SIMON HAYES

AMPS CAS
 

Production Sound Mixer

AWARDS

OSCAr Best Sound Mixing. Les Misérables. 2013.

BAFTA Best Sound. Les Misérables. 2013.

CAS Award Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing. Les Misérables. 2013.
Satellite Award Best Sound Editing & Mixing. Les Misérables. 2012. 
CONCH Awards Best Production Sound Mixer. 2012, 2009, 2008. 
Golden Reel Awards USA 2000.Best Production Sound Mixer for Snatch. 
Resolution Creative Awards Best Film/post Sound Engineer 2013.

Credits

Cats

Working Title. Feature Film. Directed by Tom Hooper, 2018/2019.

Yesterday

Working Title. Feature Film. Directed by Danny Boyle, 2018

aladdin

Lin Pictures Walt Disney Pictures. Feature Film. Directed by Guy Ritchie, 2018

Mary Poppins Returns

Marc Platt Productions, Walt Disney Pictures. Feature Film. Directed by Rob Marshall, 2018

Life
Columbia Pictures. Feature Film. Directed by Daniel Espinosa, 2017

 

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Safehouse Pictures. Feature Film. Directed by Guy Ritchie, 2017

 

Allied

GK Films. Feature Film. Directed by Rovert Zemeckis, 2016

 

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Warner Bros. Feature Film. Directed by David Yates, 2016

The Legend of Tarzan
Warner Bros. Feature Film. Directed by David Yates, 2016

KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE
Marv Films. Feature Film. Directed by Matthew Vaughn, 2014

 

BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP
Scott Free Productions. Feature Film. Directed by Rowan Joffe, 2014


GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY
Marvel Studios. Feature Film. Directed by James Gunn, 2014

 

THE COUNSELOR
Scott Free Productions. Feature Film. Directed by Ridley Scott, 2013


KICK ASS 2
Marv Films. Feature Film. Directed by Jeff Wadlow, 2013

 

TRANCE 
Cloud Eight Films. Feature Film. Directed by Danny Boyle, 2013

LES MISERABLES
Won OSCAR 'Best Sound Mixing'. Won BAFTA 'Best Sound'. Won CAS Award.
Working Title. Feature Film. Directed by Tom Hooper, 2012

PROMETHEUS
Scott Free Productions. Feature Film. Directed by Ridley Scott, 2012

 

BEL AMI 
Redwave Films. Feature Film. Directed by Declan Donnellan & Nick Ormerod, 2012

X-MEN FIRST CLASS 
Marv Films. Feature Film. Directed by Matthew Vaughn, 2011

NANNY McPHEE RETURNS
Working Title. Feature Film. Directed by Susanna White, 2010

 

KICK ASS 
Marv Films. Feature Film. Directed by Matthew Vaughn, 2010

 

GREEN ZONE
Working Title. Feature Film. Directed by Paul Greengrass, 2010

HARRY BROWN 
Marv Films. Feature Film. Directed by Daniel Barber, 2009

VAMPIRE KILLERS
AV Pictures. Feature Film. Directed by Phil Claydon, 2009

FRANKLYN 
Recorded Picture Company. Feature Film. Directed by Gerald McMorrow, 2008

MAMMA MIA! 
Starplay. Feature Film. Directed by Phyllida Lloyd, 2008

 

THE BANK JOB
Arclight Films. Feature Film. Directed by Roger Donaldson, 2008

FILTH AND WISDOM 
HSI London. Short Film. Directed by Madonna, 2008

INCENDIARY
Capitol Films. Feature Film. Directed by Sharon Maguire, 2008

 

STARDUST
Marv Films. Feature Film. Directed by Matthew Vaughn. (Starring Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer.) 2007

28 WEEKS LATER... 
DNA Films. Feature Film. Directed by Juan Carlos Fresnadillo, 2007

SIXTY SIX
Working Title. Feature Film. Directed by Paul Weiland, 2006

LOVE AND OTHER DISASTERS
Studio Canal. Feature Film. Directed by Alek Keshishian, 2006

COPYING BEETHOVEN 
Sidney Kimmel Entertainment. Feature Film. Directed by Agnieszka Holland, 2006

 

NANNY McPHEE
Working Title. Feature film. Directed by Kirk Jones (starring Emma Thompson), 2005


REVOLVER
Revolver Man/Studio Canal. Feature film. Directed by Guy Ritchie, 2005

BRIDGET JONES DIARY 2: THE EDGE OF REASON
Working Title. Feature film. Directed by Beeban Kidron (starring RenÈe Zellweger) 2004

LAYER CAKE
SKA Films. Feature film. Directed by Matthew Vaughn, 2004

 

