Simon Walker is an Adobe Certified Master Trainer, an instructor for the International Colorist Academy (ICA), an Apple Certified trainer for Final Cut Pro X, and an Apple Certified Final Cut Studio Master Trainer. He trains industry professionals in shooting, editing, motion graphics, visual effects, color correction and grading, audio sweetening, DVD and Blu-ray authoring, and video compression.
He has been filming, editing, designing, and animating short films, adverts, interactive programs, and motion graphics sequences since the early 1990s, and won several awards for the interactive multimedia training programs he wrote, filmed, animated, edited, developed, and produced for UK national supermarket chain Somerfield PLC.
Simon is the author of seminars and short courses for the video industry including Video Optimizing & Compression, Internet Film-making, Grading with Magic Bullet Suite, and Motion Graphics for Editors. He teaches the masters degree video compression and distribution module for video professionals at Ravensbourne University (MA/MSc Professional Media Practice), using Premiere Pro, After Effects, and Adobe Media Encoder, and regularly runs the official Adobe Certified editing training course An Editor's Guide To Premiere Pro.