Born in London, O’neil Sharma is a graduate of Economics and holds a Master’s Degree in Investment Management. He began his career as an Investment Banker. But he soon realized his true passion for filmmaking. After being awarded a scholarship to attend the London Film Academy, O’neil pursued his dream. His first feature film, Fotoautomat Man (2020). The film premiered at the Tokyo Lift-Off Festival, receiving critical acclaim.

Currently he is writing a new screenplay, Rites of Passage, based on a true story about how cricket helps refugees integrate into German society. This script and his screenplay The Big B are both under option.


Other work includes Get Lucky (co-written with Ziska Riemann) 2019 and Endless (Thunder Road and Film House) 2020.

In addition to his work as a writer, O’neil also has extensive experience as an assistant director on several high-profile film productions. These include Valkyrie (Bryan Singer), The Last Station (Michael Hoffman), Inglourious Basterds (Quentin Tarantino), The Ghost (Roman Polanski), Drei (Tom Tykwer), and as a director’s assistant on Unknown (Jaume Collet-Serra), Hansel and Gretel (Tommy Wirkola), and Berlin Station (Paramount/Epix).

Furthermore, O’neil has co-written the film Get Lucky (2019) with Ziska Riemann, and worked on the film Endless (Thunder Road and Film House) in 2020. He is also currently developing his next screenplay, The Big B, which is optioned for 2024.

His latest novel is THE GOOD LIFE, and it follows the success of his first, THE WHITE HOUSE.

Find out more about his books on PUBLISHED WORKS.

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Reviewed by Melanie USA – February 25, 2021

Reviewed by APS USA –  October 24, 2018