Simon Walker is an Apple Certified Final Cut Studio Master Trainer, and trains in Final Cut Pro, Motion, Color, DVD Studio Pro, Compressor and Soundtrack Pro. He also trains in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe After Effects, and has an in-depth knowledge of SD and HD.
He is accredited to teach the range of the Apple Certified Courses Pro Apps courses for Final Cut Studio, and also runs bespoke course for training centres and on-site at clients' premises.
In addition to training editors and designers in specific software packages, he regularly runs training courses for industry professionals, and producers, helping them learn the key techniques of video production and advising how they can use these practices and workflows in their own productions.
He is currently running courses for Ravensbourne in Soho as well as for their sister training schemes Commercialising Digital Technology and Put Your Business Forward, and additionally runs courses at training centres in London, Cardiff, Manchester and Scotland. He has trained staff at BBC Post as well as at various media agencies and TV production companies.
Simon is a professor at fxphd.com, and is running classes on enhancing Final Cut Pro with professional industry plug-ins.
Simon also writes courses that combine disciplines and allow users to work with multiple software packages and get the best quality out of their material. The courses below were written and developed by Simon, and take advantage of the multiple software packages provided in Final Cut Studio.
Simons's Internet Film-making course is featured in the Pursuits section of the Financial Times website.