Olivia's first feature film, Girl With A Pearl Earring,
was nominated for multiple Oscars and BAFTAs including Best Adapted
Screenplay. The film starred Scarlett Johansson and Colin Firth and was
adapted from the novel by Tracy Chevalier.
Olivia started her career as a documentary, drama and film editor
and then moved into writing with a series of family films for ITV including
The Treasure Seekers and The Canterville Ghost. She also wrote the short film, Candy, which was screened worldwide at film festivals.
Other credits include the award-winning Man of Law's Tale for the BBC, the animated feature Birds Like Us, presently in production, and Wuthering Heights which was released in 2011.