Randy Olson

Randy Olson (born October 3, 1955) is a scientist-turned-filmmaker who earned his Ph.D. in Biology from Harvard University (1984) and became a tenured professor of marine biology at the University of New Hampshire (1994) before changing careers by moving to Hollywood and entering film school at the University of Southern California. He has written and directed a number of short films and feature documentaries which have premiered at film festivals such as Tribeca Film Festival and Telluride Film ... more on Wikipedia

Randy Olson Filmography

movie 2008 Sizzle: A Global Warming Comedy as Himself
movie 2008 Shifting Baselines in the Puget Sound
video movie 2008 Emptied Oceans
movie 2006 Flock of Dodos: The Evolution-Intelligent Design Circus as Himself
movie 1998 Rhinos

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"Sizzle" is a novel blend of three genres -- mockumentary, documentary, and reality. Scientist-turned-filmmaker Dr. Randy Olson, is a fan of Al Gore's global...


Randy Olson left a career in marine biology to pursue the lure of Hollywood glamour. Now a successful writer and director, Randy is passionate about represen.


We shoot the shit about science communication with Hollywood guy Randy Olson.