ian olds - supervising editor

Ian Olds was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for his work as a director of both narrative and documentary work. Directing credits include Burn Country (winner of the Best Actor Award at the Tribeca Film Festival and released theatrically by Samuel Goldwyn Films); Fixer: The Taking of Ajmal Naqshbandi (winner of top jury prizes at Tribeca and Madrid, acquired by HBO and nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Investigative Journalism); and the Iraq war doc Occupation: Dreamland (short-listed for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature and winner of a 2006 Independent Spirit Award). Ian’s work has been develop and supported by the Sundance Institute’s Screenwriters Lab, San Francisco Film Society, Jerome Foundation, Tribeca Documentary Fund, and the Media Arts Fellowship sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation. Olds is a Princess Grace Award winner, was named one of 25 New Faces of Independent Film by Filmmaker Magazine and received his MFA from Columbia University’s Film Division.