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Simon Chinn

Producer

An award-winning producer working across both documentary and drama, Simon is developing a range of television and feature projects through his production company, Red Box Films.

Credits

FEATURE FILM
Production (role):
MAN ON WIRE
Company:
Wall to Wall / Red Box Films / BBC / Discovery Films / UK Film Council
Project details:
94 mins

Dir. James Marsh

Recipient of over thirty awards in 2008/9, including:

Academy Award, Best Documentary Feature
BAFTA, Outstanding British Film
PGA ‘Producer of the Year’, Documentary Theatrical Motion Picture
Independent Spirit Award, Best Documentary
Critics Choice Award, Best Documentary Feature
National Board of Review, Best Documentary Feature
Sundance Film Festival, Grand Jury Prize
Sundance Film Festival, Audience Award
Edinburgh Film Festival, Audience Award
Los Angeles Film Festival, Audience Award
Karlovy Vary Film Festival, Best Documentary

Released by Icon in the UK, Magnolia in the USA and sold in 14 other territories
TELEVISION
Production (role):
TO BE FIRST
Company:
Wall to Wall / Channel 4 / Discovery
Project details:
90 mins

Dir. / Wr. Patrick Reams

Starring Rupert Graves and Ben Miles
Production (role):
THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR
Company:
Mentorn / Channel 4 / Arte
Project details:
102 mins

Dir. / Wr. Peter Kosminsky

Starring Mark Rylance

BAFTA, Best Single Drama, 2006

RTS Award, Best Single Drama, 2006

BAFTA, Best Actor (Mark Rylance), 2006

BAFTA Craft Award, Best screenplay (Peter Kosminsky), 2006
Production (role):
SMALLPOX (Producer / Co-Writer)
Company:
Wall To Wall / BBC 2 / FX Networks
Project details:
90 mins

Dir. / Co-Wr. Daniel Percival

Prix Leonardo: Bronze Medal, 2002

Nominated – Best Single Documentary, Royal Television Society Awards, 2002

Nominated – Prix Italia Granarolo Special Award, 2002

Nominated – Best Single Drama, Birmingham Film and TV Festival, 2002
DOCUMENTARY
Production (role):
THE INVASION OF IRAQ
Company:
Mentorn / Channel 4 / PBS Frontline
Project details:
3 x 50 mins
Production (role):
AMERICA BEYOND THE COLOUR LINE
Company:
Wall to Wall / BBC 2 / PBS
Project details:
3 x 50 mins
Production (role):
THE REAL ALAN CLARK
Company:
Mentorn / Channel 4
Project details:
1 x 50 mins
Production (role):
CORRESPONDENT: THE PROMISED LAND
Company:
Mentorn / BBC 2
Project details:
1 x 45 mins
Production (role):
WAR IN EUROPE
Company:
Mentorn / Channel 4 / PBS
Project details:
3 x 50 mins
Production (role):
SMITH, MUGABE AND THE UNION JACK
Company:
Mentorn / BBC 2
Project details:
1 x 90 mins
Production (role):
ON AIR
Company:
Mentorn / BBC 2
Project details:
6 x 30 mins
Production (role):
WEEKLY PLANET
Company:
Wall to Wall / Channel 4
Project details:
8 x 90 mins – two series

Nominated, BAFTA Television Awards, 1997

Credits

  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): MAN ON WIRE
    Company: Wall to Wall / Red Box Films / BBC / Discovery Films / UK Film Council
    Project details: 94 mins

    Dir. James Marsh

    Recipient of over thirty awards in 2008/9, including:

    Academy Award, Best Documentary Feature
    BAFTA, Outstanding British Film
    PGA ‘Producer of the Year’, Documentary Theatrical Motion Picture
    Independent Spirit Award, Best Documentary
    Critics Choice Award, Best Documentary Feature
    National Board of Review, Best Documentary Feature
    Sundance Film Festival, Grand Jury Prize
    Sundance Film Festival, Audience Award
    Edinburgh Film Festival, Audience Award
    Los Angeles Film Festival, Audience Award
    Karlovy Vary Film Festival, Best Documentary

    Released by Icon in the UK, Magnolia in the USA and sold in 14 other territories
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): TO BE FIRST
    Company: Wall to Wall / Channel 4 / Discovery
    Project details: 90 mins

    Dir. / Wr. Patrick Reams

    Starring Rupert Graves and Ben Miles
  • Production (role): THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR
    Company: Mentorn / Channel 4 / Arte
    Project details: 102 mins

    Dir. / Wr. Peter Kosminsky

    Starring Mark Rylance

    BAFTA, Best Single Drama, 2006

    RTS Award, Best Single Drama, 2006

    BAFTA, Best Actor (Mark Rylance), 2006

    BAFTA Craft Award, Best screenplay (Peter Kosminsky), 2006
  • Production (role): SMALLPOX (Producer / Co-Writer)
    Company: Wall To Wall / BBC 2 / FX Networks
    Project details: 90 mins

    Dir. / Co-Wr. Daniel Percival

    Prix Leonardo: Bronze Medal, 2002

    Nominated – Best Single Documentary, Royal Television Society Awards, 2002

    Nominated – Prix Italia Granarolo Special Award, 2002

    Nominated – Best Single Drama, Birmingham Film and TV Festival, 2002
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): THE INVASION OF IRAQ
    Company: Mentorn / Channel 4 / PBS Frontline
    Project details: 3 x 50 mins
  • Production (role): AMERICA BEYOND THE COLOUR LINE
    Company: Wall to Wall / BBC 2 / PBS
    Project details: 3 x 50 mins
  • Production (role): THE REAL ALAN CLARK
    Company: Mentorn / Channel 4
    Project details: 1 x 50 mins
  • Production (role): CORRESPONDENT: THE PROMISED LAND
    Company: Mentorn / BBC 2
    Project details: 1 x 45 mins
  • Production (role): WAR IN EUROPE
    Company: Mentorn / Channel 4 / PBS
    Project details: 3 x 50 mins
  • Production (role): SMITH, MUGABE AND THE UNION JACK
    Company: Mentorn / BBC 2
    Project details: 1 x 90 mins
  • Production (role): ON AIR
    Company: Mentorn / BBC 2
    Project details: 6 x 30 mins
  • Production (role): WEEKLY PLANET
    Company: Wall to Wall / Channel 4
    Project details: 8 x 90 mins – two series

    Nominated, BAFTA Television Awards, 1997

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Independent Talent Group Ltd
40 Whitfield Street,
London, W1T 2RH

Telephone:

+44 (0)20 7636 6565

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