Simon Modery is a London-based freelance film editor. Originally from Germany, he studied Media Design (MA) and Filmmaking (Diploma) in Heidelberg and London. 
Simon started out in the industry as a news and magazine editor for R.TV in Germany. Having become one of the most in demand editors at the station, he went on to edit a high profile report about German soldiers in the Kosovo conflict, winner of the “LFK Media Award” in 2007. 
After moving to London he worked as assistant editor on “The Tournament”. The 2009 action film – starring Robert Carlyle and Ving Rhames – remains to this day one of the biggest action films ever produced in the UK. 
In 2008 – together with Ross Ashcroft and Megan Campbell – Simon Modery was key in founding the production company “Motherlode Ltd.”. The company produced branded content and advertising for clients like Barclays, Musto and Anthemis Group before moving on to feature length productions. 
Apart from his freelance work as editor, Simon also works in the educational field. He is a tutor at the London Film Academy and an advisor on AVID user-interface and workflow for NBC News.