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Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Directing

Necessary Targets

Olivia is thrilled to announce that she has officially directed her first play! The piece performed at Scottish Youth Theatre as part of an evening of three plays in conjunction with Acting Coach Scotland, and her piece received a rousing standing ovation. Olivia will forever cherish the memory of opening night for Necessary Targets.


Film/TV

Mercury, Maybe

Olivia completed filming for this funny yet poignant short film in Inverness, alongside a talented and multi-national cast and crew.

"A heartbroken man is forced to make amends with Mercury by living in a tent in his mother’s garden."

Stay tuned for further news regarding this heartfelt production.

Broken
http://samvanzoest.com/film-detail/broken/

Broken has been selected to screen at Global Impact Film Festival in Washington, D.C. in August 2017.

Broken has been selected to screen at Love Hurts Film Festival taking place on Valentine's Day 2017 in Glasgow.

Pleased to announce that Broken has been selected to screen at Respect Film Festival in March 2017, Ireland's only dedicated Human Rights Film Festival.

Broken, a short film in which a young man confesses to his girlfriend that he has been sexually abused by a girl, has been officially selected to screen at the Equality Festival taking place in Kiev, Ukraine December 2016.

ISLA

ISLA, in which Olivia was the supporting actress, was screened at St. Andrew's Film Festival 2018 and took home three awards! Speakers Choice Award, Best Sound Award and Best Actress Award.

Pleased to announce that ISLA won an Elevation Indie Film Award! ISLA was awarded The Spotlight Award: Short Film. The Spotlight Award is for standout films of quality and creativity. The Elevation Indie Film Awards is an independent awards platform ran and judged by indie filmmakers.

ISLA was selected to screen at Filmhouse, Edinburgh, alongside two other short films on March 19th, 2017.

Half Moon Investigations

CBBC show Half Moon Investigations made it's debut in Belgium and Holland Spring 2016.

Z
http://www.sonderbyfilms.com/films/

Officially selected to Festival Cine Leche in Spain (http://www.festivalcineelx.es) 2016.

Last Train to Babylon

Officially selected to screen at the Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art as part of the Peekskill Film Festival (http://peekskillfilmfestival.org/films.html) 2016.

Officially accepted to screen at the Buffalo International Film Festival (http://buffalointernationalfilmfestival.com) taking place October 2016.

Officially selected to screen at the New York State International Film Festival (https://filmfreeway.com/festival/NYSIFF) 2016.

Officially selected to screen at the Made in NYC Filmmakers Showcase as part of the Big Apple Film Festival (http://www.bigapplefilmfestival.com) in March 2016.

Won Best Long Fiction Film Award at the Viking Film Festival in 2014.

Nighean na Coille

Pleased to announce that Nighean na Coille won the International Memorial Award at Columbia Gorge International Film Festival in October 2016!

Nighean na Coille is officially in competition at Columbia Gorge International Film Festival taking place in Big Bear California Fall 2016 (http://www.angaelica.com).

THREE

Officially selected for Tisch 48 Top 20 Festival 2013.

Into the Woods

Officially selected to screen at the New York Independent Film Festival 2013 (https://www.nycindieff.com).


Voiceover

The Bard's Tale IV

Olivia is excited to have recorded her first voiceover for a video game! She recorded at Pacific Audio for inXile Entertainment.

Outlander Season 4 

Pleased to announce that Olivia recently recorded loop group for Outlander at Savalas Studios in Film City, Glasgow, UK (March 2018, July 2018).

Country Girl

Olivia recorded loop group for feature film Country Girl at Savalas Studios in Film City, Glasgow, UK (January 2018).

Shetland

Olivia recorded loop group for three episodes of TV Series Shetland at Savalas Studios in Film City, Glasgow, UK (August 2017).

Outlander Season 3 

Pleased to announce that Olivia recorded loop group for Outlander at Savalas Studios in Film City, Glasgow, UK (January 2017, February 2017 and July 2017).

Anna and the Apocalypse

Olivia had the joy of recording loop group this June for feature film Anna and the Apocalypse directed by John McPhail. She recorded at Savalas Studios in Film City, Glasgow, UK (June 2017).

Once Upon A Time In Zombieville

Olivia had the opportunity to gain experience in audio cartoons when she voiced two characters on the pilot episode of Zombieville (February 2017) recorded at Bigmouth Audio in Glasgow for BBC Learning.

The Loch

Olivia is excited to announce that she recently recorded her first ever loop group (including a little ADR) for upcoming ITV Studios series "The Loch". She recorded at Savalas Studios in Film City, Glasgow, UK (December 2016).


Web/New Media

Internal Corporate Drama Series, Multichannel TV LTD

Olivia received wonderful feedback from the director regarding her work:

"Nice work on these Edinburgh films by the way. I've been to a few of the live seminars where they screen them and your comic-timing seems to get a laugh every time. In a room of a thousand actuaries that's almost impossible so you can be proud of that!"

Party At Micah’s

Officially selected for the Hoboken International Film Festival 2016 (http://www.hobokeninternationalfilmfestival.com).

The web series headed to Cannes in 2016 with MIPtv (http://www.miptv.com).


Modelling

Scottish Wedding Directory

Olivia's collaboration with Edinburgh based Eva Marie Accessories, Ian James Photography and make-up artist Senay Taormina was featured in the October 2016 issue of Scottish Wedding Directory.

(https://www.scottishweddingdirectory.co.uk)

Tie The Knot Scotland

Olivia’s collaboration with Edinburgh based Eva Marie Accessories, Ian James Photography and make-up artist Senay Taormina was featured in the July/August 2016 issue of Scottish Bridal magazine Tie The Knot Scotland, both on newsstands and online.

View their collaboration here: (http://www.ianjphotography.com/publications/), and here (http://tietheknot.scot/25-of-the-best-bridal-headpieces-and-hair-accessories/).

Victor Albrow

Olivia had the pleasure of working with Edinburgh based, agency represented photographer Victor Albrow in July 2016.

View their collaboration via The Miss Jones Agency website: (http://missjones.london/photographers/victor-albrow/) or via: (http://www.albrow.com/#Portfolios/Thespians/).


Behind The Scenes

Acting Coach Scotland

Olivia is excited to announce that she will be starting as a part-time Acting and Voice Coach with Acting Coach Scotland in January 2018 for their One Year Acting Course, alongside teaching weekend intensives and weekly classes for them.

Walls and Bridges

Walls and Bridges is one of two shows Acting Coach Scotland students will be performing at this years Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Olivia had the joy of assisting the director of this piece, and it has now been long-listed for the Amnesty Freedom of Expression Award 2017.

Intensive Acting Course

Olivia has had the privilege of being selected as one of twelve performers to spend a week under the tutorage of Dominic Hill, Artistic Director of The Citizens Theatre, Glasgow (June 2017). Dominic is one of Scotland's leading theatre directors, and has been awarded three Best Director Awards in the Critics’ Awards for Theatre in Scotland (CATS) during his time at The Citz.

Booyaka!!

Short film Booyaka!! on which Olivia acted as production assistant to director Chris Santiago is now available to stream on Amazon (2016).

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