Hope Olaidé Wilson
Writer, Producer, Director
Hope Olaidé Wilson is a writer, performer, director, and multimedia producer. She is the writer and director of Owls & Echoes, a compilation of dark comedy vignettes within which one’s expectations are continually subverted in scenarios that touch on themes of happiness, identity, common sense and the fragility of assumptions. She won the 2017 Jack Jones Literary Arts Octavia Butler Fellowship, and she is a 2017 Finalist for the Stowe Story Labs & Tangerine Entertainment Screenwriting Fellowship.
Hope lives and works between New York City, Lagos, and London. Trained at the London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art (LAMDA), her credits include producing and starring in the independent feature film, 'Solace', which was selected for the 2016 Tribeca Film Institute All Access Program, the 2016 IFP Feature Fellowship, and the 2016 Women In Film Finishing Fund. Additional Film/TV credits include: The Price (Samuel Goldwyn Films + 2017 SXSW Film Festival), The Affair (Showtime), The Fosters (FreeForm), The Last Ship (TNT), I Can Do Bad All By Myself (Lionsgate), and After The Dark (Netflix). She is a proud member of the FilmmakeHers and the Filmshop collective.