12/06/19

Simon has been selected for

BAFTA CREW 2019

Simon has been selected for the BFI Network x Bafta Crew 2019/2020, a professional development and network programme connecting emerging talent to BAFTA-winners and nominees. With the support of the BFI Network and BAFTA, Simon will plan and shoot his next film 'One Train At A Time' plus an exciting television commission to be announced later in the year. 

10/06/19

Simon talks to SPOTLIGHT!

In this special episode, Simon talks to Christina Carè about telling LGBTQ+ stories on screen. Simon also talks through his journey from an actor to a director, and the pair delve into some of the pressing issues facing performers who are members of the LGBTQ+ community. 

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The Spotlight Podcast is available on Spotify, ITunes, Podbean and on the Spotlight Website. Listen HERE to the Episode!

13/05/19

'Hold Hands or Hide'

FINALIST IN THE

HYPERWAVE FILM AWARDS

As the films year of festival selections and screenings draws to a close, 'Hold Hands or Hide' is a finalist in the prestigious Hyperwave Film Awards for Best Short Film: Impact Awareness. Winners announced at the Gala Ceremony on 17th May in Los Angeles, US.

09/10/18

'Hold Hands or Hide'

OFFICIAL SELECTION

'Hold Hands or Hide' has made another OFFICIAL SELECTION this time at the acclaimed London Lift-Off Festival 2018.

01/05/19

'Hold Hands or Hide'

NOW AVAILABLE ON AMAZON PRIME

The award winning short film 'Hold Hands or Hide' is now available to watch on Amazon Prime UK and US.

25/09/18

'Hold Hands or Hide'

OFFICIAL SELECTION

'Hold Hands or Hide' has been selected for the 24th annual Cheries-Cheris LGBTQ+ Film Festival. The film will play in the COMPETITION COURTS METRAGES GAY 3 on 24th November at 17.30 and 27th November at 12.30. For further details please click here.

16/09/18

'Hold Hands or Hide'

wins BEST LGBT FILM

'Hold Hands or Hide' wins BEST LGBT FILM at the Bristol Independent Film Festival. Director Simon Wegrzyn and cast members Rick Yale and Kevin Grogan were in attendance to pick up the award at the beautiful Everyman Cinema in Bristol on 15th & 16th September 2018.

15/08/18

'Hold Hands or Hide'

featured in GNI Magazine!

'Hold Hands or Hide' is featured in an exclusive blog post for GNI Mag, Northern Ireland's leading lifestyle magazine for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

 

Click here to read the full post.

12/08/18

'Hold Hands or Hide'

wins BEST WRITER at the Queen Palm International Film Festival 2018

'Hold Hands or Hide' wins BEST WRITER in the short film category at QIFF 2018 and receives an HONORABLE MENTION from the Jury in the BEST SHORT FILM - LOVE IS LOVE category.  

10/08/18

'Hold Hands or Hide'

is an OFFICIAL SELECTION at the

Bristol Independent Film Festival 2018

'Hold Hands or Hide'  is an OFFICIAL SELECTION at BIFF 2018. The film is also nominated for BEST LGBT FILM. The festival will take place on the 15th and 16th September at the Everyman Cinema in Bristol. 

05/08/18

'Hold Hands or Hide'

OFFICIAL SELECTION and NOMINATIONS at the Queen Palm International Film Festival 2018

'Hold Hands or Hide' is an OFFICIAL SELECTION and has also received two nominations - BEST SHORT FILM in the LOVE IS LOVE Category and BEST WRITER for Simon Wegrzyn.

13/06/18

'Hold Hands or Hide'

wins BEST LGBTQ SHORT

'Hold Hands or Hide' wins BEST LGBTQ SHORT at the Global Film Festival Awards 2018. 

14/05/18

'Hold Hands or Hide'

wins AWARD OF MERIT

'Hold Hands or Hide' wins the acclaimed Award of Merit in the Global Shorts Awards 2018. 

18/04/18

OFFICIAL SELECTION for

'Hold Hands or Hide'

'Hold Hands or Hide' has made the Official Selection at OutFest Peru 2018. The film will play in Spanish subtitles in Lima, the Capital of Peru, from 28th June - 27th July. 

17/04/18

'Hold Hands or Hide'

featured in GAY TIMES Magazine

'Hold Hands or Hide' has been featured in Gay Times Magazine by Lewis Corner. Read the full article here

15/04/18

OFFICIAL SELECTION for

'Hold Hands or Hide'

'Hold Hands or Hide' has made the Official Selection for the Global Film Festival Awards and has been nominated for BEST LGBTQ Film. Award Winners will be announced early June!

05/04/18

'Hold Hands or Hide'

wins BEST LGBT SHORT

'Hold Hands or Hide' wins the award for BEST LGBT SHORT at the

INDEPENDENT SHORTS AWARDS in Los Angeles.

30/03/18

Trailer lands for

'Hold Hands or Hide'

The trailer for Simon's debut short film

'Hold Hands or Hide' is now live on Vimeo!