New York Film Academy Guest Speakers
Nicholas Simon is a producer based in Bangkok, Thailand and he is the Founder and CEO of Indochina Productions. His vast Asian filmmaking experience dates back to the early ‘90s, with Indochina Productions being the only company in South East Asia to produce and service big-budget Hollywood studio films and Fortune 500 advertising commercial needs. Indochina Productions operates throughout Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Japan, The Philippines, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, The Maldives, Singapore, Bangladesh, and Malaysia.
Simon pioneered big-budget filmmaking in Vietnam with Warner Brothers/Legendary Films’ Kong: Skull Island starring Samuel L. Jackson and in Bangladesh with Netflix’s Extraction, starring Chris Hemsworth. His recent productions include Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods starring Chadwick Boseman and A24’s A Prayer Before Dawn, starring Peaky Blinders’ Joe Cole. Indochina’s TV commercial resume includes award-winning spots for Apple, Toyota, and Samsung among others.
A Prayer Before Dawn, Kong: Skull Island, Da 5 Bloods, Extraction