Olivia Accardo

Los Angeles, CA

 

b. 1991

 

education

Syracuse University, BFA Film 2015

FAMU International Prague: 35mm Film Program, 2014

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

 

work experience

 

Fullscreen

Motion Graphics Artist

Summer ‘17 - Present

 

Super Deluxe

Video Editor/Animator

Summer ‘17

 

Beat The Clock Corporate Communications

Video Editor/Motion Graphics

Fall '09 - present

 

Mcbeard Media

Animator

Fall ‘15 - Summer ‘17

 

Frederator Studios

Video Editor

Summer ‘14

 

select festivals, features, & exhibitions

2017

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 85 million views and have often

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

and Slack

 

2016

 

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

 

2015

 

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