Simon Hayes AMPS CAS.
PRODUCTION SOUND MIXER.

Email: simon@simon-hayes.com


AWARDS: Won OSCAR. Best Sound Mixing. Les Misérables. 2013.
Won BAFTA. Best Sound. Les Misérables. 2013.
Won CAS Award. Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing. Les Misérables. 2013.
Won Satellite Award. Best Sound Editing & Mixing. Les Misérables. 2012. ( view picture )
CONCH Awards. Best Production Sound Mixer. 2012, 2009, 2008. ( view picture )
Golden Reel Awards. USA 2000. Best Production Sound Mixer for Snatch. ( view picture )
Resolution Creative Awards. Won Best Film/post Sound Engineer 2013.
HONOURS: Member of the AMPS Council. ( www.amps.net )
AGENT: Independent Talent Group, Oxford House, 76 Oxford Street, London W1D 1BS
Phone: 0207 6366565 Fax: 0207 3230101
Features contact: Sue Greenleaves and Vanessa Jones
Commercials contact: Rachael Taylor
IMDB: Simon Hayes IMDb Page
CV Download CV (.PDF)


LIFE
Sony Pictures. Directed by Daniel Espinosa, 2016

KING ARTHUR : LEGEND OF THE SWORD
Warner Bros. Directed by Guy Ritchie, 2016

ALLIED
Paramount Pictures. Directed by Robert Zemeckis, 2016

FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM
Warner Bros. Feature Film. Directed by David Yates, 2015

TARZAN THE UNTAMED
Warner Bros. Feature Film. Directed by David Yates, 2014

KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE
Marv Films. Feature Film. Directed by Matthew Vaughn, 2013

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY( production info )
Marvel Studios. Feature Film. Directed by James Gunn, 2013

BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP
Scott Free Productions. Feature Film. Directed by Rowan Joffe, 2013

KICK ASS 2
Marv Films. Feature Film. Directed by Jeff Wadlow, 2012

THE COUNSELOR
Scott Free Productions. Feature Film. Directed by Ridley Scott, 2012

LES MISERABLES ( Production Details - 2 pictures, 1 video )
Won OSCAR 'Best Sound Mixing'.
Won BAFTA 'Best Sound'.
Won CAS Award 'Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing'.

Working Title. Feature Film. Directed by Tom Hooper, 2012

TRANCE
Cloud Eight Films. Feature Film. Directed by Danny Boyle, 2011

PROMETHEUS
Scott Free Productions. Feature Film. Directed by Ridley Scott, 2011

X-MEN FIRST CLASS
Marv Films. Feature Film. Directed by Matthew Vaughn, 2010

BEL AMI
Redwave Films. Feature Film. Directed by Declan Donnellan & Nick Ormerod, 2010

NANNY McPHEE RETURNS ( production info )
Working Title. Feature Film. Directed by Susanna White, 2009

HARRY BROWN ( production info )
Marv Films. Feature Film. Directed by Daniel Barber, 2009

KICK ASS ( production info )
Marv Films. Feature Film. Directed by Matthew Vaughn, 2008

LESBIAN VAMPIRE KILLERS ( production info )
AV Pictures. Feature Film. Directed by Phil Claydon, 2008

FRANKLYN
Recorded Picture Company. Feature Film. Directed by Gerald McMorrow, 2008

GREEN ZONE ( production info )
Working Title. Feature Film. Directed by Paul Greengrass, 2008

MAMMA MIA! ( production info )
Starplay. Feature Film. Directed by Phyllida Lloyd, 2007

FRANKLYN ( production info )
Recorded Picture Company. Feature Film. Directed by Gerald McMorrow, 2007

FILTH AND WISDOM ( production info )
HSI London. Short Film. Directed by Madonna, 2007

INCENDIARY ( production info )
Capitol Films. Feature Film. Directed by Sharon Maguire, 2007

THE BANK JOB ( production info )
Arclight Films. Feature Film. Directed by Roger Donaldson, 2007

28 WEEKS LATER... ( production info )
DNA Films. Feature Film. Directed by Juan Carlos Fresnadillo, 2006

STARDUST ( production info )
Marv Films. Feature Film. Directed by Matthew Vaughn. (Starring Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer.) 2006

SIXTY SIX ( production info 5 pictures )
Working Title. Feature Film. Directed by Paul Weiland, 2005

LOVE AND OTHER DISASTERS ( production info 1 picture )
Studio Canal. Feature Film. Directed by Alek Keshishian, 2005

COPYING BEETHOVEN ( production info 1 picture )
Sidney Kimmel Entertainment. Feature Film. Directed by Agnieszka Holland, 2005

REVOLVER ( production info )
Revolver Man/Studio Canal. Feature film. Directed by Guy Ritchie, 2004

NANNY McPHEE ( production info 2 pictures )
Working Title. Feature film. Directed by Kirk Jones (starring Emma Thompson), 2004

BRIDGET JONES DIARY 2: THE EDGE OF REASON ( production info 4 pictures )
Working Title. Feature film. Directed by Beeban Kidron (starring RenĂˆe Zellweger) 2004

LAYER CAKE ( production info 1 picture )
SKA Films. Feature film. Directed by Matthew Vaughn, 2003

SHAUN OF THE DEAD ( production info )
Working Title. Feature film. Directed by Edgar Wright, 2003

IF ONLY ( production info 1 picture )
Box Films. Feature film. Directed by Gill Junger (starring Jennifer Love-Hewitt), 2003

