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Simon Lord

Writer, Producer

Great Britain , South East

Current Work Details

What I do

Screenwriter, Animator, Script Editor, Researcher

Company

Various

Website

www.leblackdog.co.uk

Blog Feed

woodtreesproblem.blogspot.com

Where I work

I run my own company or organisation

Technical Skills

Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Cubase, Reason, Reaper,

Resources / Expertise

Fluent French, Professional experience in Proofreading, Story Development, Research, Coverage, Treatments, Sample Material

Availability

Paid Work or Collaboration

Training

OFVM Oxford,
Screenwriting (UKFC Approved), NVQ equivalent

NFTS,
Screenwriting Short Course, -

2003-2006

Balliol College, Oxford,
English Language and Literature, 1st Class

Shooters Q&A

Films I wish I had made

Dr. Strangelove, Blue Velvet, Withnail, Four Rooms, Watership Down, I'm Not There, La Haine, Harvey, Max, Goodbye Lenin!, The Lives of Others, Il Divo, The Life and Death of Peter Sellers, Adaptation, Another Earth, Shame, Pierrot Le Fou, Amarcord

I left the cinema during

Bore Horse

Actors I admire

Ben Kingsley, Mark Rylance, Noah Wyle, Ed Harris, Cate Blanchett (sometimes), Ian McKellen, Jack Black, Jimmy Stewart

Writers I respect

Samuel Beckett, David Lynch ('this must be where pies go when they die'), Kaufman, Christopher Hampton, Abi Morgan, Jez Butterworth, Bruce Robinson

My desert island discs

Highway 61 Revisited, Songs of Leonard Cohen, I'm Wide Awake It's Morning, Boxer, Pinkerton, In Utero, Dark Side of the Moon, London Calling

Books I have given my friends

Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man, The Interpretation of Dreams, The Odyssey, The Prince, Tropic of Cancer, Christie Malry's Own Double-Entry, The Rum Diary, Poems of Prynne, House of Meetings, Works of S.T. Coleridge, The Qur'an

My death row meal

Magret de Canard in plum jus with parmesan hash-brown and steamed asparagus

The best thing I own

Apple Red Epiphone '76 Firebird

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Joined

18/06/08

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My Work & Credits

  • play

    Two Dancers

    My role: Writer

    Format
    HD
    Production company
    James Gardner and Simon Lord Productions
    Category
    Short
  • Lonely Hearts

    My role: Writer

    Format
    unspecified
    Production company
    Third Light Films
    Category
    Short
  • Film default

    Impossible Man

    My role: Writer

    Format
    unspecified
    Production company
    James Gardner
    Category
    Music Video
  • Dark Side of Uranus

    Format
    unspecified
    Production company
    Le Black Dog
    Category
    Comedy
  • Rope Chain

    Format
    unspecified
    Production company
    Le Black Dog
    Category
    Music Video
  • Film default

    The Third Secret

    My role: Screenwriter

    Format
    unspecified
    Production company
    Swipe Films
    Category
    Feature
  • play

    Une Certaine Beaute

    My role: Writer

    Format
    HD
    Production company
    N/A
    Category
    Short
  • play

    Flight Of Passage

    My role: Writer

    Format
    HD
    Category
    Short

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