybreak Films/ BBC
    Project details: Three part drama starring David Tennant and Emily Watson
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): MAGIC CITY
    Company: Starz
    Project details: Directed two episodes in series
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): HOW TO MAKE IT IN AMERICA
    Company: HBO
    Project details: Directed three episodes in series
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): TREME II
    Company: HBO
    Project details: Directed episode in series created by David Simon
  • Date: 2010
    Production (role): BORGIAS
    Company: Showtime
    Project details: Directed two episodes in series starring Jeremy Irons
  • Date: 2010
    Production (role): BOARDWALK EMPIRE
    Company: HBO
    Project details: Directed one episode in series executive produced by Martin Scorsese
  • Date: 2010
    Production (role): TREME
    Company: HBO
    Project details: Directed episode in series written by David Simon
  • Date: 2010
    Production (role): ON EXPENSES
    Company: BBC NI
    Project details: Single drama for BBC4
  • Date: 2009
    Production (role): PARADOX
    Company: Clerkenwell Films/ BBC
    Project details: Directed three episodes in series produced by Marcus Wilson
  • Date: 2008
    Production (role): GENERATION KILL
    Company: Company Pictures/ HBO
    Project details: Directed three episodes in series written by David Simon.

    Nominated for 11 Emmy Awards
  • Date: 2007
    Production (role): THE TRIAL OF TONY BLAIR
    Company: Mentorn/ Channel 4
    Project details: Single drama starring Robert Lindsay and Peter Mullen. Nominated for Best Single Drama BAFTA and Best non terrestrial film RTS
  • Date: 2006
    Production (role): COUP
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Starring Jared Harris and Robert Bathurst
  • Date: 2006
    Production (role): THE QUEEN'S SISTER
    Company: Touchpaper / Channel 4
    Project details: Single drama starring Lucy Cohu and Toby Stephens.
    Nominated Best Single Drama / Best Director / Best Actress BAFTAs
  • Date: 2005
    Production (role): RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
    Company: Tiger Aspect
    Project details: Starring Rupert Everett and Ian Hart
    Produced by Elinor Day
  • Date: 2004
    Production (role): EROICA
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Starring Ian Hart. Winner Prix Italia
  • Date: 2000
    Production (role): STORM DAMAGE
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Starring Adrian Lester
    Winner, RTS - Best Single Drama.
    Winner, Rheims TV Festival - Best Film. BAFTA nomination – Best single drama.
  • Date: 1997
    Production (role): IN YOUR DREAMS
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Starring Thandie Newton
  • Date: 1996
    Production (role): OUR FRIENDS IN THE NORTH
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Starring Daniel Craig, Chris Eccleston, Mark Strong and Gina McKee
    Screenplay Peter Flannery
    Winner BAFTA Best Serial/ BAFTA Best Actress/ Broadcasting Press Guild Best Serial/ RTS Award Best Serial
  • Date: 1993
    Production (role): CRACKER
    Company: Granada TV
    Project details: One episode
    Winner Robbie Coltrane BAFTA Best Actor
    Broadcasting Press Guild Best Serial
    Nominated BAFTA Best Serial
    Winner RTS Award Best Serial
  • Date: 1993
    Production (role): THE RIFF RAFF ELEMENT
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Nominated BAFTA Best Serial
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2002
    Production (role): THE ONE AND ONLY
    Company: Assassin Films
    Project details: Starring Justine Waddell, Richard Roxburgh and Jonathan Cake
    Producer Leslee Udwin
    Writer Peter Flannery
  • Date: 2000
    Production (role): SOME VOICES
    Company: Film4 / Dragon
    Project details: Starring Daniel Craig, David Morrissey and Kelly Macdonald.
    Screenplay Joe Penhall
    Producers Damien Jones and Graham Broadbent
    Screened in Directors Fortnight at Cannes Nominated BAFTA (Simon Cellan Jones – Carl Foreman Award)
    British Independent Film Awards Winner - Best Actor – Daniel Craig.
    Dinard Film Festival Winner - Best Cinematography,
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