January 31, 2014
Jonathan Olsberg is a strategic adviser at the highest levels of media, business and government. He brings decades of expertise as consultant, finance professional, creative industry executive and film producer.
Jonathan has been involved in the screen industries for almost 30 years. He started out in New York as an international sales agent, handling titles such as My Beautiful Launderette, before distributing specialised films in the U.S. from directors like Godard, Verhoeven, Greenaway and Paul Cox. In 1989 Jonathan returned to London as Managing Director of international distributor and sales agent Glinwood Films (The Last Emperor).
Until 2008 Jonathan was also a producer with his UK company Dakota Films, whose last production was Fade to Black, written and directed by Oliver Parker and starring Danny Huston and Christopher Walken.
He is a member of the European Film Academy, BAFTA and the British Screen Advisory Council.