Los Angeles, CA, United States
Simon Sohel TaufiQue is a British-Indian, Emmy-nominated and award-winning film & tv producer and composer based in NYC. His films have been distributed by Lionsgate, Universal, Amazon, and HBO and screened at Sundance, Berlinale, Venice, SXSW, Tribeca and Telluride, including Independent Spirit Award nominations and shortlisted for the Academy Award.
Simon has collaborated with M. Night Shyamalan, Kevin Smith, Reinaldo Marcus Green, Anja Marquardt, Rashad Frett and Mary Harron. His work includes SHE’S LOST CONTROL, which won the coveted FORUM Prize at the 2014 Berlinale, nominated for nearly a dozen international awards including 3 Independent Spirit Awards, Best First Feature, and named by critics as one of the Best Independent Films of the Year. Simon also produced (and scored) the Emmy-nominated documentary, THE INTERPRETERS, spy-thriller IMPERIUM (starring Daniel Radcliffe and Toni Collette), the stigma-breaking mental health awareness HBO documentary, WEIGHT OF GOLD, and LAND OF GOLD, winner of the Tribeca/AT&T Untold Stories $1M prize (HBOMax). Recently, Simon produced RICKY, which premiered at Sundance 2023.
Simon has programmed and been a juror at Oscar-qualifying film festivals, was a Fellow of the Trans-Atlantic Producing Program, ASCAP/Columbia University Film School Composing fellowship, and Gotham Episodic Lab. He is Co-President of HRTS Associates-NY, created NYU’s SPS Producing curriculum and teaches at the Sundance CO//AB program. He is also the host of the popular Squalor NYC filmmaker salon.