Simeon Bryan

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Simeon Bryan is an accomplished cinematographer who has worked successfully across the full spectrum of film and broadcast industries. His training began in London in 1884 working as a runner and trainee loader for renowned new romantic TVC and music video director Howard Guard. Since then he has worked on over 500 cinema and television commercials, 18 feature drama and documentary films as well as dozens of television series. Simeon has worked across all continents and with many different cultures and societies.

He founded documentary production company Indigo Films in 2000 and produced and shot a slate of successful and award-winning films including Jimmy Little’s Gentle Journey (2003) ABC TV, Our Community (2005) Museum of Australia and Where the Streets have No Name (2010) Phoenix International/Lakeside/Toronto Commffest Film Festivals.

Other recent non-fiction cinematography credits include Open House (2016/17) and Kitchen Cabinet (2015) with Annabel Crabb, ABC TV, First Contact Series 2 (2016), Blackfella Films, SBS TV,  Blood & Thunder, The Sound of Alberts (2015), Bombora, ABC TV and Norfolk Island: A Modern Mutiny (2016), Heiress Films, SBS TV.

He also has substantial experience with comedy, having worked on a number of landmark series in recent years including Chandon Pictures (2009) ABC, At Home with Julia (2011) ABC, A Moody Christmas (2012) and The Moodys (2014) ABC, two series of Soul Mates (2014/16) ABC and most recently Wham Bam Thankyou ‘Maam (2016) ABC.

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