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SIMON BERESFORD

Production Designer

FEATURES:

ANOTHER YEAR

Director: Mike Leigh.

Producer: Georgina Lowe.

Starring Jim Broadbent, Imenda Staunton, David Bradley, Ruth Sheen

and Lesley Manville.

Thin Man Films.

OUT OF SEASON

Director: Jevon O'Neill.

Producer: Kim Leggatt.

Executive Producers: Philippe Martinez and Tony Blakey.

Starring Dennis Hopper, Gina Gershon, and Dominique Swain.

UKFS 6 LLP / Framewerk Produktions / Media Pro Pictures.

 
TELEVISION:

MTV: ALL STARS KWAZULA-NATAL (DURBAN) 2013

Director: Matt Askem.

Executive Producer: Richard Godfrey.

MTV.

IN THE LOOP

Director: Tony Gregory.

Series Producer: Jamie Brannan.

Sky TV.

MTV: WORLD STAGE GOTHERBURG 2012

Director: Russell Thomas.

Executive Producer: Richard Godfrey.

MTV.

ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL 2012

Director: Tony Gregory.

Producer: Dawn Davis.

Blink Productions for SKY TV.

SONG OF LUNCH

Director: Niall MacCormick.

Producer: Pier Wilkie.

Starring Emma Thompson and Alan Rickman.

BBC.

NICKELODEON KIDS CHOICE AWARDS 2008

Director: Phil Heyes.

Producer: Andy Derbyshire.

MTV.

NICKELODEON KIDS CHOICE AWARDS 2007

Director: Phil Heyes.

Producers: Dan Baldwin and Andy Derbyshire.

MTV.

THATCHER: THE LONG WALK TO FINCHLEY

Director: Niall MacCormick.

Producer: Madonna Baptiste.

Starring Rory Kinnear, Andrea Riseborough and Sam West.

Great Meadow Productions for BBC.

BRADFORD RIOTS

Director: Neil Biswas.

Producer: Nick Brown.

Starring Sacha Dhwan, Manjinder Virk, Ace Bahtti and Victor Bannerjee.

Oxford Film and TV/Channel 4 Television.

LAUREUS WORLD SPORTS AWARDS

Director: Hamish Hamilton.

Producer: James O'Brien.

Executive Producers: Ian Stewart and Simon Pizey.

Done and Dusted.

NORAH JONES & THE HANDSOME BAND: LIVE

Director: Hamish Hamilton.

Producer: Lee Lodge.

Done and Dusted.

MTV BASE AFRICA LAUNCH

Director: Russell Thomas.

Producer: Andy Derbyshire.

Executive Producer: Richard Godfrey.

Starring Will Smith.

MTV.

MTV ICON: THE CURE

Director: Tony Gregory.

Producer: Emer Patton.

Executive Producer: Richard Godfrey.

Presenter: Marilyn Manson.

MTV.

THE BRITISH STYLE AWARDS

Director: Tony Gregory.

Producer: Andi Peters.

TWI/ Channel 4.

CHURCHILL

Director: Lucy Carter.

Producer: Stewart Binns.

Starring Graham Walker. Voice-overs by Ian McKellan.

TWI/HBO/Carlton.

THE CORRS: UNPLUGGED

Director: Nick Wickham.

Producer: Richard Godfrey, Emer Patten.

MTV.

SPEAKERS CORNER - A WILDLIFE DOCUMENTARY

Director: Gavin While.

Voice-overs by Tony Benn MP.

Tyburn Productions.

CORPORATE WORK:

TRANS-GLOBAL

Producer: Mary Madigan

Nestle Management Conference

Company: Innovision

Creative and flexible set designs for conferences in locations around the world, including Brazil, Singapore and the US, for several thousand Nestle management staff.

GLOBAL CREATIVE CONFERENCE

Producer: Mary Madigan

McCann-Erickson

Company: Innovision

With the aim of encouraging interactivity and creativity amongst the participants, Simon was responsible for the conversion of an aircraft hangar at Berlin Tempelhof Airport into an innovative and spectacular `theatre in the round'. He also designed and produced supporting events outside the conference centre in various local venues.

INTERBREW

Producer: Mary Madigan

World Management Convention

Company: Innovision

A large event, spanning three locations for 300 senior management. Working on a Victorian theme Simon created sets inspired by the Great Exhibition of 1851 and the brewing heritage of the UK; spanning venues from a large country mansion to London's modern Cabot Hall Conference Hall.

NEW YORKER MAGAZINE EVENT

Cond¯ Nast

Using Glasgow's historic Old Fruit Market as a venue, Simon designed sets for a management event around the theme of the industrial revolution and Glasgow's industrial heritage.