JACK BROWN & THE CURSE OF THE CROWN 
Feature film. Directed by Andrew Gillman, 2004

 

THE CALCIUM KID
Working Title. Feature film. Directed by Alex de Rakoff, 2004

SHAUN OF THE DEAD
Working Title. Feature film. Directed by Edgar Wright, 2004

IF ONLY 
Box Films. Feature film. Directed by Gill Junger (starring Jennifer Love-Hewitt), 2004

 

COLLUSION
Third Wave Films. Feature film. Directed by Richard Burridge, 2003

I'LL BE THERE
Warner Bros. Feature film. Directed by Craig Ferguson (starring Charlotte Church), 2003

SWEPT AWAY 
SKA Films. Feature film. Directed by Guy Ritchie (starring Madonna), 2002

MEAN MACHINE 
SKA Films. Feature film. Directed by Barry Skolnick, 2001

BIRTHDAY GIRL 
(Re- Shoots). Miramax. Feature film. Directed by Jez Butterworth (starring Nicole Kidman), 2001

SNATCH
SKA Films. Feature film. Directed by Guy Ritchie, 2000
*Winner of Golden Reel Awards - Best Sound, 2000

TUBE TALES 
BSkyB. Feature film. Directed by Bob Hoskins, Jude Law, Amy Jenkins, 1999

FANNY & ELVIS
Scala Films. Feature film. Directed by Kay Mellor, 1998

4 MEN IN A CAR 
The Comic Strip Presents Television film. Directed by Peter Richardson, 1998

LOCK, STOCK & TWO SMOKING BARRELS
SKA Films. Feature film. Directed by Guy Ritchie, 1998

 
 

about

Simon's feature credits include David Yates' Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, James Gunn's Guardians of the Galaxy and Matthew Vaughn's Kingsman:The Secret Service.

He has collaborated regularly with director Matthew Vaughn on Layer Cake,Stardust, Kick Ass and X-Men: First Class. He has also collaborated numerous times with Guy Ritchie on Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels, Snatch, Revolver and King Arthur : Knights of the Round Table.

Other varied film credits include David Yates' The Legend of Tarzan, Ridley Scott's Prometheus and The Counselor, Danny Boyle's Trance, Daniel Barber's Harry Brown, Paul Greengrass's Green Zone, Phyllida Lloyd's Mamma Mia!, Edgar Wright's Shaun of the Dead.

He was born in London and began his career in the film industry when he was 16, working as a runner in a Commercials production company. At 18 he moved into the sound department as an assistant and then Boom Operator. He mixed his first feature film at 27 years old.

 

Articles

Magazine & Video

Clips

Podcast

Nagra magazine

AMPS Journal

 

Gallery

 
 

Commercials

His career as a Production Sound Mixer began in commercials in the early 1990’s and he has worked with many of the Worlds most well known Directors. Although his work is based in feature films he still enjoys mixing commercials whenever possible. These are a few of his recent credits-

 

 

MARS                               Smith & Jones             Ulf Johansson

OLD SPICE                 Smith & Jones             Ulf Johansson

APPLE                              Knucklehead               Malcolm Venville

TESCO                            Smith & Jones             Ulf Johansson

E45                                  Adam Cameron           Mustard

SKY                                   Rattling Stick               Ivan Bird

McCOYS                         Stink                             Jim Hoskins

MINI                                 Smith & Jones            Ulf Johansson

HALIFAX                        Smith & Jones             Ulf Johansson

BAILEY'S                       Knucklehead               Joe Roman

CADBURY'S                 Smith & Jones            Ulf Johansson

DIET COKE                  RSA                              Matt Kirkby

XBOX                                Smith & Jones             Ulf Johanson

Equipment

Simon prides himself on providing Directors with the most up to date solutions for capturing original performances on film sets. He has provided ground breaking technical expertise on many projects utilising the best equipment available for every unique challenge. Full equipment list available on request.

 
 

Contact

Mobile: 07973 671053                       Email: simon@simonhayes.com

AGENT: Independent Talent Group, Oxford House, 76 Oxford Street, London W1D 1BS
Phone: 0207 6366565 Fax: 0207 3230101
Features contact: Sue Greenleaves and Vanessa Jones 
Commercials contact: Rachael Taylor

IMDB: Simon Hayes IMDb Page

Refferences

David Barron

Bernard Bellew

Tim Bevan
Chris Burden

Glenn Freemantle
Eric Fellner

James Gunn
Debra Hayward

David Heyman
Tom Hooper

Nik Korda
John Larsen
Guy Ritchie
Ridley Scott
Danny Sheehan
Mark Stoeckinger
Matthew Vaughn 
Sarah Jane Wright

David Yates