Simon Antoine
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Simon Antoine

Director, and ProducerLondon, United Kingdom
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Simon Antoine
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Simon Antoine

Director, and ProducerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Has more than 10 years of experience in TV, Film and Broadcast working as; Director of Programming TV, Head of Sports, Content Acquisition Manager, and as a Producer (mainly in sport, factual and documentary). Has a proven track record in running broadcast operations, managing creative teams, and making film and TV content. Currently developing and pursuing Directing and Producing opportunities in film, drama and documentary.
Projects
  • The Trap
    The TrapMei is out to avenge her sister who was abused at the hands of their sexual predator landlord. 23 minutes long, filmed 2020
  • Taxi for the Comedian
    Taxi for the ComedianA deliciously fun story about a bigoted old school northern comic, Jimmy Cakes. Jimmy is the subject of a fly on the wall documentary, and comes face to face with his worst nightmare when he plays a gig in darkest London.
Work history
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    Director and Producer, The Trap shortFreelance
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Director on short film The Trap, 22 minute long drama-thriller
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    Director of ProgrammingEndemol Shine Group
     - Abu Dhabi, United Arab EmiratesFull Time
    Abu Dhabi, UAE Endemol Shine: a world leading content creator, producer and distributor of multi-platform entertainment with operations in over 30 countries. Was employed here as the most senior manager for the GCC region. Controlled and Managed the ADM Sports Network. Supervising all production, operations and scheduling of the programs from start to transmission involving deadlines, milestones, and processes. Developed or approved budgets and operations. Devised evaluation strategies to monitor performance and determine the need for improvements. Supervised all programming providing editorial feedback. Resolved complex problems in a challenging work environment Key Achievements: • Project Managed (from a content perspective) the launch of Abu Dhabi Media’s new HD sport channels. From Endemol winning the contract to launch, delivered four new encrypted channels within a tough 4-month time frame. • Won Best Sports Broadcasters 2011 award, for delivering customized EPL coverage to the English and Arabic market in the MENA region • Executive Produced. 30hrs of weekly production of the English Premier League across 3 seasons, and Formula 1. • Initiated and led studio design projects worth $2.1m overseeing; tender, construction, and installation (one of which featured in the image above). • Recruited a multinational team of 50 staff, working as the senior manager for the MENA region. • Discovered ways to enhance efficiency and productivity of procedures and people.
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Skills
  • Content Acquisition
  • Sport
  • Production
  • Director
  • Producing
  • Commercial Negotiation
  • Documentary
  • Film
Education
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    Diploma in Factual Development and ProductionNational Film and Television School
    Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
    Goldsmiths, University of London logo
    Goldsmiths, University of London logo
    Masters in FilmmakingGoldsmiths, University of London
     - London, United Kingdom
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