David Stephen Simpson completed his Masters of Arts in Film Directing, graduated 2014, at the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh College of Art in the UK. David is originally from eastern Canada and now residing in Victoria, British Columbia.

The Illectric Sheep Pictures Studio idea began when David wrote and directed, Konoyo, a Japanese influenced horror film based in Scotland.

The Konoyo film, which was successfully funded on Kickstarter and received good reviews, opened the possibility for David to continue his work in European style genre based filmmaking.