Olivia is an Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker based in Oakland, California.
Her work focuses on social justice narratives and examining the crucial roles of art, music, and the environment. She directs, edits and works on both commercial and editorial projects. Her most recent film, Quilt Fever, premiered at AFI Docs in June 2019.
Awards & Recognition
2019 Vimeo Staff Pick for Bug Love
2019 Webby Nomination for Bug Love
2019 National Magazine Awards Nomination for Bug Love
2018 Glassbreaker Films Grantee for Quilt Fever
2018 Emmy Nomination in New Approaches for Before Prison
2018 SPJ NorCal Excellence in Journalism Award for Video Portfolio
2018 Edward R. Murrow Award for Recovering from Rehab
2018 Gracie Award for Online Series: The Aftermath
2017 Vimeo Staff Pick for Before Prison
2017 Vimeo Staff Pick for Fly By Night
2017 Short of the Week for Fly By Night
2017 The Atlantic Selects for Before Prison
2017 The Atlantic Selects for Grieving in a Fishbowl
2017 The Atlantic Selects for Is Egg Donation Safe?
2017-18 The Center for Investigative Reporting Filmmaker-in-Residence
The Center for Investigative Reporting/Reveal