Olivia Klaus began her career with extensive travel throughout Central and South America, gathering stock footage and interviews for various non-profit organizations that serve social justice issues in poverty-stricken areas. At the Plus 8 Digital location in New York City, she was part of the pioneering efforts in high-definition technology in the late 1990s. Her production work includes credits on various documentaries, films, cable series, international programs, and DVD works including MTV, Showtime, The History Channel, E!, OLN, and the Food Network. She has been associated with Avant Productions as their creative director since 2003 and is adjunct professor in the Cinema and Digital Media department at Vanguard University of Southern California. In 2004, Klaus created Quiet Little Place Productions with a visionary group of colleagues devoted to producing innovative and vibrant stories for the screen, the stage, the page, and the web. SIN BY SILENCE is the company’s first independent film endeavor. For the past eight years, Klaus attended Convicted Women Against Abuse meetings and built close relationships with each of the women featured in the documentary. (9/09)
Sin by Silence
A film by Olivia Klaus, 2009, 49 min., Color
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