Infinite "Red Car Chase"
Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw - "Motorcycle Chase"
Hyundai - "The Gauntlet"
Nissan - "The Briefcase"
From Angelina Jolie defying bullets and gravity, swinging from suspension cables, to Mark Wahlberg riding a motorcycle off the edge of a cliff and landing on the wing of a flying C-17 cargo jet, to Brad Pitt chasing an out-of-control 30 ton garbage truck, plowing through grid-locked Manhattan traffic during a zombie apocalypse, to Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham in a Peterbilt truck, hooking a chain to the wing of a UH-60 Black Hawk Helicopter, to Felicity Jones hanging from a collapsing skyramp, strafed by a Tie Fighter, trying to transmit plans for the Death Star, to Emily Blunt blown across no man’s land fighting an alien army, to Matt Damon atop a high-jacked motorcycle, maneuvering exploding molotov cocktails and rioters through the narrow streets of Greece, Simon has directed and created some of the biggest, greatest – and most memorable – white-knuckle stunts and edge-of-your-seat action sequences in movies.
In films such as Laura Croft: Tomb Raider, Infinite, World War Z, Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Edge of Tomorrow, Jason Bourne, The Huntsman: Winter’s War and many others – Simon has worked alongside the biggest box office stars, connecting every adrenaline-charged fight, jump, chase and explosion to the characters surviving them through meticulous planning, balancing spectacle with sharp emotional storytelling.
Simon’s career began as a stunt performer himself, accomplishing some of the most famous stunts in modern movie history, such as horizontally repelling across a weighted rope from a flying DC-9 to a Lockheed JetStar at 150 miles per hour, fighting a 15,000 foot altitude windchill of 90 degrees below zero in the now-classic thriller Cliffhanger, setting an official Guinness World Record as the“most expensive stunt performed in the air” due to its unprecedented level of danger and complexity.
As a commercial director, Simon’s unparalleled expertise as an action storyteller has produced epic campaigns framing big screen action inside of single sleek spots for clients like Nissan, Hyundai, Infiniti, Nationwide Insurance and Harman Kardon.