Silvi Simon was born in 1970 in Livry-Gargan. She lives and works in Strasbourg, where she studied visual arts and audio-visual. She produced her first film in super8 and she is a founding member of the association Burstscratch. In 1996 she moved to Brussels and joined the ENSAV La Cambre in order to be trained in animation.
Director of films in Super8 and 16mm, she also practices with video and digital images. She has made recordings of performances or installations for Cecile Babiole and films on exhibitions with cultural organizations.
Besides these activities, she organizes workshops about the pre-history of cinema and techniques of experimental and animation cinema with children and adults, working with different structures.