Oliver Schündler worked in projects for theater and television as Assistant Director and Dramaturge (with Robert Lépage, Georg Tabori, Leander Haußmann and Matthias Hartmann at Bayerisches Staatsschauspiel in Munich and with Peter Stein and Luca Ronconi at the Salzburger Festspiele, among others). In 1994, he moved to Bavaria Film Group, where he produced various television films and series.
As from 2000 onwards, Oliver Schündler oversaw international co-productions of the Bavaria Film Group.
Soon after, he was also leading global sales of television rights. During this time, he worked on prestigious international event co-productions such as “DIE AUFERSTEHUNG” or “KENNEDYS BRAIN”. Additionally, Oliver Schündler served as Director of the Bavaria Media Italia s.r.l. in Rome since 2004 and co-Director of German United Distributors since 2005.
In 2008, he became Managing Partner and Producer with Lucky Bird Pictures Ltd. In 2015, he was honored with the Bavarian Film Award for producing the best film.