Olivia Accardo

Los Angeles, CA


b. 1991



Syracuse University, BFA Film 2015

FAMU International Prague: 35mm Film Program, 2014

Savannah College of Art & Design, Film, Animation, 2010

work experience


Motion Graphics Artist

Summer ‘17 - Present


Freelance Gif Artist/Animator

Summer '18


Freelance Gif Artist/Animator

Summer '18


Super Deluxe

Freelance Video Editor/Animator

Summer ‘17


Beat The Clock Corporate Communications

Freelance Video Editor/Motion Graphics

Fall '09 - present


Mcbeard Media


Fall ‘15 - Summer ‘17


Frederator Studios

Freelance Video Editor

Summer ‘14


select festivals, features, & exhibitions


ONE TRUE LOVES, writer/director (web series)

NoBudge Online Festival official selection

The MUFF Society Alumni: An Interview with Olivia Accardo

Adolescent Content: Meeting the love of your life eight different times: an interview with Olivia Accardo


Cupcake Bob, writer/director (short film)

Selected for Season 5 of PBS & KQED’s Film School Shorts

Screened at Junior High, Los Angeles


Online All Summer, Los Angeles Center For Digital Art, Los Angeles, Ambar Navarro & I co-curated together

Sixty-Nine: An Interactive Show, The Kitty Cult, Allmost Studio & Gallery, Los Angeles


ONE TRUE LOVES, writer/director (web series, in production)

Screening held at Junior High, Los Angeles

screened a teaser, and clips from a few episodes amongst

a handful of carefully curated short films from other female

filmmakers to help launch us into a successful Seed & Spark Campaign

where we raised over $10k to put the series into production


Featured Giphy Artist giphy.com/odibz

Hand drawn gifs that have over 600 million views and have often

been trending/top used gifs on apps such as Tinder, Bumble,

and Slack




R U FliRtiNg W Me?, writer/director/animator (video/animation)

Spark Contemporary Art Space; Syracuse, NY

VCLA at Non Plus Ultra, Los Angeles

Video! Video! Zine, Online Publication

Powrplnt, Brooklyn, NY

Filmideo, Newark, NJ

Bathtube, Detroit, MI

LACDA, Los Angeles

Junior High, Los Angeles


Sex W/u, writer/director/animator (video/animation)

VCLA at Non Plus Ultra, Los Angeles

Video! Video! Festival, Chicago, Illinois

Get Selfish, Online Publication

LACDA, Los Angeles


The Sunday Something: I Don't Have A Boyfriend (comic)

Girl on Girl Collective, "Not For Sale" Art Slope, Brooklyn, NY


No1 Knows Ur A Dog, Think Tank Gallery, Girl on Girl Collective: LA, Los Angeles

Best Friends Forever, Junior HighLos Angeles

First Kiss, Junior High, Girl on Girl Collective: LA, Los Angeles




Cupcake Bob, writer/director (short film)

Trinity International Film Festival; Detroit, MI 

Jersey City International Film Festival;  NJ 

The Muff Society’s “Mini Muff” Program; NYC 

High Falls Film Festival; Rochester, NY 

Big Shorts Film Festival Los Angeles; LA 

Featured in Bi-Annual CinéWomen Magazine


horsefish, writer/director/animator (short animation)

Winner of “Best Super Short” Digitalmation Awards

Bideodromo Festival; Spain

Super 9 Mobile Film Fest; Online Publication

Filmideo; Newark, NJ

Video Now!; Syracuse, NY

Spark Contemporary Art Space; Syracuse, NY


Is This OK?, The Palace Theatre, Syracuse, NY

A Cake Party, Spark Contemporary Art Space, Girl on Girl Collective, Syracuse, NY

Sad Girls Club, Spark Contemporary Art Space, Girl on Girl Collective, Syracuse, NY

Free Swim, Spark Contemporary Art Space, Syracuse, NY


Hyper Loser, writer/director/editor (short film)

Bio Oko, Prague, Czech Republic