Established in 2012, HollandWest Productions is an award-winning full-service creative production company that specializes in commercials, branded campaigns, original content, political content, social awareness spots and corporate presentations. Founders Kurt Williamson and Warren Oliver have 40 years of combined experience as creative directors and producers who have overseen projects of multiple formats from development to delivery. Together, they have hired over 1,000 freelancers across the country to execute groundbreaking programs. Some of their most notable projects include When We All Vote, Netflix Strong Black Lead and a promotional spot for Netflix’s Homecoming documentary produced by Beyonce.
Alongside content production for clients, HollandWest also develops and produces its own intellectual property including the upcoming docuseries All the Boys and the award-winning short film Four Seasons. HollandWest is passionate about creating images that uplift, educate and inspire the masses.
Co-Founder | Director
Warren Oliver is an award-winning Creative Director and Director who has transformed his love for design to elevate commercial and documentary storytelling. He got his start at HBO where he served as Art Director, conceptualizing and overseeing on-air campaigns including the highly acclaimed Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry series. Since then, Warren has utilized his innate skills to build a reputable slate of projects with clients such as American Express, Netflix, Walmart, Springhill and BlackPlayersForChange, and Bloomberg Philanthropies.
Warren loves developing compelling concepts from idea to execution, and enjoys the process of producing insightful projects for the masses. Warren is the recipient of many awards including New York Festival, Promax/BDA and Telly. He is a proud graduate of Savannah College of Art and Design.
Co-Founder | Director
Kurt Williamson is an award-winning Executive Producer, Director and Director of Photography with an expertise in physical production. Kurt began his career at MTV in the production department, having contributed to culture-shifting programs like True Life, MTV Video Music Awards and the 2001 E*Trade Superbowl Halftime Show. After almost a decade of producing projects under the Viacom umbrella, Kurt created and executive produced the docu-drama series Harlem Heights (BET). Since then, Kurt has directed for Mountain Dew, Nike, Redbox and More Than a Vote.
Kurt has a passion for assembling production teams and executing projects with precision. Kurt is the recipient of many awards including a Silver W3 Award and a Cynopsis Social Good Award. He is a proud graduate of Western Illinois University.