Oli is a writer. As a screenwriter, his short film “The Listener,” directed by Michael Gilhooly, premiered at the Edinburgh International Film Festival in 2015 and was longlisted for Best Short Film at the 2016 BAFTAs. He’s currently developing projects with Dancing Ledge Productions, Jax Media, Clerkenwell Films & Expanded Media. He’s represented by Ikenna Obiekwe at Independent Talent Group.
As a journalist, Oli was mostly based at the popular film & TV site The Playlist, both when it was under the Indiewire umbrella and after it broke away, and has written hundreds of features, reviews and news pieces on everything from Batman to Bresson. He also contributed regularly to Yahoo Movies, and has also written for Little White Lies, New York Magazine's Vulture and GQ.co.uk.