Greg Olliver

Greg directed the critically acclaimed documentary "Lemmy," a portrait of the godfather of heavy metal, and lead singer of Motorhead. The movie premiered to great acclaim at SXSW in 2010.


Producer/ Director Greg Olliver was born on the high plains of Texas and raised on the mean streets of New York City.

After four years of film school at The School of Visual Arts in Manhattan, Greg went on to Direct & Produce multiple episodes of music and sports-related shows for Fuel TV, a pilot for MTV, live concert clips for Motorhead, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Burning Spear, and two Boogie Woogie piano concerts featuring the great Bob Seeley and Mr. B.

In 2007, Greg began work on a highly acclaimed documentary, a portrait of the godfather of heavy metal, and lead singer of Motorhead; Lemmy Kilmister. Lemmy premiered at SXSW 2010, has screened at dozens of film festivals including BFI London, Sydney Intl Film Fest, Fantasia in Montreal and won best film at the 2010 In-Edit/Chile Film Festival. It has been certified gold in Germany for selling more than 25,000 copies.

In 2011 Greg directed and produced Devoured, a psychological thriller/horror starring Marta Milans, and a swcond feature length documentary titled Turn Towards the Sun, a portrait of 97 year old British WWII hero, Michael Burn MC.

In 2014 his third documentary feature, Johnny Winter: Down & Dirty premiered at SXSW. 

Other clients/artists that Greg has worked with include: Motorhead, Metallica, Burning Spear, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Carmen Electra, Snoop Dogg, Pro Skater Mike V, Billy Bob Thornton, Dave Grohl, Ozzy Ozbourne, Triple H, Little Steven, Bono, The NY Rangers, The Starwood Hotel Group and more.