Simon Rhodes

Senior Engineer

Following a strong musical upbringing and after graduating with an honours Degree in Physics and Music, Simon joined the EMI Abbey Road Studios in 1987. He is now Senior Engineer and is well known throughout the record and film industries.

Simon has a long standing association with various composers including the late James Horner whom he worked with for 18 years on over 40 projects including Avatar, the second highest grossing film of all time.

Simon has also had the pleasure of working with many of the world's top film composers including John Williams, Thomas Newman, John Debney, James Newton Howard, Howard Shore, Alexandre Desplat, Alan Sylvestri, Trevor Jones, George Fenton, Roque Banos, Brian Tyler, AR Rahman & Elmer Bernstein.

In 2008, Simon was invited to record the famous Opening Ceremony of the Beijing Olympic Games in China. Simon has 4 Grammy Awards and is a Cinema Audio Society winner.


Notre-Dame Brûle - Simon Franglen
Operation Mincemeat - Thomas Newman
Bond 25 - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
ChristmasLand - Jonathan Antione
Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journery - John Debney
Sunset in the Blue - Melody Gardot
A Shaun The Sheep Movie: Farmageddon - Tom Howe
Isle of Dogs - Alexandre Desplat
Missing Link - Carter Burwell
The Jungle Book - John Debney
Spectre (Soundtrack) - Thomas Newman
The Grand Budapest Hotel (Soundtrack) - Alexandre Desplat
Skyfall (Soundtrack) - Thomas Newman
Hugo (Soundtrack) - Howard Shore
Avatar (Soundtrack) - James Horner
There Will Be Blood - Jonny Greenwood
The Passion Of The Christ (Soundtrack) - John Debney
Harry Potter and the Chamber Of Secrets (Soundtrack) - John Williams
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Soundtrack) - John Williams
Cutthroat Island (Soundtrack) - John Debney