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Ian Olds Net Worth

Ian Olds Net Worth is
$400,000

Ian Olds Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Ian Olds is an award-winning American film director. His directing credits include the documentary Occupation: Dreamland, which follows the 1/505 company of the 82nd Airborne Division in Fallujah, Iraq in early 2004, and the documentary Fixer: The Taking of Ajmal Naqshbandi, which depicts the working relationship between American journalist Christian Parenti and his Afghan colleague Ajmal Naqshbandi, who is later captured and murdered by the Taliban.Occupation: Dreamland won a 2006 Independent Spirit Award. Fixer: The Taking of Ajmal Naqshbandi earned Olds the Best New Documentary Filmmaker award at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival and won Best Feature-Length Documentary at the 2009 Madrid International Documentary Film Festival. The film was nominated for a 2009 Emmy for Outstanding Investigative Journalism. HBO Documentaries acquired rights to the film.In 2012 Olds co-directed, along with American actor, director, producer, and author James Franco, the experimental narrative Francophrenia: (or: Don't Kill Me, I Know Where the Baby Is), which repurposes behind-the-scenes footage shot of Franco, while on set of General Hospital.Olds has also directed several short narrative films, which screened at the Sundance Film Festival, the Los Angeles Film Festival, the Rotterdam International Film Festival, and Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival.In addition to collaborating on Francophrenia (or: Don't Kill Me, I Know Where the Baby Is), Olds edited Franco’s split-screen feature adaptation of William Faulkner’s novel As I Lay Dying, which premiered at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.Olds was awarded a 2013 Guggenheim Fellowship, a 2011 San Francisco Film Society/Hearst Screenwriting Grant, and a 2006 Media Arts Fellowship sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation.Olds received his MFA from Columbia University’s Film Division in 2006. He was named one of the 25 New Faces of Independent Film by Filmmaker Magazine in 2009 and was a 2011 Fellow at the Sundance Institute’s Screenwriters Lab.
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ProfessionEditor, Director, Writer

Editor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Untitled Seagull Project2016Documentary post-production
Burn Country2016
The Sound and the Fury2014
As I Lay Dying2013
Kink2013Documentary
Saturday Night2010Documentary
Fixer: The Taking of Ajmal Naqshbandi2009Documentary
Bomb2007/IShort
Occupation: Dreamland2005Documentary
Cul de Sac: A Suburban War Story2002Documentary

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Zeroville2017completed
Burn Country2016screenplay
Francophrenia (Or Don't Kill Me, I Know Where the Baby Is)2012Documentary
Bomb2007/IShort
Two Men2005Short
Cul de Sac: A Suburban War Story2002Documentary

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Burn Country2016
Francophrenia (Or Don't Kill Me, I Know Where the Baby Is)2012Documentary
Fixer: The Taking of Ajmal Naqshbandi2009Documentary
Bomb2007/IShort
Occupation: Dreamland2005Documentary
Two Men2005Short

Cinematographer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fixer: The Taking of Ajmal Naqshbandi2009Documentary
Occupation: Dreamland2005Documentary
Cavities2004Short

Editorial Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Walden2017/Isupervising editor post-production
Shadow World2016Documentary additional editing
These Birds Walk2013Documentary consulting editor

Visual Effects

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kink2013Documentary digital effects

Assistant Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Thousand Words2004Short second assistant director

Camera Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Flightless Birds2005Short second assistant camera

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fixer: The Taking of Ajmal Naqshbandi2009Documentary producer

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Let the Fire Burn2013Documentary thanks
Call Me Kuchu2012Documentary special thanks
The Loving Story2011Documentary special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
2006 Independent Spirit Awards2006TV Movie documentaryHimself

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2009Best Feature-Length DocumentaryMadrid International Documentary Film FestivalReports CompetitionFixer: The Taking of Ajmal Naqshbandi (2009)
2009Young Critics AwardPesaro International Film Festival of New CinemaBest FilmFixer: The Taking of Ajmal Naqshbandi (2009)
2009Jury AwardTribeca Film FestivalBest New Documentary DirectorFixer: The Taking of Ajmal Naqshbandi (2009)
2006Truer Than Fiction AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsOccupation: Dreamland (2005)
2005Full Frame/Working Films AwardFull Frame Documentary Film FestivalOccupation: Dreamland (2005)
2005Jury PrizeWoodstock Film FestivalBest Student ShortTwo Men (2005)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2016Jury AwardTribeca Film FestivalBest U.S. Narrative FeatureThe Fixer (2016)
2010EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Investigative Journalism - Long FormFixer: The Taking of Ajmal Naqshbandi (2009)
2009Amnesty AwardCPH:DOXFixer: The Taking of Ajmal Naqshbandi (2009)
2009Best World DocumentaryJihlava International Documentary Film FestivalFixer: The Taking of Ajmal Naqshbandi (2009)
2009Jury AwardTribeca Film FestivalBest Documentary FeatureFixer: The Taking of Ajmal Naqshbandi (2009)
2009Best DocumentaryWarsaw International Film FestivalFixer: The Taking of Ajmal Naqshbandi (2009)

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