Short Biography Simon Frampton

Born 28/5/1960


Greshams School Holt Norfolk

Higher Education

University of Kent at Canterbury 1979-82

Hons Economic and Social History

London International Film School 1986-88

Distinction in Art of Film Making

Organising British Petroleum Expo at Riverside Theatre

The first International Student Film Festival

Commissioned by Help The Aged to make series of 6 Films around UK

Staging of Films to Her Royal Highness Princess Diana at Hilton Hotel Park Lane

Various Film commissions from the Arts Council of Great Britain

Including a dance film celebrating the common roots of Kathak, Raqs Sharqi and Flamenco

A Drama short I wrote and directed won in International competition and was subsequently bought by BBC

A film  to help profoundly deaf people use Libraries

Set up a Cinema with help Suffolk Digital Network for Quay Theatre.

Programmed cinema for 10 years with a mix of best of World Cinema as well as usual Hollywood films.

Set up Green Desert Films to teach Film Making to deprived children

Worked on live streaming of shows from Royal Opera House and National theatre to Quay Theatre

Concurrent with above set up Sudbury Film Club  Lecturing on History and Art of Film Making since January 2011. I have written and presented over 100 new lectures in 100 successive months and still going!