Simon Cantlon

Charleston, SC

Simon Cantlon

Charleston, SC

I am currently producing a large scale Music Festival in Charleston, SC for Spring 2014 and a Route 66 Rockabilly Music Festival in New Mexico. I am also producing and developing a documentary film called The Motels of Route 66.

I worked for over four years as the Director of Digital Media for 19 Entertainment on American Idol and So You Think You Can Dance. Additionally, while with 19 I worked with artists such as Annie Lennox, Carrie Underwood, Daughtry, Adam Lambert, Jordin Sparks and more. I also worked with international icon David Beckham and the estates of Elvis Presley and Muhammad Ali.

Prior to 19, I worked with Fox and Showtime on over 35 original series including Dexter, Weeds, Tudors, Californication in the digital media spectrum. In 2007, I received an Emmy Award nomination a project I co-created and produced, an online digital series I extension for the TV show Dexter.

I was also a writer for All Music Guide (AllMusic.com), worked in promotions and marketing in radio and was the Director of Marketing for the Bell Atlantic Jazz Festival and as well as the Knitting Factory New York.

My background and experience runs the gamut from producing, marketing and promotions to digital media, development and publicity.