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20 years of

COMBINED EXPERIENCE

From animated videos to photography and films.

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About Me

Director. Cinematographer. Photographer. Storyteller. 

Olivier is a highly accomplished Belgian creative professional known for his expertise in film direction, cinematography, photography, writing, and creative direction.

 

He has a strong presence in Asia and a global reach. He is recognized for his unique style that blends photography, drawing, graphic design, and video while emphasizing character development and storytelling.

With a long list of collaborations with notable talents such as Kobe Bryant, Sophie Marceau, Ines de la Fressange, and Sophie Marceau, as well as partnerships with European and Asian celebrities, Olivier is well-established in the film and photography industries.

One of his most notable works is the short film "The Passport," which received 70 nominations and 19 wins worldwide, including awards for best short drama, best short film, best foreign director, best director, best actor, best thriller, best crime thriller, best editing (twice), and best VFX.
The film was also honored with the best cinematography award at the Macau Film Festival and received additional recognition, such as the best film award at the Stage 32 Film Festival and a screening at the Chinese Theater on Hollywood Boulevard.

Throughout his career, Olivier has received numerous accolades, including the silver award from the Cannes Lions Festival, a cover feature in Archive Magazine, and the Promaxbda bronze award in Los Angeles. He has also collaborated with major brands such as Converse, Nike, Porsche, Moncler, and Coach and was part of the Adobe Creative Cloud Brand Ambassador 2017 Instagram Campaign. Some of his animated films have been featured at prestigious events such as Comics Con in San Diego and the Anima Film Festival in Brussels.

In recent years, Olivier has also worked as a cinematographer, contributing to the film "The Nightwalk," directed by Adriano Valerio. This film won multiple awards, including the Prix Canal + and Clermont-Ferrand, and was shortlisted for the César Awards in France.

Olivier is always at the forefront of exploring new technology. He was a beta tester for OpenAI's Dall-E2 technology and was deeply interested in AI and new technology. He was also a brand ambassador for YouPic in 2020, is a proud member of the Xiaomi Creator program, and collaborates with Zhiyun technology.

Currently, he is working on two exciting feature films: one in the sci-fi genre and a thriller road trip movie.



China
www.studiosupreme.be

France & Belgium
www.designhero.tv

Oliver Hero Dressen Bio
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Clients

Over the years had the chance to collaborate with amazing clients.
OHD Brands

Endorsement / Sponsoring


Partnership and collaboration with brands

as a brand ambassador or sponsor.
ZHIYUN
YouPic Logo
xiaomi-mi-seek
DJI Logo
Adobe Logo
Stussy Logo
FujiFilm Logo
NanGuang

Work with Celebrities

Sarah Silverman, Corsak, Romeo Elvis, Caballero & Jeanjass, 

Ines de la Fressange, Wnag Lore-Dan, Nana Ou-Yang, Mei Ting, Eilin Zhang,
Qui Xi, Ting Mel, Neri & Hu, 任嘉伦 Jialun Ren, 姚星彤 Xingtong
YAO, Stromae, Sophie Turner, Sophie Marceau, Arno, Kobe Bryant, Guts,
Patrice Bart Williams.
 
 

Awards

Best Direction

HOLLYWOOD FEEDBACK 2022

"She is So Perfect"

Winner Best Direction

Hollywood Feedback, Los Angeles USA 2022

Best Short

SIMFF 2022

"She is So Perfect"

Winner Special Mention

SIMFF, Seoul KOREA 2022

 

Best Commercial Value

NETEASE 2022

"The Passport"

Winner Best Commercial Value

Netease, CHINA 2022

Best Editing

PUNA FILM FESTIVAL

"The Passport"

Winner Best editing

Puna Film Festival, INDIA 2019

Best Production Design

LOS ANGELES ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL

"The Passport"

Winner

Los Angeles Asian Film Festival, Los Angeles, USA 2019

Best Short film

HOLLYWOOD FOREVER FILM FESTIVAL

"The Passport"

Winner Short Film

Hollywood Forever Film Festival, Los Angeles, USA 2019

 

Best Short Drama TNLIFF

"The Passport"

Winner Short Drama

TNLIFF, Sidney, Australia 2019

 

Best Scifi Beijing Indie Short Film Festival Awards 2019

"The Passport"

Winner Beijing Indie Short Film Festival Awards.
Beijing, China.

