Simon Hunter began his career as a screenwriter and producer. He wrote Twisted Tales: Bonus Mileage, produced by Australian icon Bryan Brown for the Nine Network Australia. Simon’s screenplay secured Academy Award winner Geoffrey Rush to star in the episode.
He has worked under contract as a writer and producer for Columbia Tristar USA, Columbia Tristar Australia, Fox Family Channel USA, Fred Silverman Productions USA and numerous US and Australian production companies.
His previous positions include Director of the Centre for Film & TV at Bond University and President of New York Film Academy Abu Dhabi and Australia. He has served on numerous arts boards including the Gold Coast Arts Centre and Gold Coast Film Festival.
Simon has been the Executive Chairman for Sydney Actors School since 2017 and is now Executive Chairman of both Waterloo Studios and Sydney Film School.