Month: January 2020

“Wake Up” Premiere – 2020 Sundance Film Festival

“Wake Up” Premiere – 2020 Sundance Film Festival

Olivia attended the premiere of her new short film, Wake Up, at Chefdance during the 2020 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah (January 24). Margaret Qualley joined Olivia to promote Wake Up.

“Wake Up” Trailer

Olivia Wilde Directs Margaret Qualley in First Trailer for ‘Wild and Strange’ Short Film Wake Up

PEOPLE – Olivia Wilde‘s first Booksmart follow-up is here — and it stars Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood‘s Margaret Qualley.

Wilde, who gained critical acclaim for her feature length directorial debut with the comedy last summer, directs Qualley in a short film set to premiere in Park City, Utah parallel to the run of the Sundance Film Festival.
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25th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards

25th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards

Olivia attended the 25th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards with Jason Sudeikis at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California (January 12). Olivia was photographed with friends Kaitlyn Dever and Margaret Qualley! Check out the photos in the gallery.

3rd Annual Hollywood Critics Awards

3rd Annual Hollywood Critics Awards

Last night, Olivia attended the 3rd Annual Hollywood Critics Awards at Taglyan Complex in Los Angeles, California (January 9).

A big congratulations to Olivia for receiving the Best Female Director award for Booksmart! The film also went home with two other awards. Kaitlyn Dever won Best Performance by an Actress 23 and Under and tied with Rocketman for Best Comedy/Musical. Congratulations to the Booksmart cast and crew!


Olivia for InStyle

Olivia for InStyle

Olivia has been featured in an issue for InStyle magazine! The issue will be available on January 17. Check out the photoshoot and interview below!

Olivia Wilde Won’t “Pick a Lane”

INSTYLE – During Tinseltown’s Golden Era, female filmmakers called the shots but were ultimately forgotten. Olivia Wilde honors their legacy while welcoming the next generation of talent.

Hollywood has long been thought of as a boys’ club. But in actuality, women were the early forces behind the camera from the era of silent films through to the 1950s. It was only after the industry began to consolidate around a few leading production studios that the opportunities for women began to wane. And though there are still challenges (e.g., there were no female directors nominated for a Golden Globe this year), the reels are definitely changing. Enter Olivia Wilde, who while directing her first feature film, Booksmart, brought as many talented women to the table as she could, from screenwriters and producers to casting directors and actors. Among them was one of the film’s beloved leads, Beanie Feldstein, who in fact did earn her first Golden Globe nomination for her role. Over lunch in downtown NYC, the creative cohorts sit down to discuss the prevailing sisterhood in Hollywood.
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