Sheila Timothy spends years of her life in advertising and music business. She is also on the board of a recording Company PT REMACO that was founded by her late father, Eugene Timothy. In 2008 she and her husband Luki Wanandi established their new film company, Lifelike Pictures.
She produced Pintu Terlarang (The Forbidden Door) in 2009 and win best film in Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival (PIFAN). In 2012 she produced her second feature film Modus Anomali. Modus Anomali got its first publicity when it won the Bucheon Award at the 4th Network of Asian Fantastic Films (NAFF) in South Korea (18-20 July 2011). Modus Anomali premiered in South by Southwest Film Festival (SXSW) in March 2012, and was released in Indonesia in April 2012.
Her third feature, Tabula Rasa, was released in September 2014. Tabula Rasa received 4 awards in Indonesian Film Festival 2014. Sheila was also the chairman of the Association of Indonesian Film Producers (APROFI), from 2013 to 2016. In 2017, she produced and released a documentary feature, Banda the Dark Forgotten Trail with Jay Subyakto as the director. In her latest film, 212 Warrior (Wiro Sableng Pendekar Kapak Maut Naga Geni 212), Sheila also credits as scriptwriter with Tumpal Tampubolon and Seno Gumira Ajidarma.