Emmy Award winning documentary film maker and cinematographer
Born in the UK in 1974. Oliver Wilkins studied fine Art at Central St Martins before completing a BA in Media, Communications and Cultural Studies at Leeds University.
He moved to Cairo, Egypt in 1998, working initially as a broadcast journalist before moving behind the camera as a director and cameraman. Working with international clients across the region, he rapidly established himself as the preferred director specialised in tackling sensitive material for local and international audiences.
He produced the first Arabic language film on people living with HIV/AIDS and in 2004 his film for UNICEF ‘Rebellion of the Canes‘ won the ICDB award at the 2005 International Emmys. He has since produced award winning films and communication campaigns in a diverse range of locations including Iceland, Colombia, India, Ethiopia, Mali, Mexico, Palestine and Kenya.
Now based in London, Oliver continues to work for a wide range of international clients when he isn’t conducting research projects in his landrover. In recent years he has been building up a portfolio of personal work focused on his passion for off-beat stories, quirky individuals and curious beliefs.
Oliver collaborates with an extensive network of producers and film professionals globally and his production company can produce and facilitate film shoots both in the UK and internationally. Contact us to talk about concept development & shoot day rates.
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