Simeon Lumgair
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Simeon Lumgair

Writer Director ProducerLondon, United Kingdom
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Simeon Lumgair

Writer Director ProducerLondon, United Kingdom
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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 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. www.simeonlumgair.co.uk Broadcast/Media: BBC, Sony TV, Channel4, AOL, Virgin Media, Phoenix TV, Sistema Brasileiro de Televisão (SBT) Music: Sleeper Music/Guy Chambers, Peer Music, Authentic Media, Musicians Benevolent Fund, BBC Electric Proms, Fifth Quadrant Organisations: Caffe Nero, eBay, Unilever, Olympics, HarperCollins, Zondervan, London Korean Festival, Korean Artists Association, Bank of America, Jubilee Centre, Howard de Walden Estate, Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, Prospects, Royal British Legion, FIA F2, Vignette Wine, Biles Inc, Clinigen, Biblica, Niche Capital Arts/Education: BBC Concert Orchestra, The Young Vic, The English Touring Opera, The English Speaking Union, Teachfirst, Westminster Abbey, Oak Hill College, University of Surrey, STEM, St Georges University of London, The Open University, Ingram Collection of Modern British Art, Fiumano Clase Gallery, Lightbox Museum, Barakat Gallery, Royal Society of Arts, Aleph Contemporary and the National Gallery. Specialities: Film, Music Video, Documentary, Commercials, Promos Simeon is also the founder of XØNØRØUZ, the phonic collective that brings together haunting vocals with chasing melodies and epic instrumentals. Music available from all major streaming platforms. https://amu.se/artist/simeon-lumgair
Projects
  • ÉLUDER
    ÉLUDERTitle: ÉLUDER Genre: Drama Thriller Cast: Fabien Lucciarini, Mouna Bouchouk Director: Simeon Lumgair Quirky Motion Plot: An envelope arrives at the hotel room of an Academic with a photo of a woman inside. By chance he meets the woman, fearing her life is in danger he plans to save her before the hitman gets to her. Language: English & French ----Reviews----- "Simeon Lumgair's Éluder is smart, slick and stylish too. Watch it for its engaging tale and a brilliant climax." Surabhi Redkar, Film C
  • DERELICT
    DERELICTTitle: DERELICT Genre: Dystopian Action Thriller Cast: Israel Oyelumade, Graham Cole, Andrew Harrison Director: Simeon Lumgair Reel Issues Film Plot: It's 2025 and the Water Wars ravage Europe. A notorious prisoner of war is on the run, pursued by trained killers. Cornered, he takes an old man hostage in a last ditch attempt at freedom. Info: Winner of a national pitching competition, The Pitch. “I’ve just had the privilege of watching Derelict, fantastically well shot, great performan
  • BBC ELECTRIC PROMS
    BBC ELECTRIC PROMSBBC Electric Proms Introducing Client: BBC Electric Proms Info: A five-part music documentary series following New cassettes.
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Work history
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    DirectorQuirky Motion Ltd
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Music Video, Film, Documentary, Ads & Promos, Podcast Ideas Based Video Production: Connecting the Practical and the imaginative. Quirky Motion Ltd is a fully integrated film company working with live-action, animation, illustration and digital effects. We are an ideas-based film production company. Quirky Motion has been a film production company based in London since 2006. Quirky Motion can integrate animation and live-action approaches to go beyond the traditional remit of film production. Our previous clients have included broadcasters, record labels, brands, charities, the public sector, and businesses. Quirky Motion has had films screened in over 40 International Film Festivals. www.quirkymotion.com
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    Freelance DirectorIDEO
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
    Working with a team on a project for a specialist in baby food and clinical nutrition subsidiary. Filming and editing for a short film that deals specifically with Oncology. In France, Germany, UK.
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Skills
  • Directing Film
  • Film Directing
  • Writing
  • Film Editing
  • Camera
  • Photography
  • Lighting
  • Film Camera
  • Film Production
  • Film Producing
Education
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    University for the Creative Arts logo
    BA(Hons) Film and VideoUniversity for the Creative Arts
     - Farnham, United Kingdom
    BA [Hons] Film & Video degree from the University for the Creative Arts. Training in 35mm, 16mm and digital formats.
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    Semi-FinalistLink international Film Festival
    Semi-Finalist Link international Film Festival http://www.linkiff.com/
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    Official SelectionVents Magazine Screenplay Contest
    Official Selection honor issuerVents Magazine Screenplay Contest
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