Simon Allen is a British Creator, Writer and Executive Producer.

Simon Allen’s film credits include writing and Executive Producing Netflix Original horror CHOOSE OR DIE which went to Number One all over the world and received an honourable mention in Variety’s Best Horror Films of the Year.

Simon Allen’s television credits include show-running a new genre-bending Netflix supernatural show for The Conjuring director James Wan’s Atomic Monster and Raw TV,  Co-Executive Producing and writing several episodes of Apple’s Emmy-winning hit spy thriller TEHRAN, creating BBC America’s radical RTS winning queer punk cult fantasy THE WATCH (described by SFX Magazine as a ‘gleeful 21st century remix’), serving as a writer and producer on the critically prestigious first season of Sky’s long-running television sequel to Wolfgang Petersen’s DAS BOOT and show-running the epic third season of BBC One’s international hit THE MUSKETEERS after writing the acclaimed season finale for Season Two.

With director Toby Meakins, Simon Allen has made several successful horror shorts including Cannes Lions-winning FLOOR 9.5 for Fox which premiered on FX in the US to wide acclaim and viral controversy, and ghost story BREATHE for the BFI Gothic Season which is now being adapted into a major feature film.

Simon Allen is represented in the US by UTA.

Praise for Simon Allen’s THE WATCH:

Eden Arnold, Bleeding Cool: ‘Bold, brash and brilliant.’

Ed Power, The Telegraph: ‘It has a quirky humour all of its own. And writer Simon Allen isn’t afraid to have fun.’

Robert Lloyd, The Los Angeles Times: ‘A colorful, energetic treat.’

Michael Walsh, Nerdist ‘An enjoyable, funny series full of heart.’

Matt Roush, TV Guide: ‘The most crazily enjoyable series I’ve seen since AMC’s Preacher ended.’

Praise for Simon Allen’s CHOOSE OR DIE:

Guy Lodge, The Guardian: ‘After several well-regarded genre shorts, director Toby Meakins and writer Simon Allen graduate to features with this techno-horror tale… it’s a creepy, well-made calling card.’

Noel Murray, The Los Angeles Times: ‘Screenwriter Simon Allen and director Toby Meakins have come up with a genuinely clever concept.’

Jude Dry, Indie Wire: ‘Brisk and clever horror thriller…. tight script and good casting.’

Sarah Dobbs, SFX Magazine ’Smart, tense and, in its final moments, almost shockingly brutal.’

Meagan Navarro, Bloody Disgusting: ‘A breezy, fun horror movie with a playful mean streak.’

Brynna Arens, Collider: ‘Both nostalgic and fresh, paying homage to classic videogames….a lot of fun and a great casual watch for horror buffs and novices alike!’

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