Simon Clowes was born in London, England and was educated at Central Saint Martin's College of Art of Design and the London College of Printing (both divisions of the University of the Arts London). After graduating with a Bachelors Degree in Graphic Media Design, Simon briefly joined BBC Broadcast before relocating to Los Angeles to pursue his career in design for Film and Television.
Clowes is now Creative Director at Prologue Films in Venice, CA, having designed and directed a diverse range of projects from television and film title sequences to network graphics packages, commercials and visual effects. His portfolio includes films such as X-Men: First Class, Sherlock Holmes, Orphan, Superman Returns and the Oscar-nominated Across the Universe. He has also designed and art directed multiple award winning graphics packages for ESPN’s broadcasts.
Clowes’ work has attracted industry recognition including Emmy Award nominations, a Special Jury Recognition from South by Southwest, a Silver Cube from Art Directors Club, awards for typographic excellence, and awards from The New York TV and Film Festival and Promax/BDA US.