Olivia O'Hara is a director and screenwriter based in the eastern United States. Since 2015, her work has screened at festivals worldwide; 2018 accolades include a Red Dot Award for Communication Design, two Gold ADDY® Awards, a bronze CLIO Award, and a Southeast Student Emmy for her short "Weird". While in undergrad in Savannah, GA, she got her set legs on 15+ features and TV productions, including America’s Got Talent S13, MacGyver S2, Baywatch, Lizzie, Killerman, and Galveston, and more from Paramount, Netflix and Hallmark. She served on the screenplay review committee for ATLFF 2018, is a member of the daisie 100, has accumulated a slate of short film scripts and is writing a feature-length thriller.
O'Hara's M.O. is to bring our motley global audience together through storytelling that makes us feel something. She loves outdoor adventures, and grew up in the woods in Virginia.