 

Best Short Film MINDFIELD 2019

"The Passport"

Winner Bronze Best Short Film Mindfield 2019
Los Angeles (USA).

 

Best Editing LAFA 2018

"The Passport"

Winner Best Editing Los Angeles Film Award.
Los Angeles (USA).

Audience Award 2016

"Want it back"

Winner Audience Award Wing'n it Bigui Mini Film Festival (Beijing).

 

Best Music Video Filmets 2015

"Want it back"

Best Music Video. Filmets 2015, Barcelona, Spain.
 

 

Silver Awards  Canne Lions 2007

"Mother and Child" Uncredited

Winner Outdoor Silver Canne Lions 2007

"Mother and Child" (as illustrator, Uncredited)

Best Short

AIMAFF 2022

"She is So Perfect"

Winner Special Mention

AIMAFF, Athena GREECE 2022

Best Comedy

SFAAF 2022

"She is So Perfect"

Winner Best Comedy

SFAAF, Burgos, CHILE 2022

Best Short

STAGE 32

"The Passport"

Winner Best Short

Stage 32, USA 2021

 

Best Drama

HOLLYWOOD FEEDBACK

"The Passport"

Winner Best Drama

Hollywood Feedback, Los Angeles, USA 2019

Best Director

HOLLYWOOD FOREVER FILM FESTIVAL

"The Passport"

Winner Best Director

Hollywood Forever Film Festival, Los Angeles, USA 2019

Best Editing

HOLLYWOOD FOREVER FILM FESTIVAL

"The Passport"

Winner Best editing

Hollywood Forever Film Festival, Los Angeles, USA 2019

 

 

Best Foreign Director LA LIVE FILM FESTIVAL

"The Passport"

Winner Best Foreign Short film Director

LA Live Film Festival 2019

 

Best Crime Thriller GOLDEN STATE 2019

"The Passport"

Winner Best Crime Thriller

Golden State Independent Film Festival 2019
Chinese Theatre, Hollywood, Los Angeles (USA).

Best Thriller LAFA 2018

"The Passport"

Winner Best Thriller Los Angeles Film Award.
Los Angeles (USA).

Best VFX NIAF 2019

"The Passport"

Winner Best VFX Nightlight Impact.
South Africa.

 

Best Music Video SVFF 2015

"Want it back"

Best Music Video. Silicon Valley SVFF 2015,

San Francisco, USA.

Bronze Awards  PROMAX BDA 2015

"Ahah Kids Channel"

Bronze Awards, Promax BDA 2015, Best kids Campaign. Los Angeles, USA.

 

Filmography

2023 - The Black Box (director, short) 2023 - T2D (director, short, in post-production)

2022 - She is So Perfect (director, cinematographer, short)

2023 - Don't Say Sorry “Love at first sight” (director, short, in post-production)

2022 – 20 in the ’80s (director, cinematographer, short musical)

2022 - Kite (director, short, in post-production)

2021 – The Nightwalk (cinematographer, short)

2021 – Disqualify (director, short musical)

2020 – Story Of Corsak (director, cinematographer, short documentary)

2020 – Eloise (director, short musical)

2018 – Dessert - (director, cinematographer, short musical)

2018 – Clonez-moi (director, short musical)

2018 – Le monde a change (director, short musical)

2018 – Coach “Missing” (director, short)

2017 – The Passport (director, short)

2015 – Dark Gloves (director, short musical)

2014 – Want it Back (director, short musical)

2014 – Buffy (director, short musical)

2013 – Aren’t you Clever? (director, cinematographer, short musical)

2013 – Autour d’un verre (director, short musical)

2012 – Old Buddy (director, short musical)

2012 – Life Goes on (director, short anime)

2012 - LE SOIR -On à tous raison de l'ouvrir (director, short anime)

2011 – Wednesday (director, short anime)

2010 – A Cat In Paris – (assistant animator, feature film)

2010 – Le Totem Du Progres (director, short animation)

2009 – Moi ce que j’aime (director, short musical)

2008 – Sexual invasion (director, short animation)

2006 – Marottes – (assistant animator, short animation)

2004 – Ready Rodger Jet (director, short animation)

2004 – Vive les Vacances (director, short animation)

2003 – Merry Noel (director, short animation)

2003 – 5 minutes (director, short animation)

2003 – Les Dictateurs (director, short animation)

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