Simon Pummell has created more than a dozen animated and special FX films for television, combining multiple forms of animation and performance, winning numerous international awards, and film festival career retrospectives. His first feature film Bodysong won a BAFTA (British Academy Award) and a BIFA (British Independent Film Award) among other awards. In 2010 Bodysong was re-released as a British Film Institute Collectors Edition DVD & book
In 2011 his feature documentary SHOCK HEAD SOUL, a UK/Netherlands co-production that combines feature film, installation and website, premiered at the Venice Film Festival and has toured since. Soon he will go into pre-production with his feature film BRAND NEW-U, a UK/Netherlands/Ireland co-production.
He is Course Director of the Media Design & Communication Department, Piet Zwart Institute for Post-Graduate studies & Research, Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam University.