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Tommy Oliver

Tommy Oliver


CEO, Confluential Films

Tommy Oliver is a writer, director, producer, and the CEO of his own production company, Confluential Films

Tommy Oliver, producer of the Sony thriller THE PERFECT GUY starring Sanaa Lathan, Michael Ealy and Morris Chestnut, which opened as the #1 film in the country to $26M+, recently co-created and executive produced the OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network hit docu-series, BLACK LOVE, featuring the likes of Viola Davis and Sterling K. Brown and premiered as the most-viewed unscripted series in the network's history.

Oliver also produced the Sundance Audience Award winner KINYARWANDA, a film Roger Ebert ranked number six on his top ten films of 2011 and 1982 (a film he also wrote & directed), which premiered at TIFF to critical acclaim and was distributed by Lionsgate Entertainment.

His films have earned dozens of accolades and awards, including grants from the San Francisco Film Society, Cinereach and Tribeca Film Institute, and awards including the Marquee Audience Award at the Austin Film Festival, the World Audience Award at AFI Fest, a special jury award from SXSW and Best Film at UrbanWorld and ABFF. Oliver is the founder of the LA-based production company Confluential Films, co-founder of Black Love, Inc, an all-encompassing digital media brand, and his alma mater, Carnegie Mellon University, recently honored him with their prestigious 2018 Alumni Achievement Award.

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