Emmy-nominated director/writer/producer/composer Ron Oliver started his career with the cult hit Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II--called "the Blue Velvet of high school horror movies" by the Los Angeles Times--and since then has directed and/or written award-winning theatrical feature films and television ratings hits for studios such as Warner Brothers, Fox, Universal, and The Walt Disney Co. His Hallmark Hall of Fame Christmas movies are among the highest rated in the network's history and his work on the iconic Nickelodeon series "Are You Afraid of the Dark" has been heralded as one of the "Top Ten Most Frightening TV Shows" ever made. Canadian-born Oliver has been twice nominated for the prestigious Director's Guild of America Award. He has traveled around the world to film in London, Paris, Berlin, Johannesburg and all the way back home to Hollywood, California. He is also a published author of award-winning short fiction as well as penning an acclaimed series of comic essays on film-making in the well-regarded "MovieScope" magazine. Oliver was knighted in 2019 by the sovereign nation of Sealand, and is now referred to as Sir Ronald Robert Oliver OMS.
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