Double Academy Award-winning producer Simon Chinn has been responsible for some of the most successful documentaries of recent years, known for their high production values and innovative blending of documentary and fiction techniques.

His films include UKJFF hit The Green Prince; Man on Wire, winner of the Academy Award for Best Documentary, the BAFTA for Best British Film, Outstanding Producer of Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures by the Producers Guild of America, and the Sundance Grand Jury Prize; and Searching for Sugar Man, winner of the BAFTA and Academy Award for Best Documentary, and winner of the Audience Award and Special Jury Prize (both in World Cinema – Documentary) at Sundance.