Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Olivia is thrilled to say that she has directed an original play titled I, Sniper written by Mark Westbrook for The Worlds Largest Arts Festival - The Edinburgh Fringe Festival. I, Sniper is a play about Lyudmila Pavlichenko, a soviet sniper with 309 kills to her name.
Pleased to announce that I, Sniper has received a 5* review from Broadway Baby http://www.broadwaybaby.com/shows/i-sniper/734841.
Olivia officially directed her first play in May 2018. 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 rousing standing ovations. Olivia will forever cherish the memory of opening night for Necessary Targets.
This November, Olivia performed as agent's assistant Laura in Desert Island Discs, written by Rachael O'Connor and performed as a rehearsed reading at Assembly Roxy with Page2Stage Edinburgh. Page2Stage Edinburgh is a new night showcasing new writing, directors and actors.
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 was officially selected to screen at Global Impact Film Festival in Washington, D.C. in August 2017.
Broken was officially selected to screen at Love Hurts Film Festival which took place on Valentine's Day 2017 in Glasgow.
Broken was officially selected to screen at Respect Human Rights 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, was officially selected to screen at the Equality Festival taking place in Kiev, Ukraine (December 2016).
ISLA 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.
19984 exhibited at OXO Tower with UCA London, February 2018.
Half Moon Investigations
CBBC show Half Moon Investigations made it's debut in Belgium and Holland Spring 2016.
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://www.peekskillfilmfestival.org/ 2016.
Officially accepted to screen at the Buffalo International Film Festival http://buffalointernationalfilmfestival.com 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.
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.
The Bard's Tale IV
Olivia recorded at Pacific Audio for inXile Entertainment in February 2018, her first voiceover for a video game!
Outlander Season 4
Pleased to announce that Olivia recorded loop group for Outlander Season 4 at Savalas Studios in Film City, Glasgow (March 2018, July 2018, August 2018, September 2018).
Olivia recorded loop group for feature film Country Girl at Savalas Studios in Film City, Glasgow (January 2018).
Olivia recorded loop group for three episodes of TV Series Shetland at Savalas Studios in Film City, Glasgow (August 2017).
Outlander Season 3
Pleased to announce that Olivia recorded loop group for Outlander Season 3 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 for feature film Anna and the Apocalypse, directed by John McPhail. She recorded at Savalas Studios in Film City, Glasgow (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.
Olivia recorded her first ever loop group for ITV Studios series The Loch in December 2016. She recorded at Savalas Studios in Film City, Glasgow.
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.
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://tietheknot.scot/25-of-the-best-bridal-headpieces-and-hair-accessories/.
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
Olivia attended a masterclass with producer and scriptwriter Pol Rebaque at University of Glasgow thanks to CinemaAttic, learning about the process behind his film Julia Ist, November 2018.
Olivia attended a masterclass with filmmaker Laura Ferrés at CCA Glasgow thanks to CinemaAttic, learning about the process behind her docu-fiction film Los Desheredados, November 2018.
Acting Coach Scotland
Olivia is now a part-time coach for Acting Coach Scotland, coaching their One Year Acting Course, alongside weekend intensives and weekly classes.
Walls and Bridges
Walls and Bridges was one of two shows Acting Coach Scotland students performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2017. Olivia had the joy of assisting director Nick Field, and the piece was long-listed for the Amnesty Freedom of Expression Award 2017.
Intensive Acting Course
Olivia 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.
Short film Booyaka!! on which Olivia acted as production assistant to director Chris Santiago is now available to stream on Amazon (2016).