Born in 1988 in Paris of a French father and a British mother, Simon P. R. Bewick writes, directs and produces films.

Following his studies in Social sciences and a thesis in Greek Antiquity at 21 y.o., he takes part in the creation of the journal Spectres du cinéma as a writer and critic. After a few years of being a flight attendant he becomes for a short period of time a History professor at the Gobelins, lycée de l’image.


In 2012, his first documentary feature School failure, my mother and I, is selected at the FIDMarseille. It announces his work to come: an exploration of childhood and its paths and wanderings.

He expands his thoughts on childhoold focusing on the French educational system by directing In session, do not disturb in 2015, featured in the international selection in competition at the russian festival Zero Plus, before being awarded the "Plateau" Prize at the Learning By festival in 2018.


In 2013, he's selected to be the first French member of the Visionary France 4 award at the Cannes Film Festival, during the Semaine de la critique.

He is occasionaly an actor, in the films Deux, Rémi, Deux directed by Pierre Léon, Hugues directed by Pascal Cervo and Au secours ! directed by Bénédicte Brunet. He recently made a small cameo in Paul Sanchez is back! directed by Patricia Mazuy.


His latest short film What Do Dragonflies Dream Of?, produced by Triptyque Films, makes its premiere at the FIDMarseille, in 2018.

Simon is currently working on new projects, both as a director and as a producer.