After graduating in Economics, O’neil Sharma went on to obtain a Master’s in Investment Management. Initially starting his career as an Investment Banker, he soon discovered his true passion for filmmaking. O’neil pursued his artistic calling and was awarded a scholarship to attend The London Film Academy. He currently lives between London and Berlin.

Having directed commercials and short films, O’neil’s debut feature, Fotoautomat Man (2020), premiered at the Tokyo Lift-Off Festival and received critical acclaim.

As a screenwriter, O’neil co-wrote, with German director Ziska Riemann, feature comedy Get Lucky (Deutschfilm, 2019) and wrote the screenplay for romance drama Endless, directed by Scott Speer (Thunder Road/Film House, 2020).

British born, of Indian heritage, O’neil Sharmagrew up with the push and pull of East meets West which informs much of his writing. This is evident in his collaboration on a high end local language TV series with a major Mumbai based producer. Two further British series with Indian themes, are in advanced stages of development. O’neil’s romantic horror script, which he is set to direct, was optioned by a Berlin based producer.

O’neil also has extensive experience as an assistant director in renowned film productions such as Valkyrie (Bryan Singer), The Last Station(Michael Hoffman), Inglourious Basterds (Quentin Tarantino), The Ghost (Roman Polanski) and Drei (Tom Tykwer). He has also worked as a director’s assistant on Unknown (Jaume Collet-Serra), Hansel and Gretel (Tommy Wirkola), and Berlin Station (Paramount/Epix).

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O’neil’s latest novel, Son of Man, has received stunning reviews. This satirical historical fiction story follows the success of his first novel, The White House (which was also developed as a screenplay) and the controversial The Good Life, displaying O’neil’s ability to work across different genres and mediums. More information availabe on PUBLISHED WORK.

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