Allan Kennedy is a Flash and Director developer and digital media instructor at Toronto's award-winning zinc Roe design team. In his first career as a cellist, Allan won several national and international awards, performed at Carnegie Hall, and toured Europe and North America as a soloist and chamber musician. Through his doctoral studies at McGill University, he was able to combine his lifelong interests in music and computers. Allan is a contributor to www.ultrashock.com and has given seminars on Flash and Director throughout the U.S and Canada. He has worked on traditional CD-ROM and kiosk-based projects as well as online Flash and Shockwave content for companies such as the Family Channel, Cage Digital, Teletoon, and CN Rail.