Jacqueline Olive is an independent filmmaker and immersive media producer with more than a decade of experience in journalism and film. Her debut feature documentary, Always in Season, premiered in competition at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival and was awarded the Special Jury Prize for Moral Urgency. Jackie also co-directed and co-produced the award-winning hour-long documentary, Black to Our Roots, which broadcast on PBS WORLD. Jackie has received artist grants and industry funding from Sundance Institute, Tribeca Film Institute, Independent Television Service (ITVS), Ford Foundation, Firelight Media, Chicken & Egg Pictures, International Documentary Association, Kendeda Fund, Catapult Film Fund, Southern Documentary Fund, Alternate ROOTS, and more. She was also awarded the Emerging Filmmakers of Color Award from International Documentary Association (IDA) and the Jonathan Logan Family Foundation. Jackie gained experience as an immersive media fellow with the Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC) Institute for New Media Technologies and MediaMaker Fellows, the Black Public Media (BPM) New Media Institute, and most recently, the Open Immersion VR Lab sponsored by the Ford Foundation, National Film Board of Canada (NFB), and the Canadian Film Centre (CFC). She is currently producing a VR companion to Always in Season.