Oliver McGuirk

Video Editor - Freelancer

Mid Level
London, United Kingdom
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Projects credited in

About me

Creative and diverse video editing experience across music, documentary, corporate, journalism, events, marketing, and social media platforms. Specific skills in video editing and post-production workflows. I have worked with independent specialists, agencies, and international clients to provide a broad media profile. Clients include; Buzzfeed, Nike, Fiat, Ray-Ban, The Sunday Times, The Financial Times, KPMG, Boiler Room, Capital FM, Fender, The National Lottery, Go-Pro, Tasty, and many more. Also able to participate on a freelance basis - remotely or from HQ.

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  • Film
  • TV
  • Visual Arts
  • TV Film Commercial
  • Screenwriting
  • Fine Art
  • Commercials
  • Short Films
  • Corporate Video Editing
  • Abode Premiere
  • Social Media
  • Commercial
  • Video Editing
  • Online Content

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • BBC


    • Television
  • MTV


    • Television
  • Boiler Room

    Boiler Room

    • Music
  • S

    Self Employed

    Work history


    Freelance Video Editor

    Self Employed

    Jan 2018
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • • Produced edits for a range of clients including; Buzzfeed, Nike, The Financial Times, Eristoff, Lonely Planet, National Lottery, Ray-Ban, News UK, and many more • Video projects have advertised branded content, artist material, music festivals, marketing, corporate, events, and documentaries to tens of thousands via social media platforms • Edited video material for Web and TV distribution • Grading, Colour Correction, and finishing processes for digital, broadcast, file formats, codecs


    Video Editor

    Boiler Room

    Jan 2015
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • • Cutting material in documentary, short-form, long-form, and scripted formats • Branded video collaborations (Adidas, GoPro, Ballantine’s, Nike, Ray-Ban) • Edited artist marketing promos via Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube • Regional content & FTP management


    Video Editor

    Financial Times

    Apr 2016 - Apr 2019
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • • Edited promotional marketing videos for FT Online & social media platforms • Life & Arts, Business, World, Fashion, and Special Report video edits • Cut the How To series and Weekend magazine online clips


    Video Editor & Camera Assistant

    In The Dark Productions

    Jun 2013 - Dec 2014
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • • Assistant operator of live events and corporate shoots (TED, Sky, BBC, Olympic Park) • Lighting venues, organising and coordinating interview spaces • Covered debates, talks and concerts using a wide range of video equipment


    Development Assistant


    Jun 2011 - Jan 2012
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • • Assisted in show casting, providing input on final picture and sound • Contributed to narrative alterations and script treatments • Scheduling support to program participants and staff


    Production Assistant


    Apr 2009 - Oct 2009
    • Manchester, United Kingdom
    • Internship
    • • Organising schedules and call-sheets • Administration & archiving duties • Copying and distributing scripts



    MA - Writing & Directing

    Goldsmiths University of London

    Jan 2012 - Jan 2013
    • London, United Kingdom


    BA - Fine Art - Sculpture & Moving Image

    Wimbledon College of Arts

    Sep 2008 - Jul 2011
    • London, United Kingdom



    The Final Night In Paradise

    Village Underground

    • A/V Installation, Video Editor https://vimeo.com/249520056


    • Wake, short film, writer & director https://vimeo.com/55611831



    Bafta Shorts

    • Internal - a short that I wrote & directed https://vimeo.com/62597726


    Merry Go Round

    HMV Curzon

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