Simon is the co-creator, co-writer, and executive producer on the Netflix Original show, The Innocents. This is only his second project to be optioned. His career began as an award-nominated illustrator working for small press genre publications worldwide, before spending 12 years as a storyboard artist working on projects such as Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes, and James Watkins’ The Woman In Black. As a second unit director, he’s worked on The Crown and Black Mirror for Netflix, and McMafia for the BBC, amongst many others. His first short film, Later, adapted from the short story by internationally best-selling author Michael Marshall Smith, was nominated for the prestigious Melies D-Argent award at Sitges film festival in 2011.
Simon’s part of the writers team for Cuckoo Song for Netflix, and he’s currently developing his new series The Neverdead at Hera, along with adapting The Man on the Street for World.