Ben Sharrock

Ben Sharrock is an award-winning writer and director whose sophomore feature film, Limbo – about a group of asylum seekers stranded on the remote Scottish island of Uist – was awarded the Cannes Film Festival “Official Selection 2020” label before having its world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival. Limbo is out now in theaters through Focus Features. Ben’s zero budget debut feature film, Pikadero, premiered at San Sebastian International Film Festival in 2015, where he was nominated for Best New Director, and went on to screen at over 40 major film festivals across the globe. Ben’s previous short film work won numerous awards, including two BAFTA New Talents for Best Drama and Best Writer for Patata Tortilla in 2015.


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Finding Limbo

By Ben Sharrock | April 30, 2021

Finding Limbo

Writer-director Ben Sharrock on how he made the first feature film to be shot on the Uists, a remote chain of islands 30 miles off the Scottish coast.