Simon Morris

Writer, Producer

Before Simon Morris became resident film reviewer and arts presenter for Radio New Zealand, he had a freelance television career encompassing scriptwriting, reporting and directing. He wrote for high-rating soaps like Close to Home, City Life and Shortland Street, directed classic music videos and was a key part of the Radio with Pictures team.  

You can do anything on radio. Unlike TV, where everything is so expensive and there are so many people, you can just have one person producing a radio show. Simon Morris compares radio and television, The Residents website, 24 May 2017

Interview

Simon Morris - Funny As Interview

Interview, 2019

Funny As: The Story of New Zealand Comedy

2019, Subject - Television

Numero Bruno

2000, Narrator - Television

City Life

1996 - 1998, Writer - Television

City Life - First Episode

1996, Writer - Television

Shortland Street

1992 - 1997, Writer - Television

Public Eye

1988 - 1989, Writer - Television

Radio with Pictures - Neon Picnic

1988, Executive Producer - Television

Shark in the Park

1988 - 1991, Writer - Television

Peppermint Twist

1987, Writer - Television

Out for the Count

1987, Producer - Music video

Radio with Pictures - Billy Bragg

1987, Producer - Television

Radio with Pictures - 'Valentine's Day is Over' by Billy Bragg

1987, Producer - Television

The Physical You

1987, Producer - Music video

Radio with Pictures - North Island Music

1984, Director, Reporter - Television

Maxine

1983, Director - Music video

Radio with Pictures - John Cale and Tall Dwarfs

1983, Director, Reporter - Television

Victoria

1982, Director - Music video

Beatnik

1982, Director - Music video

Radio with Pictures - Christchurch 1982

1982, Reporter, Director - Television

Radio with Pictures - Dunedin 1982

1982, Reporter, Director - Television

Radio with Pictures - Wellington 1982

1982, Reporter - Television

See Me Go

1981, Director - Music video

Riot Squad

1981, Director - Music video

Gliding On

1985, Director - Television

From the Road - Robin Morrison: Photo Journalist

1981, Composer - Television

Radio with Pictures - My Kind of Town

1981, Director, Reporter - Television

That's Country

1984, Director - Television

Radio with Pictures

1981 - 1988, Director, Executive Producer - Television

Close to Home

1983, Writer - Television

Ready to Roll

1981 - 1987, Director - Television

Wild September Snow

1969, Composer - Short Film