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Oscar Sharp

Director

Oscar Sharp is a British director and screenwriter, based between Los Angeles and London.

 

Awarded a Fulbright and BAFTA scholarship, he attended the NYU Graduate Film program studying under professors Todd Solondz, Spike Lee and Darren Aronofsky,

 

In 2015, his short film ‘The Karman Line’ was BAFTA nominated and won the BIFA for Best Short amongst countless other festival prizes and became a viral hit. He was subsequently featured as one of Screen’s ‘Stars of Tomorrow’ and signed a one-picture blind deal with Tobey Maguire’s Material Pictures for whom he is writing and will direct and original science-fiction love story.

 

In spring 2016, Oscar and technologist collaborator created Benjamin, the world’s first AI screenwriter, and shot the first purely AI-written film Sunspring.

 

In Summer 2016, Temple Hill and 20th Century Fox acquired Ben Mezrich’s upcoming book ‘Woolly: The True Story of the De-Extinction of One of History’s Most Iconic Creatures’ for Oscar to adapt and Direct.

 

He is also developing features with Echo Lake Entertainment and SUMS.


US Representation: Jason Burns and Amanda Hymson, UTA

Credits

AWARDS
Production (role):
BIFA
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Winner - Best British Short
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BAFTA
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Nominee - Best Short
Production (role):
Aspen Shortsfest
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Winner - Best Comedy (Academy Eligible)
Production (role):
Aspen Shortsfest
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Winner - Ellen Prize for Originality
Production (role):
Virgin Media Shorts
Project details:
Winner - £30k Grand Prize
Production (role):
Scienceplusfiction, Italy
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Winner - Méliès d'Argent
Production (role):
FIRST Film Festival, China
Project details:
Winner - Grand Prix Short
Production (role):
RiverRun International Film Festival
Project details:
Winner - Best "Narrative" Short
Production (role):
Eidôlon Philosophical Film Festival
Project details:
Winner - Zarathoustra Best Film Award
Production (role):
Court Métrage Festival
Project details:
Winner - Grand Prix
Production (role):
Court Métrage Festival
Project details:
Winner - Prix France Télévisions
Production (role):
Court Métrage Festival
Project details:
Winner - Prix Collège
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ShortsUP, Romania
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Winner - Audience Award
Production (role):
Deadcenter festival Oklahoma
Project details:
Winner - Best Fiction Short
Production (role):
Savannah Film Festival
Project details:
Winner - Best Short Film
Production (role):
New Hampshire Film Festival
Project details:
Winner - Best Short Drama
Production (role):
San Jose Short Film Festival
Project details:
Winner - Best Drama
Production (role):
Alhambra Theatre Film Festival
Project details:
Winner - Grand Prix
Production (role):
Alhambra Theatre Film Festival
Project details:
Winner - Best Foreign Film
Production (role):
UK Film Festival
Project details:
Winner - Best Short
Production (role):
International Disabled Film Festival, Cannes
Project details:
Winner - Angel
Production (role):
Reed Short Film Contest
Project details:
Winner - £10k Grand Prix
Production (role):
Shooting People
Project details:
Winner - Film of the Month
Production (role):
Raw Science Film Festival
Project details:
Winner - Professional Dramatic Works >10m, 2nd Prize
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The British Council
Project details:
Featured - best of British short films
Production (role):
Portable Film Festival
Project details:
Winner - Best Short
Production (role):
Joss Whedon's Dr Horrible Film Contest
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Winner
Production (role):
Bare Bones Festival
Project details:
Winner - Best Int. Micro Short
Production (role):
Ballston Spa Film Festival
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Winner - Best Editing
Production (role):
48hr Contest 2013 - SciFi London
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Winner - 3rd Prize
Production (role):
Clare Valley Film Festival
Project details:
Jury Special Mention - Best Short

Credits

  • Production (role)
    Project details
  • Production (role): BIFA
    Project details: Winner - Best British Short
  • Production (role): BAFTA
    Project details: Nominee - Best Short
  • Production (role): Aspen Shortsfest
    Project details: Winner - Best Comedy (Academy Eligible)
  • Production (role): Aspen Shortsfest
    Project details: Winner - Ellen Prize for Originality
  • Production (role): Virgin Media Shorts
    Project details: Winner - £30k Grand Prize
  • Production (role): Scienceplusfiction, Italy
    Project details: Winner - Méliès d'Argent
  • Production (role): FIRST Film Festival, China
    Project details: Winner - Grand Prix Short
  • Production (role): RiverRun International Film Festival
    Project details: Winner - Best "Narrative" Short
  • Production (role): Eidôlon Philosophical Film Festival
    Project details: Winner - Zarathoustra Best Film Award
  • Production (role): Court Métrage Festival
    Project details: Winner - Grand Prix
  • Production (role): Court Métrage Festival
    Project details: Winner - Prix France Télévisions
  • Production (role): Court Métrage Festival
    Project details: Winner - Prix Collège
  • Production (role): ShortsUP, Romania
    Project details: Winner - Audience Award
  • Production (role): Deadcenter festival Oklahoma
    Project details: Winner - Best Fiction Short
  • Production (role): Savannah Film Festival
    Project details: Winner - Best Short Film
  • Production (role): New Hampshire Film Festival
    Project details: Winner - Best Short Drama
  • Production (role): San Jose Short Film Festival
    Project details: Winner - Best Drama
  • Production (role): Alhambra Theatre Film Festival
    Project details: Winner - Grand Prix
  • Production (role): Alhambra Theatre Film Festival
    Project details: Winner - Best Foreign Film
  • Production (role): UK Film Festival
    Project details: Winner - Best Short
  • Production (role): International Disabled Film Festival, Cannes
    Project details: Winner - Angel
  • Production (role): Reed Short Film Contest
    Project details: Winner - £10k Grand Prix
  • Production (role): Shooting People
    Project details: Winner - Film of the Month
  • Production (role): Raw Science Film Festival
    Project details: Winner - Professional Dramatic Works >10m, 2nd Prize
  • Production (role): The British Council
    Project details: Featured - best of British short films
  • Production (role): Portable Film Festival
    Project details: Winner - Best Short
  • Production (role): Joss Whedon's Dr Horrible Film Contest
    Project details: Winner
  • Production (role): Bare Bones Festival
    Project details: Winner - Best Int. Micro Short
  • Production (role): Ballston Spa Film Festival
    Project details: Winner - Best Editing
  • Production (role): 48hr Contest 2013 - SciFi London
    Project details: Winner - 3rd Prize
  • Production (role): Clare Valley Film Festival
    Project details: Jury Special Mention - Best Short

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