Based at Company 3 London. Available virtually through any Company 3 Virtual Outpost.
Simon Bourne joined Company 3 as that company assumed Framestore’s illustrious color grading department. Since joining Framestore in 2008, he has graded an enormous number of highly creative spots for major brands including Google, Coca Cola, BMW, Hennessey, Guinness and Zalando. He has collaborated frequently with such filmmaking luminaries as Daniel Wolfe, Kim Gehrig, Tom Hooper, Ian Pons Jewel, Salomon Ligthelm, Dan Delifice, Yorgos Lanthimos, Eliot Rausch, Aoife McArdle, Savannah Leaf, Grant Singer and Romain Gavras.
Prior to joining Framestore, Bourne was a major creative force at London-based companies, first MPC, where he worked his way up from color assist to junior colorist and then VTR, where he became a senior colorist working regularly on major commercials and the occasional features, such as the highly acclaimed Catch me Daddy, which opened that 2014 Cannes Film Festival. Prior to that, he was at Dean Street Post, where he learned all facets of grading from industry-leading artists.
A lifelong lover of everything to do with cinema, the London native began his career after focusing on art studies in school. Bourne has received a great deal of recognition for his outstanding work over the years. He has taken home multiple Creative Circle Awards, British Arrow Craft Awards, UK Music Video Awards and Kinsale Shark Awards and received many more nominations.