John Williams

John Williams Editor (Offline / Online), Animator, Compositor.

John has 15 years experience working with live action, animation and visual effects. He’s worked for clients including: BBC, Sony, Parlophone, Vodafone, Disney, Channel 4 & Working Title and has created music videos for the likes of Coldplay, The Offspring and Radiohead, winning MTV Awards.

John has been a Certified Instructor for a host of the leading manufacturers for several years, including Adobe, Apple and The Foundry, as well as being an expert on Maxon Cinema 4D, combining his editing, animation and compositing skills with a natural teaching style he brings a wealth of talent and experience to the classroom.

John has been an Adobe Certified Instructor for After Affects since 2012. He brings a wealth of talent and experience to the classroom.

John has been an Adobe Certified Instructor for Premiere Pro since 2012 and brings a wealth of talent and experience from working with a variety of high profile clients.

John has been an Adobe Certified Instructor since 2012. He brings a wealth of talent and experience and passion to the classroom.

John has been an Apple Trainer for Final Cut Pro X since 2012. He brings a wealth of talent and experience to the classroom.

John is a Maxon Qualified trainer for Cinema 4D, combining his animation and compositing skills with a natural teaching style he brings a wealth of talent and experience to the classroom.

John has been an Instructor for The Foundry's NUKE for several years, combining his animation and compositing skills with a natural teaching style he brings a wealth of talent and experience to the classroom.

2014-2015 - Scoop Films – feature film The Beat Beneath my Feet - Director

VFX supervisor - Passion Pictures

VFX supervisor and lead compositor - Passion Pictures

VFX supervisor and lead compositor - Passion Pictures

VFX supervisor and lead compositor - Passion Pictures

VFX supervisor and lead compositor - Passion Pictures

Animator and Compositor – Stereo Creative

Workshop for disabled artists producing 2 films. Workshop leader & software trainer – Arts Catalyst / Disability Arts.

Animated Explainer Video. Animator & Compositor – Worked directly with Macmillan Publications

VFX supervisor - Passion Pictures

Winner of Cannes Advertising Award. VFX supervisor and compositor - Passion Pictures

Comedy Drama. Director, VFX supervisor and compositor – Touch Paper Television

VFX supervisor and compositor – Avalon TV

Lead Nuke compositor – Passion Pictures

AFX Compositor - Passion Pictures

Winner of MTV Music video Award. VFX supervisor and compositor - Collision Films

Winner of MTV Music video Award. VFX supervisor and lead compositor - Passion Pictures

Compositor - Passion Pictures

Winner of LA shorts Festival Award. Director, VFX supervisor and compositor – 104 Films & Channel 4

John Williams's Software Skills

John understands the joy and pain of leaning something new and is able to put trainees at ease and make the experience as rewarding as possible.

John has been cutting on Premiere Pro since 1997 and has been a certified instructor since 2012. His talent for telling stories is matched by his passion to train the next generation of film makers.


We hand pick all our Maxon Cinema 4D freelance talent, so you can trust all of our Maxon Cinema 4D freelancers to be highly skilled professional editors, designers & mixers with many years experience across multiple genre.

We represent some of the best post production NUKE talent in Europe from all areas of media including Commercials, Broadcast TV, Web, Viral, Corporate, Music, Computer Games and Feature Films.

We have over 17 years of experience working with the post production industry around the world, you can trust us to know the right people for your project.

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We take the stress out of finding the right freelance NUKE talent you need for video and film editing & effects, 3D, compositing, colour correction, audio & delivery for your next project by maintaining the highest standards and knowing our talent intimately.

Quality assured

The freelance talent we represent are all highly skilled and many award winning professionals, our talent can be hired for all post production projects. We specialise in knowing who you need from editors to supervisors on short, long or full time contracts.

We represent some the UK’s best and most experienced Apple Final Cut Pro X freelancers in the UK and we fully expect to add to our roster of freelance Final Cut Pro X editors.

All our Final Cut Pro X freelance talent are thoroughly vetted and assessed prior to joining Soho Editors, so you be assured of a great result every time.

Take a look for yourself below and filter your selection by skills or genre to find your right Final Cut Pro X freelancer.

We represent some of the best professional Adobe Photoshop freelance talent in Europe from all areas of media including Commercials, Broadcast TV, Web, Viral, Corporate, Music, Computer Games and Feature Films.

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