Oliver is a writer and film director. He was raised on a sheep farm in rural England, studied Fine Art at The Glasgow School of Art and Film & Animation at The Pratt Institute in New York. He has worked for eight years as a music video director, creating videos for artists including The Horrors, Noel Gallagher and The Vaccines. He is also a busy director of advertising campaigns for brands including Microsoft, Red Bull and Vice. In 2017 Oliver founded Orofena Films – the company is currently developing a number of documentary and drama projects.Oliver has written and directed two feature documentaries.
THE QUIET ONE, about the life and career of Rolling Stone Bill Wyman, was bought by Sundance Selects this year and is currently enjoying an extended theatrical release across North America. His second film, RONNIES, about Ronnie Scott and his world famous jazz club is due for completion in late 2019, the film features performances and interviews with some of the greatest musicians of the 20th century including Nina Simone, Ella Fitzgerald, Quincy Jones, Buddy Rich and Sonny Rollins.