Since 1995 Oliver Dressnandt has been working in the production departments of numerous national and international TV and feature films, among which are international hits such as „DOWNFALL“, „RESIDENT EVIL - GROUNDZERO“, „LUTHER“ and „THE PERFUME“.
In 2003 Olli started studying international filmproducing at Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg. In 2007 he received the Baden-Württemberg scholarship and participated in the workshop THE HOLLYWOOD PERSPECTIVE at UCLA Extension, Los Angeles. He graduated in 2008, producing the feature film ARMEE DER STILLE. In 2010 his documentary THE WAR WITHIN won several national awards and the director received the EBERHARD-FECHNER-STIPENDIUM when the film was nominated for the 46. ADOLF-GRIMME-AWARDS.
Between 2008 and 2011 Olli joined the newly founded UFA CINEMA GmbH as a PRODUCER and PRODUCING EXECUTIVE. During the start up phase he structured and coordinated the first development and production slate with a special focus on script development and financing issues. Further more he supported the CEO in establishing and strategically developing the companies organisational structures.
As a producer he has been responsible for the creative development of projects such as GLENNKILL“ by Larry Wilson and Granz Henman, „PROTOTYPE“ by Ralf König, „SPRINGBREAK“ by Neil Ennever and Ed Aldridge, „ALLES EMMA – ODER WAS?“ by Gerlis Zillgens, „MARNIES WORLD“ by the brothers Lauenstein and Jesper Møller and „FATHERLAND“ by Matthias Pacht and Dennis Gansel.
During this time UFA Cinema produced feature films such as „JUNGLE CHILD“, „TEUFELSKICKER“, „HANNI & NANNI 1 + 2“, „THE FOURTH STATE“, „THE WEEKEND“ and „THE PHYSICIAN“.
Since 2012 Olli has been working as an independant producer and since 2014, also as a coach and consultant for individuals and corporations.