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Olivia Martin-McGuire
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Career Info

Primary Industry:
Television / Film
Personal Career Headline:

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Career Snapshot:

CHINA LOVE takes us on a billion-dollar ride of fantasy exploring contemporary China through the window of the pre-wedding photography industry. The film is a feature length observational documentary which follows Chinese and Australian participants as they navigate love, weddings and family in the lead up to the most important ritual of Chinese society – getting married. CHINA LOVE is directed and produced by Olivia Martin-McGuire, produced by Rebecca Barry and Madeleine Hetherton, and features documentary subject Allen Shi the owner of the Jihao Group.

What Else To Know

My Goal of the Day:

Stay open

My Thought of the Day:

I love the way the light changes every landscape

My Action of the Day:

Leave small spaces to notice things

My Deed of the Day:

Enjoy it

My Tip of the Day:

Keep your eyes open

My Pic of the Day:
Tell Us More:

Hong Kong – It’s like a mystical island shrouded in mist with a megacity in the middle and beaches on the outskirts. There are so many contrasting stories across the island.

Favorite breakfast meal & restaurant?

Hmm I don’t eat breakfast out a lot. Peel St has some great Restaurants.

What are you doing at:

6:00 AM – Making lunch for the kids

10:00 AM – Working on my projects

12:00 PM – Favorite Lunch spot/meal?

We normally share lunches in the office I work in. We all make salads generally with homemade pesto sauces or something special from home.

7:00 PM –  Putting kids to sleep. Reading books in my bed with them before cuddles to sleep.

11:00 PM – Wrapping up chats with my husband. Bedtime

What drink do you need to get through the day and at the end (and how many)?

I love the Nood smoothies – Almond date iced coffee is delicious

Most used App/Favorite Instagram Account?

Wechat/Whatsapp and Instagram At the moment @PhotographyofChina always has interesting new artists I am enjoying watching

What should everyone try at least once?

Spending time in the ocean

Where do you enjoy getting lost?

Nature. Hikes, Ocean, & Cities. I love just walking and watching, photographing stories and scenes.

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