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© 2019 Simeon Lumgair

SIMEON LUMGAIR

Writer/Director 

Simeon is an award-winning Writer/Director based in London. Since graduating with a BA [Hons] Film & Video degree from the University for the Creative Arts, he has worked for several film companies, most recently as a founding member of Quirky Motion. Simeon's professional portfolio includes numerous music promos, documentaries and commercials for a range of clients. 

 

After Simeon's film pitch won a UK-wide competition, Simeon wrote and directed the film Derelict, starring Israel Oyelumade (Pirates of the Caribbean, Dirty Pretty Things), Graham Cole (The Bill, Law & Order) and Andrew Harrison (Beyond Narnia, An Ideal Husband).

 

Alongside his production company has been working successfully as a freelance director. In this capacity, he has made further films including Éluder, The Proposal, Hush and The Way We’re Wired, which have been well received on the festival circuit. He has also completed a Directorship on an ITV production with the accomplished Director Ian Knox.

 

Prior to his years at university, he gained experience in the TV and animation industry with companies such as Action Time and Animus. Following university, he worked freelance in a number of companies including, Bermuda Shorts, Pagan TV, and IDEO.

 

Simeon has has the privilege of producing films featuring David Oyelowo, Graham Cole, Konnie Huq, Gordon Brown, Tim Vine, David Suchet, Tom Holland, Caroline Wyatt, Michael Crick, Claire Fox, Amy Lane, Ed Harcourt, Boris Johnson, Fyfe Dangerfeild, Lisa McGrillis, Jim Cregan, Paul Ewing, Ben Castle, Joe Stilgoe and many other talented people.

Awards

SHANGHAI INTERNATIONAL

FILM FESTIVAL

Official Selection

CANNES SHORT

FILM CORNER

Official Selection

SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL

FILM FESTIVAL

Official Selection

Shanghai International

Film Festival

Official Selection

 

Cannes Short Film Corner

Official Selection

 

Other Venice Film Festival

Official Selection

 

Singapore International

Film Festival

Official Selection

 

Zurich Film Festival

Official Selection

 

Macau International Movie Festival

Official Selection

 

The Pitch

The Pitch Winner 2009-2010

 

Viewster Film Festival

Official Selection

 

Comedy Cluj - International Film Festival

Official Selection

 

Västerås Film Festival

Official Selection

 

IndieFlix

Official Selection

 

IndieWise Festival

Official Selection

 

Vents Magazine Screenplay Contest

Official Selection

 

Brownsville International Film Festival

Official Selection

 

Frame by Sound Festival

Official Selection

 

Digital Box Office

Official Selection

 

Cineplay Film Awards

Official Selection & Honorable Mention

 

Post Mortem International Horror & Bizarre Short Film Fest

Official Selection

 

Enfoque International Film Festival

Official Selection

 

Stepping Stones Festival

Official Selection

 

WorldKids International Film Festival

Official Selection

 

WildSound Film Festival

Official Selection

 

Whatashort International Film Festival

Official Selection

 

All Lights India International Film Festival

Official Selection

 

2nd Asia International (Wenzhou) Micro-Film Exhibition

Official Selection

 

 London Rolling Film Festival

Official Selection

 

Shorts on Tap

Official Selection

 

San Mauro Film Festival

Official Selection

 

Link International Film Festival

Semi-Finalist

 

Microchip competition

Official Selection

 

Penine International Film Festival

Official Selection

 

Stella Polaris Mini Short Festival

Official Selection

 

50 Kisses Feature Script Segment Competition (long list), UK

Official Selection

 

Film Shortage

Official Selection

 

Userfarm Film Festival

Winner Best Short Film

 

Chhatrapati Shivaji International Film Festival

Official Selection

 

The Co-operative Film Festival

Official Selection

 

WeLike'EmShort

Official Selection

 

Ozark Shorts

Official Selection

 

Wiper

Official Selection

 

Salento Finibus Terrae Film Festival

Official Selection

 

Chipping Norton Film Festival

Official Selection

 

Fanboy Film Festival

Official Selection

 

Vegas Global Film Fest

Finalist

 

MyProjectorLamps Short Film Contest

Official Selection

 

GEOFILMFESTIVAL & EXPOCINEMA

Official Selection