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Brett Simon
BRETT SIMON
DIRECTOR - ASSASSINATION OF A HIGH SCHOOL PRESIDENT

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BRETT SIMON makes his feature directorial debut with ASSASSINATION OF A HIGH SCHOOL PRESIDENT.


Simon’s music videos have captured intricate narratives and visceral performances while maintaining a strong commitment to visual experimentation. Simon has worked with such bands as Queens of the Stone Age, Sum 41, and The Killers.


Simon’s short films and videos have appeared in festivals around the world including Sundance, Toronto, Telluride and ResFest, where they have won several first prizes. Simon’s short “The Sailor’s Girl” was created under Fox Searchlab and screened at Sundance 2005. Simon’s short “Counterfeit Film” was made with a photocopy machine and won awards around the world. Before moving to Los Angeles, Simon taught film history and digital filmmaking at UC Berkeley. Simon graduated from Princeton University with a degree in Comparative Literature and Creative Writing.