Sofia has worked in the film, television and advertising industry for over 15 years as both a director and assistant director. Her many credits as AD include Bridget Jones 2–On the Edge, The IT Crowd and Peep Show.
After her MA at Goldsmiths she made documentaries focusing on the people behind the fame. Since then she has been a collaborative and self-motivated documentary director. She makes independent and NGO funded films specialising in a participatory approach among hard-to-reach communities.
She was also one of the 20 women selected for the Women in Film & TV mentorship scheme in 2015.
Sofia started a small production company aged 21 where she staged theatre shows and received a Leader for London Award for a multi-discipline training programme. She has also taught production management at the National Film and Television School.
She is Head of Cultural Programmes for NGO, Minority Rights Group, producing and directing documentaries with remote communities in Africa, the Caribbean and the Middle East. After almost 10 years in the making, she is now finishing her first feature, Lost in Glastonbury and is finishing production with So We Danced, a dance film about identity in the Dominican Republic
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