Simon Shore spent the late 1980’s and early 1990’s directing television series and movies, until his most successful feature film debuted in 1998. Get Real earned the director a variety of awards and is arguably Simon Shore’s most recognized work to date.
Released in 1998 and directed by Simon Shore, Get Real is a film about two boys coming to grips with their sexuality as they come of age in a British school. The film was nominated for a variety of awards, and won the Audience Award at the 1998 Edinburgh International Film Festival. Shot in Basingstoke, Hampshire in England, the film features actors Ben Silverstone and Brad Gorton.