Simon Carter



Simon Carter

Creative Director ELAN STUDIOS

Current Location

London, UK

Simon is available for work

I am passionate about creating original, conceptually strong, contemporary content. I can draw on a deep knowledge of design, advertising, photography, cinema, animation and fine art to create contextually and culturally rich ideas. I have proven project management skills, am able to run budgets and teams for long or short-term projects. I excel at leading teams in still and moving image creation on set or location using knowledge and skills gained from years of production. Clients: Getty Images, Spyker Cars, Metropolitan Police, BAR Formula One Team (now Mercedes F1), National Geographic, Sony, Time Magazine, Toshiba, Bloomsbury Books, BBC and award winning work for MTV studios. International experience includes shoots in Paris, Frankfurt, Sydney, Tokyo, New York, Los Angeles, Miami, across the US South West and the Death Valley, Joshua Tree, White Sands National Monuments. Writer, Director and Director of Photography for moving image projects. Collaborating with Spanning Labs SF in Web3 product development. NFT Artist on Known Origin Foundation Simon Carter Gallery Cryptovoxels Member BAFTA Graduate The Royal College of Art. Instagram: simoncarter_photography simon_carter_art srcpreparations

  • Brands Simon has worked with
    • Elan Studios
    • QVC
    • Bermuda Shorts
    • Mrand Mrs Smith
    • Etv Media Group
    • Hdri Studio
    • Aka Pizzaz
    • Plume Partners
  • Simon's past titles
    • Creative Director
    • Senior Art Director
    • Photographer
    • Art Director
    • Writer
    • Art Director
    • Freelance Photographer
    • Art Director
    • Creative Producer
    • Animation Director
    • Executive Producer
    • Founder
    • Director Of Photography
    • Title Specialist
Work Preference
Location Preference

Open to relocation

Work Pattern

Open to Full time or Part time work

Employment Preference
  • Permanent Positions
  • Freelance Assignments

Creative Director

Elan Studios

May 2019 - Present

Elan Studios is a company I set up in 1992 to enable myself and my crews to collaborate on many different types of design and production work. When requested, I join other companies to work on large i...

Senior Art Director

Elan Studios

Jan 2016 - Present

I have been lucky enough to work in varied creative roles across several visual industries including advertising, branding, photography, film and television. This wide creative experience is extremely...

Photographer 'The West' and 'The Contemporary West'

Elan Studios

Mar 2015 - Present

Documenting life on family run ranches in the USA. 'The West' is a black and white documentary series capturing the knowledge, skills and processes of tradtional ranching. 'The Contemporary West' is a...

Art Director, Writer, Designer, Photographer, Model Builder

Elan Studios

Apr 2011 - Present

SRC Preparations, incorporates my writing, photography, story telling and model building skills in a miniature world of historic racing car construction. It is the result of an...


Elan Studios

Jun 2007 - Present

Having a full understanding of story, character and structure is essential to creating any successful moving image content. Be it a commercial, infomercial, fashion promo or drama-documentary my intui...

  • Art Direction


  • Photography


  • Video Direction


  • Photo Shoot Production


  • Fashion Photography


  • Fine Art Photography








Royal College of Art


Photography / Film / Graphics

1987 to 1989

University of Brighton

Bachelor of Arts

Graphic Design

1984 to 1987

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