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Oliver McGuirk

Video Editor, Screenwriter, Director

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


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About me

Creative and varied experience in all major stages of film, TV, and broadcast. Secured a wider knowledge of the media industry via online platforms with specific skills in development and post-production. Able to collaborate on a freelance and permanent basis.

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  • 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


Apr 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • • Life & Arts, Business, World, Fashion, and Special Report edit projects • Weekend magazine promos / How To series • FT website & social media video content


Video Editor

Boiler Room

Jan 2015
  • London, UK
  • Full Time
  • • 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


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


Development Assistant


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


Production Assistant


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



MA - Writing & Directing

Goldsmiths University of London

Jan 2012 - Jan 2013
  • London, UK


BA - Fine Art - Sculpture & Moving Image

University Of The Arts London: Wimbledon College of Art

Sep 2008 - Jul 2011
  • London, UK



The Final Night In Paradise

Village Underground

  • A/V Installation, Video Editor


  • Wake, short film, writer & director



Bafta Shorts

  • Internal - a short that I wrote & directed


Merry Go Round

HMV Curzon

  • Merry Go Round, a film of re-edited archive footage that I wrote & edited