JOHN SIMMONS by trendy3


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Director of Photography
DRAMA & COMEDY credits:
Title GREEN GREEN GRASS (Light + operate) / HiDef BLUNDER (Light +operate) / DigiBeta Cast: Rhys Thomas, David Mitchell THE MYSTI SHOW HiDef THE MIGHTY BOOSH (Light + operate) / DigiBeta Cast: Noel Fielding, Julian Berrett Director Tony Dow Joe Cornish Production Company Shazam Productions / BBC Channel X

Stephen Woolfender Paul King

Mystical Productions Baby Cow Productions

BIG IMPRESSIONS - POSH & BECKS Tony Dow CHRISTMAS SPECIAL (Light + operate) / DigiBeta Cast: Alistair McGowan, Ronnie Ancona NIGHTY NIGHT (Light + operate) / DigiBeta / series 1 Cast: Julia Davis, Angus Deayton MURDER IN MIND Super 16mm, Series 1, 2 and 3 Cast: David Suchet, Art Malik ARMSTRONG AND MILLER DigiBeta Cast: Anthony Armstrong, Ben Miller BIG BAD WORLD Super 16mm Cast: Ardle O’Hanlon, Beth Goddard THE STRETCH DigiBeta Cast: Anita Dobson, Lesley Grantham THE KNOCK Super 16mm, Series 2, 3 & 4 S. 2 nominated for RTS Camera Award Cast: Alex Kingston, Cherie Lunghi, LONDON'S BURNING 16mm, Series 8, 9, 10 & 12 Cast: Michael Garner, Clive Woods, Tony Dow

Baby Cow Productions

Baby Cow Productions

Ferdy Fairfax Nick Jones Gerry Poulson Roger Pomphrey


Absolutely Productions

Phillipa Langdale


Frank Smith


James Hazeldene, Gerry Poulson & Frank Smith

Bronson/Knight for ITV

Frank Smith, Ken Horne & Douglas McKinnon

LWT / Paul Knight Productions

2nd Unit D.o.P. on countless TV and features. DOCUMENTARIES / ARTS:
ANGRY EARTH SERIES DigiBeta and Film Stewart Everett Pioneer Prods. for National Geographic Huge Films


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John Simmons CV cont…..


David Mallett

Serpent Films Isis Productions / Ch 4 Isis Productions / Ch 4 PMI Coast for HBO

SOUTH BANK SHOW: UB40 SPECIAL Bob Smeaton CLASSIC ALBUMS: Various DON’T EXPLAIN Robert Palmer musical (16mm) PERSONAL JOURNEYS LIFE JOURNEYS DigiBeta/16mm/DVCam THE ART OF TRIPPING DigiBeta MADONNA – with Jonathan Ross Digi Beta PRINCE – Love Sexy Super16mm LABOUR OF LOVE DigiBeta ECHOES OF AMERICA 16mm CHINA – Greenhouse Effects 16mm STRADIVARIUS 16mm THE BODY MACHINE 13 part series for Channel 4 / 16mm THE AIDS CHRONICLE 16mm BIG BANG (Equinox) DigiBeta WOMEN IN MUSIC 16mm Bob Smeaton / Matthew Longfellow Julian Caiden Stewart Everett

Storm Thorgesson Chris Cowie Albert Magnoli Julian Caiden Mathew Whiteman Laurence Moore John Philips Martin Weiss Jenny Barraclough Storm Thorgesson PMI

John Blair Productions for Channel 4 Channel X for Channel 4 Limelight

Principle Films for Channel 4 Central TV BBC Goldcrest Discovery Channel & Channel 4 BBC

Milfid Ellis

Palindrome for Channel 4

Commercials include: Impulse; Today Newspapers; Coloroll; Bass Bitter; Yardley; Courvoisier; MelloYello; OMO; Pink Floyd CDs; Trivial Pursuit; Homeless; Disabled; Cyclone vacuum cleaner; Cimpor. Promos include: Prince; Cher; Chris Burgh; John Alford; Eddy Grant; Zoe; Jethro Tull; UB40; Robert Palmer; Jason Donovan; Soup Dragons; Quireboys; Iron Maiden; Petshop Boys; Jah Wobble. Concerts include: Moby 2005; Van Morrison; Status Quo; Sting; Radiohead; Smashing Pumpkins; "The Three Tenors 1994"; Take That; UB40; Glastonbury Festival 94 & 95; Blur

Cinema features, countless promos and concerts and a lot of drama including TV series and TV specials (16mm and 35mm). John is happy to only operate, if required, on short-term projects. .

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