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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

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Interview

Simon Morris - Funny As Interview

Interview, 2019

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Funny As: The Story of New Zealand Comedy

2019, Subject - Television

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Struggle No More

2006, Subject - Film

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Numero Bruno

2000, Narrator - Television

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City Life

1996 - 1998, Writer - Television

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City Life - First Episode

1996, Writer - Television

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Shortland Street

1992 - 1997, Writer - Television

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Public Eye

1988 - 1989, Writer - Television

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Radio with Pictures - Neon Picnic

1988, Executive Producer - Television

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Shark in the Park

1988 - 1991, Writer - Television

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Peppermint Twist

1987, Writer - Television

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Out for the Count

1987, Producer - Music video

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Radio with Pictures - Billy Bragg

1987, Producer - Television

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

1987, Producer - Television

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The Physical You

1987, Producer - Music video

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Radio with Pictures - North Island Music

1984, Director, Reporter - Television

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Maxine

1983, Director - Music video

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Radio with Pictures - John Cale and Tall Dwarfs

1983, Director, Reporter - Television

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Victoria

1982, Director - Music video

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Beatnik

1982, Director - Music video

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Radio with Pictures - Christchurch 1982

1982, Reporter, Director - Television

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Radio with Pictures - Dunedin 1982

1982, Reporter, Director - Television

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Radio with Pictures - Wellington 1982

1982, Reporter - Television

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See Me Go

1981, Director - Music video

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Riot Squad

1981, Director - Music video

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Gliding On

1985, Director - Television

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From the Road - Robin Morrison: Photo Journalist

1981, Composer - Television

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Radio with Pictures - My Kind of Town

1981, Director, Reporter - Television

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That's Country

1984, Director - Television

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Radio with Pictures

1981 - 1988, Director, Executive Producer - Television

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Close to Home

1983, Writer - Television

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Ready to Roll

1981 - 1987, Director - Television

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Wild September Snow

1969, Composer - Short Film