THE CALCIUM KID ( production info 4 pictures )
Working Title. Feature film. Directed by Alex de Rakoff, 2002

ILL BE THERE ( production info 1 picture )
Warner Bros. Feature film. Directed by Craig Ferguson (starring Charlotte Church), 2002

SWEPT AWAY ( production info 1 picture )
SKA Films. Feature film. Directed by Guy Ritchie (starring Madonna), 2001

COLLUSION ( production info)
Third Wave Films. Feature film. Directed by Richard Burridge, 2001

MEAN MACHINE ( production info 2 pictures )
SKA Films. Feature film. Directed by Barry Skolnick, 2001

JACK BROWN & THE CURSE OF THE CROWN ( production info )
Feature film. Directed by Andrew Gillman, 2001

BIRTHDAY GIRL ( production info )
(Re- Shoots). Miramax. Feature film. Directed by Jez Butterworth (starring Nicole Kidman), 2000

SNATCH. ( production info 4 pictures )
SKA Films. Feature film. Directed by Guy Ritchie, 2000
*Winner of Golden Reel Awards - Best Sound, 2000

TUBE TALES ( production info )
BSkyB. Feature film. Directed by Bob Hoskins, Jude Law, Amy Jenkins, 1999

FANNY & ELVIS ( production info )
Scala Films. Feature film. Directed by Kay Mellor, 1998

LOCK, STOCK & TWO SMOKING BARRELS ( production info 2 pictures )
SKA Films. Feature film. Directed by Guy Ritchie, 1997

4 MEN IN A CAR ( production info )
The Comic Strip Presents Television film. Directed by Peter Richardson, 1998


ARTICLES

DPA Microphones. In Conversation With Simon Hayes.
The Collaborative Audio Approach to Kingsman : The Secret Service.
Sound of the Galaxy (page 33). Headliner Magazine.
Guardians Of The Galaxy. Guardians of Audio.
Sound Recording: Guardians Of The Galaxy
Sound On Sound - Inside Track : Les Mis Sound Team. Part 1. (10 pages)
Sound On Sound - Inside Track : Les Mis Sound Team. Part 2.
695 Quarterly. Recording Les Misérables - Part 1
695 Quarterly. Recording Les Misérables - Part 2
Inside Movies - Sound Mixers explain what you should (or shouldn't) notice if it's done well
Mix Online - Oscar Sound 2013: LES MISERABLES
Mix : Oscar Supplement - LES MISERABLES
Les Misérables - Craft Featurette Video: Sound Mixing / Editing
Simon Hayes - Les Misérables Article (Audio Media)
Mic'd Up : Les Misérables (Post Magazine)
Kick Ass - Final cut article (Audio Media)
Simon Hayes, The Picture Person (Audio Media)
Layer Cake - Final cut article (Audio Media)
Swept Away - Final cut article (Audio Media)


CLIPS

Les Miserables Live Singing Featurette
Simon Hayes BAFTA Sound Master Class
Dolby Laboratories presents Simon Hayes - The Importance of Sound in Cinema
Les Miserables wins Academy Award for Best Production Sound Mixing
Anne Hathaway wins Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
Les Miserables wins BAFTA Award for Best Sound
Simon Hayes on Dolby Atmos
Les Miserables wins CAS Award for Best Production Sound


PODCASTS
Pro Tools Expert Podcast Exclusive - The Story Behind The Sound Of Les Misérables

NAGRA Magazine
Nagra V Gets Feature Approval"
The Making of Layer cake : 24bit Film Dialogue

AMPS Journal
28 Weeks Later... A Production Sound Overview
Two Nagra Vs Alpine freeze on Bridget Jones
Mixing sound on 'Sixty Six' (front-cover picture)
Hot and Cold Sound Matters on Stardust (cover story)
Front Cover Picture for 'Love & Other Distasters'


COMMERCIALS

Simon began his career as a Production Sound Mixer in commercials in the 1990's and has worked with many of the Worlds most well known Directors. Although his work is now based mostly in feature films he still enjoys mixing commercials whenever possible and these are a few of his recent credits :

MARS
OLD SPICE
APPLE
TESCO
E45
SKY
McCOYS
MINI
HALIFAX
BAILEY'S
CADBURY'S
DIET COKE
XBOX
Smith & Jones
Smith & Jones
Knucklehead
Smith & Jones
Adam Cameron
Rattling Stick
Stink Jim Hoskins
Smith & Jones
Smith & Jones
Knucklehead
Smith & Jones
RSA Matt Kirkby
Smith & Jones
Ulf Johansson
Ulf Johansson
Malcolm Venville
Ulf Johansson
Mustard
Ivan Bird
Jim Hoskins
Ulf Johansson
Ulf Johansson
Joe Roman
Ulf Johansson
Matt Kirby
Ulf Johanson


EQUIPMENT

Simon prides himself on providing Directors with the most up to date solutions for capturing original performances on film sets. He has provided ground breaking technical expertise on many projects utilising the best equipment available for every unique challenge. Full equipment list available on request.

REFERENCES

David Barron
Bernard Bellew
Tim Bevan
Chris Burden
Glenn Freemantle
Eric Fellner
James Gunn
Debra Hayward
David Heyman
Tom Hooper
Nik Korda
John Larsen
Guy Ritchie
Ridley Scott
Danny Sheehan
Mark Stoeckinger
Matthew Vaughn
Sarah Jane Wright
David Yates


Simon Hayes AMPS CAS. Production Sound Mixer. Email: simon@simon-hayes.com