Ben Sharrock

Ben Sharrock

United Kingdom

I have wanted to talk about the inner emotional struggle in how we imagine our lives versus the things that happen or the decisions that are made that lead us in different directions.    


Ben Sharrock graduated from The University of Edinburgh with a degree in Arabic and Politics before attending film school at Screen Academy Scotland where he graduated with an MA Distinction in Film Directing. After working in the advertising industry in Dubai, Ben completed an MFA with which, he was awarded the Rafford Scholarship and the university medal for outstanding achievement.
Ben Sharrock’s debut feature film PIKADERO premiered at San Sebastian International Film Festival in the New Director’s Category in September 2015 and Zurich FF. His previous short film work has won recognition in festivals around the world. Accolades include four BAFTA New Talents, including, “Best Drama” and “Best Writer” for PATATA TORTILLA in 2015. Ben is also represented by a number of production companies for commercials work.

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