Olivia’s international film projects include Bosnia’s first animated feature, Birds Like Us, voiced by Jeremy Irons and Alicia Vikander, and Finding Altamira, starring Antonio Banderas. She has worked extensively in TV drama (including The Canterbury Tales, The Treasure Seekers, Roman Mysteries). Sympathetic Ink, her company with producer Andy Paterson, is prepping her next feature, The Grand Sophy, with BBC Films.
Olivia is President of the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain, which represents over 2,000 professional fiction writers. She is an experienced mentor of new writing talent, working with Arvon Foundation, the London Screenwriting Festival, Sarajevo Talent Campus, and several film schools.
Adaptation of the novel by Rohinton Mistry
Based on the best-selling novel by Kate Summerscale
Based on the novel by Neil Gunn
Based on the novel by Georgette Heyer
Drama about a young girl and her archaeologist father who discover pre-historic paintings in a cave in Spain
Animated feature film
Drama about the foundation of the Barnardo's charity
Drama about one of the most powerful women of the Middle Ages