Jury

Josh Olson

SVP Theatrical, Creative Director

The Refinery Creative

LOS ANGELES, USA //Age: Timeless

Height: Not Ashamed Of

Eyes: Dark Blue Meet Steel Grey/Gray/Grahy/Gräyyyy

Hair: Shaved (but used to be a curly/wavy, luscious dishwater-strawberry-blonde...yeah, that's a thing)

Ancestry: Nordic

Astrological Sign: Pisces. Oh so very VERY Pisces (not that he's really into all that kinda stuff, but if he WAS...)

History (aka Past):

- Mid-West-Farm-Boy-Turned-Ad-Man

- Has over a decade of experience in Entertainment Marketing, specializing in Theatrical AV

- Collaborated with top-tier talent throughout his journey at Aspect, Trailer Park, Killer Kreative, mOcean, Seismic, and now with his current work family at The Refinery

Accomplishments & Highlights (aka Humble Stuff Goes Here):
- Nominated for over 20 Key Art and Golden Trailer Awards

- Some favorite campaigns or notable wins include: BLACK DYNAMITE, EVIL DEAD, THE VOW, RESIDENT EVIL(S), SAFE HAVEN, HOUSE AT THE END OF THE STREET, PIXELS, DON'T BREATHE

Traits & Fun Facts: 
- Brutally yet lovingly honest

- Inked...and possibly addicted to it

- Can say the alphabet faster backwards than forward no matter how hard he tries (at a potential record-breaking less than 5 seconds)
- Does the world's best dolphin impersonation (even though a dolphin isn't a person...or is it?!)

- Doesn't take himself seriously...but does take his work and the people in his life seriously. Seriously.

 

Favorite Quotes:

- "Be the change you wish to see in the world." (somewhat misquoted from what Gandhi actually originally said, but still holds true) - Mahatma Gandhi

- "Life is too important to be taken seriously." (also slightly misquoted from what Wilde originally wrote, but still the right jist) - Oscar Wilde

- "That's what she said." - josh.O from 4th Grade (yes, it DID exist before "The Office" which josh.O still hasn't seen to this day)

- "That's what he <or any other fitting insert here> said." - josh.O (beginning in 2015 or so)

Final Statement:

- Is truly honored to be on the Key Art Jury. It really is a privilege...and will take it way more seriously than he takes himself. ;)