Simon Starr


Contact Details

For all bookings please call (+44) 020 7287 6110 or email

This CV may be kept on file and distributed for employment purposes.


Simon has worked in a wide variety of broadcast environments across both sport & entertainment.
He is an experienced studio & outside broadcast EVS Op, IP Director & Tape Op familiar with all tape formats.

Additional skills: compliance, news editing, file media management work & MCR.

Selected Credits

Animal Rescue LIVE:
Supervet Special
Factual EntertainmentCTV OB
for Channel 4
BST Festival Hyde Park MusicCTV OBEVS
Love IslandReality TVNEP Visions
for ITV 2
Big BrotherReality TVEndemol
for Channel 4
& Channel 5
Compliance editing & overseeing the streamed output
Celebrity Big BrotherReality TVEndemol
for Channel 4
& Channel 5
Live show delay & compliance editing
MotorheadsLight EntertainmentBBC WorldEVS
+ IP Director & streaming
Xtra FactorLight EntertainmentITVVT
Little Big ShotsLight EntertainmentBBC Studios
for ITV
Play in & editing
National Lottery DrawLight EntertainmentBBCVT
Live studio
Live play ins & editing
Film Premieres LIVE...
from Leicester Square
EventsVideo EuropeEVS
Including: Les Miserable
The Hobbit
Harry Potter
Terminator: Salvation
A League of Their OwnQuiz / Game ShowSkyEVS
The Martin Lewis Money ShowConsumerITVEVS
Peston on SundayCurrent AffairsITVEVS
FootballSportBBC SportEVS
+ IP Director. Live pres and editing
Incl: Match of the Day
Final Score
& Football Focus
Live at WimbledonSportIMG MediaEVS
+ IP Director. Live pres and editing
Rio OlympicsSportBBC SportEVS
+ IP Director. Live pres and editing
Rugby: Ulster vs ZebreSportBBC SportEVS
Live replays & analysis
Cricket, Tennis,
Football, Rugby & Golf
SportSky SportsVT / EVS
Studio replays, analysis, closer edits. Using EVS & IP Director
London Olympics
& Paralympics
Replays & super slomo. Editing melts, closers & the news/highlights feeds
Racing UKSportHighFlyer TVEVS
Live replays & editing
Tour de France SportITV SportVT / EVS
David Cup TennisSportInput VideoVT / EVS
Channel 4 RacingSportChannel 4EVS
Champions LeagueSportITV SportVT / EVS
Ryder CupSportCTV OBVT / EVS
+ submix
European Tour GolfSportThe Golf Channel
& Sky Sports
Mighty Truck of StuffChildrensBBCVT / EVS
The CrunchChildrensNickelodeon UKVT / EVS
Live studio & editing

Equipment Used

Non Linear: EVS XT,IP Director, AVID, Profile, Omnibus, Tedial, Grass Valley IDDR, Thomson Midas, Pharos, XD Cam. Kai Pro. Adobe Premiere.

VTRs: Sony HDSR, Panasonic HAJD350, Digi A500,Sony HD Cam, Sony & Panasonic DV's & D5 D3 and D2

Tape Systems: Flexicart, Betacart and LMS

Additional Information

Courses and Training :
EVS: Advanced Operations Liege Belgium.
High Definition: Course at BBC Wood Norton covering technical and production implication of HD in the television and film industries.
Advanced Digital Theory: BBC Wood Norton course applying aspects of new digital equipment and technology, from VTR's to satellite transmissions.
Final Cut Pro FCP7: 5 Day Level 1 Course SE