Documentary filmmaker. He/Him. No social media.
Ollie is represented internationally by CAA (formerly ICM).
His latest film, There is No I in Threesome, premiered during the 2021 Sundance film festival (outside competition) and is now streaming as HBO Max Original.
Ollie shows how the artifice of filmmaking can mirror the lies we tell ourselves about love.”
"[T]he impact of the last-act reveal also speaks to the considerable strength of the filmmakers. Because although the movie concerns itself with love and sexuality, its true subjects are vulnerability, trust and self-knowledge.
One of Ollie's first films, The Characteristics of C-Minor (2014), was made for the BBC and screened at more than 20 international film festivals.
His 2015 short Wilbur Force premiered at the New Zealand International Film Festival and became a "Short of the Week" on Vimeo.
When not directing, Ollie worked as lead editor (2015-2021) on New Zealand versions of Survivor, The Bachelor, The Bachelorette (all Warner Bros.) and other TV documentaries and series.
Ollie was born in Germany to an Iranian/Indian mother and German father.
In 2005 he moved to New Zealand to study Film (BA) and Science Communication (MA).
Ollie is based in Dunedin (New Zealand) and Brooklyn, New York. He is married to artist and illustrator Julia Rothman 🎉