THEATRE:

Simon studied Theatre Design at the Slade School of Art and Central St Martin's School of Art and Design. His extensive credits as designer include `Antony and Cleopatra' with Vanessa Redgrave, `Les Liaisons Dangereuses' in ZÈrich with Peter Wood, `The Dearne Valley Opera' with Stephen Dexter, `Fourplay' at the Lyric, Hammersmith, `Song of an Honorary Soulman' as a national tour, and `Pal Joey' at the Edinburgh Festival. He has worked for the RSC, De Nederlandse Opera, Scottish Opera, Houston Grand Opera and The Royal Ballet, amongst many others.

COMMERCIALS:

ROLEX (Zara Phillips/Anna Kournikova/Anouska Shankar) Dir: Andy Clark - IMG Media
ROLEX (Roger Federer) Dir: Stewart Sugg - IMG Media
ENEL Dir: Paul Arden - ASD Lionheart
QUORN Dir: Shane Meadows - Tomboy
XBOX 360 PRODUCT LAUNCH Dir: Hamish Hamilton - Done & Dusted
SUGAR PUFFS Dir: John Hollis - Radical Media
MANCHESTER RADIO Dir: Zack & Dan - Stink
AA CAR INSURANCE Dir: Seamus Masterson - Maverick Media
MARKS & SPENCER Dir: Zack & Dan - Stink
CHANNEL 4 IDENTS Dir: Matt Carter
ALLIANCE & LEICESTER Dir: Jevon O'Neill
DIY MINIS Dir: Jevon O'Neill - Hubbleberry Stiltskin
CADBURY'S FLAKE Dir: Matthias Zentner - Jane Fuller Assocs.
MTV ident Dir: Pierre Monnard - Constantine Sherlock
THE SUN 'You're Gonna Love This' Dir: Shane Meadows - Jane Fuller Assocs.
NATWEST 'Telephone' Dir: Shane Meadows - Jane Fuller Assocs.
KINDER 'Fancy Dress' Dir: Matt Carter - Rose Hackney Barber
BARCLAYCARD 'Taxi/Painting/Auction' Dir: Shane Meadows - Jane Fuller Assocs.
PRUDENTIAL Dir: Graham Fink - Fink Tank
WOTSITS (proposal) Dir: Graham Fink - Fink Tank
ORGANICS SHAMPOO 'Younger & Younger' Dir: Simon Aboud - Union Commercials
SONY PLAYSTATION Dir: Neil Harris - Partizan
QUORN 'Senior Help'/'Swimming Pool' Dir: Neil Harris - Partizan
QUORN 'Dryer'/'Fireworks' Dir: Neil Harris - Partizan
DR. MARTENS 'Feet' Dir: Neil Harris - Arden Sutherland-Dodd
NATIONAL AIDS TRUST 'Football' Dir: Dan Nathan - Serious
VODAFONE 'You Are Here' Dir: Phillipe Dussol - Union Commercials
THE MIRROR 'Changing Rooms' Dir: Andrew Gillman - Union Commercials
BARCLAYCARD 'Catch'/'Switch' Dir: Glen Carwithen - Brewers Productions
BOOTS 'Advantage Card' Dir: Matt Carter - Brewers Productions
IC 24 'Happy Lambs' Dir: Matt Carter - Brewers Productions
McDONALDS 'Happy Meal' Dir: Matt Carter ² Brewers Productions
THE CORRS 'Unplugged' Dir: Nick Wickham - MTV Europe
WHISKAS 'Catcam' Dir: Neil Harris - M&C Saatchi
McDONALDS 'Diner' Dir: Neil Harris - Arden Sutherland-Dodd
DE BEERS DIAMONDS 'Christmas Tree' Japan Dir: Glen Carwithen - Brewers Productions
S.W.E.B. Dir: Glen Carwithen - Brewers Productions
STRONGBOW CIDER Dir: Glen Carwithen - Brewers Productions
KP SKIPS Dir: Glen Carwithen - Brewers Productions
MASTERCARD Idents for Brit Awards Dir: Glen Carwithen - Brewers Productions
JACOBS COFFEE Dir: Glen Carwithen - Brewers Productions
KRAFT CHEESE Dir: Glen Carwithen - Brewers Productions
LABOUR PARTY POLITICAL BROADCAST Dir: Glen Carwithen - Brewers Productions
ANGLIA WATER Dir: Glen Carwithen - Brewers Productions

PROMOS:

ELTON JOHN 'Electricity' Dir: Steven Daldry - Working Title TV
NORAH JONES LIVE ftr. Dolly Parton Dir: Hamish Hamilton - Done & Dusted
TOPLOADER 'Some Kind of Wonderful' Dir: Stylewar - Jane Fuller Assocs.
COUSTEAU 'Talking To Myself' Dir: Two Big Eyes - Partizan
DEAD RELATIVE 'Vendetta' Dir: Zak & Dan - Arden Sutherland-Dodd
THE CORRS 'Unplugged' Dir: Nick Wickham - MTV Europe
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