Cora Olson began her career at The Gersh Agency and later became the Director of Development for Collision Entertainment, overseeing projects for Miramax/Dimension, Beacon and Focus Features. In 2004, Olson began producing independently, packaging and raising financing for the David Ross project, THE BABYSITTERS. The film was released theatrically in May 2008 and is now available on DVD, and currently running on Showtime Networks. Olson founded Present Pictures with partner Jennifer Dubin in 2006. Olson and Dubin have been panelists at the 2008 IFP Filmmaker Conference, the 2009 Sundance Film Festival, the 2009 LA Film Festival, and spoke at the invitation-only 2009 Sundance Creative Producing Summit last summer. Present Pictures is currently releasing the feature film TiMER, which premiered at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival.