Sharmila has had two short films commissioned by Film London and written two features: Heart of the City (part of the Film London and Cinestan India Microschool 2015) and Mother Land.
Her short film Oysters – an exploration of desire in the face of grief – was shortlisted for the Kevin Spacey Foundation and her feature Mother Land – is currently being developed by Cinestan International and has been long-listed for the Sundance Writers’ Lab.
Oysters (dir: Pratyusha Gupta, produced by Emma Duffy) – commissioned by Film London (2016)
Desire in the face of grief. When Sheena calls Javed for dinner, the attraction between them is palpable – but can they overcome the past that brings them together?
Oysters was also short listed for a Kevin Spacey Foundation award.
Girl Like You… (dir. Rajinder Kochar, produced by X-Films) – commissioned by Film London (2015)
Explores a young woman’s sexual awakening.
Set in the face of today’s overtly sexualised culture; Girl Like You explores what happens when you step over the mark and who will judge you most.
See an excerpt here.
Make and Model (in pre-production, 2015)
Director: Billy Walsh
Producer: Jonathon Chambers