Simon Braund

Simon Braund is an author, film journalist, and editor. He was Empire magazine's Los Angeles Editor and has written for The UK Sunday Times, The London Evening Standard, Q, The Observer, Total Film, Time Out, The Financial Times, and, by a quirk of syndication, Dutch Penthouse. Simon is the co-author and editor of the 2013 book The Greatest Movies You'll Never See, currently in the early stages of development as a TV show. He is the author of Orson Welles Portfolio: Sketches and Drawings from the Welles Estate (written in collaboration with Orson Welles' daughter Beatrice), and Janis Joplin: Queen of Psychedelic Rock. His latest book, Total Recall: The Official Story of the Film, is due for publication by Random House in 2024. He is a two-time nominee for the Hollywood Publicists Guild All Media Journalist of the Year Award. And was robbed both times!
  • Job Title: Writer
  • Competency: Film, music, books
  • Languages: English
  • Alumni: Trent University, Nottingham, UK