Simon Field is a producer and film programmer based in the London. He was Director of Cinema at the Institute of Contemporary Arts (London), from 1988 until 1996 when he became Director of the International Film Festival Rotterdam until 2004. In 2005 he joined Keith Griffiths’ UK-based Illuminations Films and as a producer has been primarily involved with the films of the Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul, director of Memoria (2021). From 1970 to 1987 he was editor of the irregular film journal Afterimage devoted to new and radical cinema. The Visible Press recently published the Afterimage Reader.