Simon Bland


Simons’ exceptional eye & sensitivity for detailed work has lead to him being much sought after by clients, a creative Colourist and experienced Online Editor, specialising in Baselight, Autodesk Flame Premium, Autodesk Lustre, and Avid Symphony. He joined our vision team in 2001, having previously worked at VTR, Soho London.

Attracted by his grading style, efficiency and good humour, Simon has built a strong reputation. Confident in working across a wide variety of genres including natural history, documentaries, drama, ob-doc, animation and commercials, he regularly proves his versatility and creative drive.

Simon has built an impressive Natural History credit list for broadcasters and platforms such as BBC, Disney+, Netflix and Apple TV.

Simon recently won his second Best Grade RTS WoE this time for┬áhis work on the BBC flagship series Dynasites II with Sir David Attenborough. His rich visual style and technical expertise was championed by the judges. ”The smallest detail was brought to life with skill and a wonderful eye for colour.”



Credits Include:

Frozen Planet II : BBC One
Prehistoric Planet : Apple TV +
Dynasties II : BBC One
The Green Planet: BBC One
The Earthshot Prize Repairing Our Planet: BBC One
Breaking Boundaries: The Science of Our Planet: Netflix
Earth at Night in Colour: Apple TV
David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet: Theatrical Release and Netflix
Meerkats: A Dynasties Special: BBC One
Hostile Planet: National Geographic
Dynasties : BBC One
The Natural World: Tasmania: Weird and Wonderful: BBC Two
Red Ape: Saving the Orangutan: BBC Two
Monkeys: An Amazing Animal Family: Sky One
Wild West: Americas Great Frontier: BBC Two
Attenborough and the Giant Dinosaur: BBC


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