Tutors

OUR TUTORS are highly sought after industry experts in audio post-production

Our dedicated and highly experienced team of tutors all bring a wealth of expertise into the different elements of what they teach on our Advanced Diploma. We carefully select experts and professionals from the industry. They bring to the course a wide range of different skills and expertise, supporting the breadth of learning our students graduate with.

Alongside our core team of regular lecturers, we invite in specialists who have worked on a broad range of award-winning motion picture projects to give guest lectures and deliver workshops.


Justin Fraser

Lecturer

Justin Fraser is an independent audio engineer and technical consultant, with a career spanning 25 years. During this time, he was worked internationally in music, film, and television post-production and has received numerous industry accolades including a GRAMMY nomination and an EMMY award.
His credits include some of the most recognisable names in the business, and span numerous commercial popular music productions, classical music scoring sessions, film and television sound design and re-recording mixes, along with technical consultancy for various international film projects, broadcasters, and post-production facilities.
In addition to his prolific career as an independent audio engineer, Justin is an Avid Certified Master Instructor and is one of the world’s leading Pro Tools instructors and arguably the leading authority on all topics related to Pro Tools audio post-production. Find out more about Justin on his LinkedIn profile.

Jason O’Bryan

Lecturer, musician & music producer

Jason O’Bryan is a record producer and bassist from London. He was a member of the Dub Pistols for over a decade and recorded and toured extensively during this time. Some of his career highlights include work on the Grammy Award-nominated soundtrack of Alfonso Cuarón’s’ film ‘Y Tu Mamá También’ with the band Molotov. Other notable credits include; composing and engineering music for the ‘Blade 2’ soundtrack with Busta Rhymes. His music has also been used in promotional trailers for the Austin Powers movie ‘International Man of Mystery’ and was also featured in the Ben Stiller movies ‘Mystery Men’ and ‘Zoolander’.

As a remix engineer Jason has worked with a diverse range of artists including Scissor Sisters, Moby, Ian Brown, Natalie Imbruglia, Lily Allen, Korn, Limp Bizkit, Bush & Sly & Robbie, he has released output on various labels including Geffen, Def Jam, PWL and R&S.

Jason is a core member of the academic team and teaches subjects across the syllabus but specialises in Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Ableton, Melodyne and iZotope. He is also a certified Pro Tools and Logic X instructor. 

Find out more about Jason O’Bryan in his interview on our blog.

Rob Walker

Re-recording Mixer and Sound Designer

Rob Walker is a freelance Re-recording Mixer and Sound Designer with over 20 years of experience in independent film and TV. He is mostly known for international projects including hybrids of cinema, drama, documentary, and art installation.
Rob studied Film at the University of Stirling and then UCLA, going on to lecture on the MA in Sound Production at Edinburgh Napier University. He delivered the Avid Certified Training courses and has published academic book chapters on Mark E Smith and The Fall, the sound of the TV show The Wire and the topic of Cinematic Tinnitus.
He also worked for four years on the 13 feature films of the controversial ‘DAU’ project, and his sound installations created with Brian Eno and Stefan Smith were used throughout the release venues. Recent credits include the 8-hour Japanese film ‘Works and Days’ which won a Silver Bear at the Berlin Film Festival 2020, ‘Bank Job’, a documentary about blowing up £1 million of debt and Ben Russell’s ‘Invisible Mountain’, one of several collaborations with Sound Designer Nicolas Becker.
From 2018 to 2021, he was the Chair of AMPS (Association of Motion Picture Sound) leading the industry organisation that represents film and TV sound professionals based in the UK. Outside of this, he also produces music under the name King Replica’. You can find out more about Rob on his website.

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The curriculum is fantastic, extremely comprehensive, contemporary and relevant to today’s industry.

Andrea Mastroiacovo, Graduate 2018

Applying for the diploma was the best thing I could have done for my career. I'm really amazed at how much I learnt in one year.

Lizzie Arnold, Graduate 2019

There is some real visionary foresight in Abbey Road Institute being established to preserve the cultural legacy of Abbey Road.

Youth (Paul McCartney, The Verve, Killing Joke)

I had an incredible experience. The staff have so much to offer and cover so many different areas of music.

Luke Glazewski, Graduate 2019

The course taught me what it means to be a producer and engineer in the industry, I learned things I couldn’t have learned anywhere else.

Marta Di Nozzi, Graduate 2019

It’s a unique experience in so many ways, the location, the calibre of guest lecturers and access to Abbey Road Studios for classes is pretty amazing. There aren't many places you get to record a full orchestra!

Jason O’Bryan, Lecturer

Come with an open mind and a voracious appetite to soak up the magic! Be prepared to work hard - you’ll get out what you put in.

Ian Ramage, Lecturer