Simon Young

VP EMEA Acquisitions, Shorts International

Simon Young has been an integral member of the short film community since 2000 when he joined Morphe Art Pictures in Barcelona. In 2002 he moved to Shorts International in the UK, which now incorporates Shorts TV – a 24/7 specialised international short film TV channel. He has helped to acquire an extensive and diverse catalogue of high-quality short films that are distributed to broadcasters and new media outlets worldwide including iTunes and other online platforms and also Shorts International’s own network: Shorts TV. Simon is a veteran of the short film festival circuit and is a regular jury and panel member at film events. For 11 years has also been working as one of the Short Film programme Advisors at the BFI London Film Festival.

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