Oscar is a BAFTA-nominated filmmaker and Screen International Star of Tomorrow. His work has received many awards internationally, from the likes of Joss Whedon, Guillermo del Toro and Sir Alan Parker.
With scholarships from Fulbright and BAFTA, he attended NYU Grad Film, alma mater of Scorsese and Ang Lee, under professors Todd Solondz, Spike Lee & Darren Aronofsky.
His short film The Kármán Line starring Olivia Colman was was a festival hit, nominated for a BAFTA and released online by The New Yorker. He was signed to a blind deal by Tobey Maguire's Material Pictures.
In 2016 he collaborated with technologist Ross Goodwin to make Sunspring,
starring Thomas Middleditch, the world's first film written entirely by an Artificial Intelligence. The A.I. then named itself Benjamin during a live interview. The film triggered an enormous press response, and was exhibited at many major venues and galleries worldwide. Sharp & Goodwin followed this with 2017's It's No Game, in which David Hasselhoff plays a version of himself generated by Benjamin, then again in 2018 with Zone Out, for which the original Sunspring cast agreed to be 'uploaded' into Benjamin.
Also in 2017, 20th Century Fox acquired Ben Mezrich's book Woolly: The True Story of the De-Extinction of One of History’s Most Iconic Creatures for Oscar to co-write & direct for the screen.
He is represented in the USA by United Talent Agency & Echo Lake, and in the UK by Independent Talent. He is based in Los Angeles and London.
updated Autumn 2017
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