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, and Wuthering Heights, which was released in 2011. Olivia is currently working on the features, Phil and Liz for Blueprint Pictures and Mrs Robinson's Disgrace for Rainmark Films.
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
Adaptation of the novel by John Burnham Schwartz
Drama about one of the most powerful women of the Middle Ages