Full Name
Simon Hughes
Job Title
Creative Director / VFX Supervisor
Union VFX
Speaker Bio
Simon Hughes is Union’s Creative Director. Simon studied Art and Design and Media Production Management before entering the world of Visual Effects; working at renowned studios including Cinesite, ImageEngine, Double Negative and now Union. Over the course of two decades, Simon has amassed a rare breadth of creative and technical knowledge and an enviable credit list including the Academy Award-nominated District 9, for which he was honoured with a Visual Effects Society award for Outstanding Compositing in a Feature Motion Picture. Since joining Union in 2012, Simon has bolstered his reputation as a highly inventive and flexible supervisor working on a wide variety of projects. Simon’s credits include: District 9, Safe House, Immortals, Law Abiding Citizen, The Losers, The Factory, How I Live Now, 71, Black Sea, Suffragette, Everest, Genius, The Theory of Everything, The Take, Annihilation, Oasis, Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri, Cold Pursuit, Mamma Mia! Here we go again, Radioactive, The French Dispatch, Operation Mincemeat, The Mauritanian, The Banshees of Inisherin, The Power, Poor Things and All of Us Strangers.
Simon Hughes