Born in London, O’neil Sharma is an accomplished individual with a strong academic background. He holding a Master’s Degree in Investment Management and a graduate in Economics. 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 prestigious London Film Academy.

His debut feature film, Fotoautomat Man (2020), received critical acclaim and premiered at the Tokyo Lift-Off Festival.

Currently, O’neil is developing a new screenplay Rites of Passage, inspired by a true story that highlights how cricket facilitates the integration of refugees into German society. This script, along with his screenplay The Big B, is currently under option. Also in collaboration with Ziska Riemann, O’neil co-wrote the film Get Lucky (2019) and contributed to the production of Endless (Thunder Road and Film House) in 2020.

O’neil’s 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), Drei (Tom Tykwer), and as a director’s assistant on Unknown (Jaume Collet-Serra), Hansel and Gretel (Tommy Wirkola), and Berlin Station (Paramount/Epix).

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