Oliver McGuirk

Video Editor, Screenwriter, Filmmaker,

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsScreen Editor - Cinematographer - Writer

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  • Music Production, video editor, Digital media, production, Documentaries

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About me

Filmmaker and video editor based in London and the North West. Experienced in all major states of Film and TV production. Positions held in development, production, and post-production. Projects include branded works for Nike, Ballantine's, Ray Ban, along with my own visual work - some of which has screened at BAFTA and HMV Curzon. www.olivermcguirk.com https://vimeo.com/176933489

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Skills

  • Film
  • TV
  • Visual Arts
  • Art Direction
  • TV Film Commercial
  • Screenwriting
  • Fine Art
  • Commercials
  • Short Films
  • Photoshop
  • Camera Operating
  • Video Editing Intermediate/advanced
  • Corporate Video Editing
  • Abode Premiere
  • Social Media

Work history

Currently

Video Editor

Boiler Room

Jan 2015
  • London, UK
  • Freelance
  • • Online content for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Dailymotion • Shows and artist promotional material • Brand partnership edits (GoPro, Ballantine’s, Ray Ban) • FTP uploading and management

2014

Video Editor & Camera Assistant

In The Dark Productions

Jun 2013 - Dec 2014
  • London, UK
  • Freelance
  • • Operator and editor of live events and corporate productions (BBC, Olympic Park, TED, Sky) • Gained in-depth knowledge of camera equipment (Canon bodies and lenses) • Lighting venues, organising and coordinating interview spaces

2013

Film & Production Crew

Institute of Art and Ideas The Light Gets In’ Philosophy and Music Festival

Mar 2013 - May 2013
  • London, UK
  • Internship
  • • Edited video material for web and television distribution • Covered debates, talks and concerts using a wide range of video equipment • Administrative support to program participants and staff

2012

Development Assistant

MTV

Jun 2011 - Jan 2012
  • London, UK
  • Freelance
  • • Conducted script analysis and contributed to narrative alterations • Assisted in casting, providing input on final picture and sound edits • Prioritised and organised workloads to meet project deadlines

2009

Production Assistant

BBC

Apr 2009 - Oct 2009
  • Manchester, UK
  • Internship
  • • Copying and distributing scripts • Organising schedules and call sheets • General administration / archiving duties

Education

2012

Filmmaking Directing Writing

Goldsmiths, University of London

Jan 2012 - Dec 2012
  • London, UK

2011

Fine Art Moving Image

Wimbledon College of Arts

Sep 2008 - Jul 2011
  • London, UK

Awards

2013

Internal

BAFTA shorts

  • INTERNAL, a short film which I wrote and directed was screened at BAFTA https://vimeo.com/62597726

2011

Merry Go Round

HMV Curzon

  • Merry Go Round, a film of re-edited archive footage that I wrote & edited was screened at HMV Curzon, London https://vimeo.com/26115315