Shane O’Sullivan is an Irish author and filmmaker based in London. His work includes the acclaimed documentaries RFK Must Die (2007), Children of the Revolution (2010) and Killing Oswald (2013), and the books Who Killed Bobby? (2008) and Dirty Tricks: Nixon, Watergate and the CIA (2018)
He has also worked as a film distributor, releasing six documentaries in UK cinemas through his production company/distribution label E2 Films. His film Children of the Revolution premiered at IDFA and was released in thirty cinemas across Japan in 2014.
He holds a PhD in Film from Roehampton University and is a Senior Lecturer in Filmmaking at Kingston School of Art. His research interests include political history, intelligence studies, film distribution and the use of moving image archive in education. His essay film Anatomy of a Murder: Sirhan Sirhan and Robert Kennedy was shortlisted for Best Research Film of the Year in the AHRC Research in Film Awards 2016.