Shane McGill

Edit Guarantee

VT / EVS Guarantee

PROFILE

Shane is an experienced VT / EVS Guarantee and Edit Guarantee available for short contracts or daily engagements – for jobs across the UK and abroad. His main experience is in outside broadcast – in both live reply and edit / archiving workflows. Shane works with all standard EVS equipment, integrating Avid / Adobe systems and configuring mass storage across fibre-optic networks.

Before going freelance Shane worked for EMG, NEP and Gravity Media as VT Guarantee and Senior Post Production Engineer. He has worked across a wide range of sports, entertainment, reality and corporate projects including ATP tennis, Premier League football and horse racing.

 

EXPERIENCE: Credits
All England Badminton
Timeline
for Sunset & Vine
SportEVS Guarantee
Indoor Athletics Championships 2024
Gravity Media
for BBC
SportEdit Guarantee
Six Nations U20
NEP
for BBC
SportEVS Guarantee
Formula E
Gravity Media
for Host Broadcast
SportTrack Network Guarantee
My Mum, Your Dad
Gravity Media
for ITV
Reality TVEdit and EVS Guarantee
Laver Cup Tennis
Gravity Media
for Tennis Australia
SportEdit Guarantee
The World Games
Gravity Media
for ISB
SportEdit and EVS Guarantee
The Brit Awards
Gravity Media
for Brit Awards SM
Awards ShowEdit Guarantee
G7 Summit Cornwall
Gravity Media
for Host Broadcast
EventsEVS Guarantee
FA Cup Football
Gravity Media
for ITV/BBC
SportEdit Guarantee
National Television Awards
Gravity Media
for ITV
Awards ShowEdit Guarantee
The Open Golf
Gravity Media
for Sky Sports
SportEdit Guarantee
Lotus Emira

Car launch

Gravity MediaCorporateEdit Guarantee
ATP Tennis
Gravity Media
for Host Broadcast
SportSenior Post Production Engineer
Goodwood Festival of Speed
Gravity Media
for Host Broadcast
EventsSenior Post Production Engineer
Rugby League World Cup
Gravity Media
for BBC
SportSenior Post Production Engineer
Horse Racing
NEP
for ITV
SportVT Guarantee
Football
NEP
for Sky Sports
SportVT Guarantee
Athletics
NEP
for BBC
SportVT Guarantee
UFC
NEP
for FOX Sports
SportVT Guarantee
eSports
NEP
for Gfinity
SportVT Guarantee
Laureus Awards
EMG
for Host Broadcast
Awards ShowTechnical Assistant
Golf
EMG
for Sky Sports
SportTechnical Assistant
Cricket
EMG
for Sky Sports
SportTechnical Assistant
Match of the Day
EMG
for BBC
SportTechnical Assistant
The X Factor Finals

 

 

EMG
for ITV
EntertainmentTechnical Assistant
CONTACT DETAILS

For all bookings please call (+44) 020 7287 6110 or email hello@tovs.co.uk

EDUCATION

University of Glasgow:
BA/MA English Literature and Film Journalism
2004 – 2010

EQUIPMENT

EVS XT, IPDirector, XT Access, DB Server, XFile, Avid Interplay and Media Composer, Adobe CC,
Fibre Optic Switches, OB Truck Routers

ADDITIONAL INFO

EXPERIENCE:

GRAVITY MEDIA: SENIOR POST PRODUCTION ENGINEER 2021 – 2023
EVS and Avid/Adobe integration across sports, entertainment, and drama productions
Ingest, media management and delivery
Remote Installer, XSquare, DB Server, Interplay, mRes configuration
Windows, Mac, Linux and IP network system administration

NEP: VT GUARANTEE 2018 – 2021
Prepping and guaranteeing EVS XTs; configuration, troubleshooting, maintenance
On-site, hybrid and remote productions
XT, XFile, and Cerebrum configuration

EMG: TECHNICAL ASSISTANT 2015 – 2018
Rigging outfield vision and audio equipment, fibre-optic and ethernet cable installation and testing
Sony HDCU-2500, Panasonic AW-UE150 configuration

BBC SCOTLAND: RESEARCHER 2013 – 2015
Researcher and camera assistant on studio and location shoots
Sony PMW-EX3 camera, Sony PDW-F1600 XDCAM deck

SKILLS:

Broadcast Engineering: SDI, AES and IP infrastructure and control systems
Network Engineering: Broadcast-edit integration, security, redundancy, certified to CCNA level
Adaptability: High and low budget projects with time constraints in extreme conditions
Effective Communication: Liaising with clients, designing systems and delivering media
Live Broadcast Operation: Expansive experience in outside broadcast and permanent facilities

CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:

AWS Certified Solutions Architect
Cisco Certified Network Associate
EVS Cerebrum Broadcast Control System certification
EVS Basic Operational Training
BBC Editorial, Data Protection, Safeguarding and Diversity training
British Red Cross Emergency First Aid at Work