Simon Chinn

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Simon Chinn
OccupationFilm producer
Notable workSearching for Sugar Man
Man On Wire
RelativesJonathan Chinn (brother)

Simon Chinn is a British film producer, founder of Red Box Films and co-founder of Lightbox. He produced a number of feature documentaries, including Man on Wire and Searching for Sugar Man, both winners of the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature Film.[1][2]

He went to school with Louis Theroux and he produced the documentary My Scientology Movie written by Theroux. Chinn's brother, Jonathan, is a television producer.[3]



  1. ^ Mitchell, Wendy (2012-12-20). "Simon Chinn | Features | Screen". Screen Daily. Retrieved 2013-03-02.
  2. ^ "CoP Talk: Simon Chinn". College of Production. BBC Academy. 11 August 2011. Archived from the original on 19 April 2013. Retrieved 2013-03-02.
  3. ^ Staff, Xbox Wire (2013-12-19). "Xbox Entertainment Studios to Debut Documentary Series Exclusively on Xbox in 2014". Xbox Wire. Retrieved 2022-05-15.
  4. ^ "Torn - 2021". National Geographic Films. Retrieved November 10, 2023.

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