Olivia Silver grew up in Connecticut and California and is a graduate of the UCLA MFA Directing program. Her thesis film Little Canyon premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival and screened at Edinburgh, Denver, Nantucket, and other festivals around the world. Olivia is a dual U.S.-French citizen and lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Olivia recently completed production on her first feature film as a writer/director. The film is called Arcadia, stars Oscar-nominee John Hawkes (Winter's Bone), and won the Crystal Bear at the 2012 Berlin Film Festival.