Simon has worked over a wide range of video productions, from corporate to documentary. He is an editor and camera man and has worked as such over Europe and Worldwide, and has set his sights on adventure program production further afield, believing in the power of visual communication and good story telling! He also loves paragliding, biking, skiing, windsurfing, surfing, diving, travel, wildlife and good food and company.

On Call with Sidmouth Lifeboat

On Call with Sidmouth Lifeboat Simon our DOP is a trainee crew member on the Sidmouth lifeboat. We made this film for all the wonderful volunteer crew, shore team, support team and fundraisers on the Sidmouth lifeboat. It is theirs to show and share. The Sidmouth lifeboat is independent of the RNLI and the volunteer…

Natural History Showreel – Southern Ocean

Natural History Showreel – Southern Ocean Demonstrating a variety of shot angles and recording methods to shoot Natural History subjects on a two-month voyage to Ascension, The Falklands, South Georgia and the Antarctic Peninsula. Producing content for a documentary about the UK Overseas Territories. Camera angles include a standard tripod pan/tilt, Libec crane with counterbalance…

Drone/UAV Showreel

Drone/UAV Showreel I decided to invest in training for commercial UAV work (CAA PfCO) to compliment my traditional ground based camerawork. In the meantime I’ve been very fortunate to work on several projects and gather some important airtime to build up my flying hours. Here is a short showreel of what I’ve been up to…

Working the Sea

Working the Sea ‘Working the Sea’ follows the fortunes of the Bagwells, a Sidmouth fishing family from the forties when young Stan was fishing with his father in a borrowed boat, to the nineties when they have two fish shops, two trawlers fishing out of Brixham, and three boats working off the beach at Sidmouth.…

Fishing for Clovelly herring

Fishing for Clovelly herringFishing for Clovelly Herring follows traditional herring fisherman, Stephen Perham, as he rows out into Bideford Bay before dawn to shoot his nets. He explains his personal crusade to try and revive the local, sustainable herring fishery and get more people eating Clovelly herring. Filmed & edited by Simon Vacher Sound assistant…