Sophia [so-fie-yah] is a UK based filmmaker.
She started working as an actor, mainly in television and film: Shetland (BBC), Mr Selfridge (ITV), Inbetweeners Movie 2, World's End (CBBC/ABC Australia) & Doctors (BBC). She has now turned her attention fully to filmmaking. She worked in development and assisting Producer Christopher Milburn at Midsummer Films from June 2018 - April 2019.
She now Directs freelance and has started her own production company, Certain Light Films. She wrote, directed and co-produced The Wider Sun which had private screenings at the BFI Southbank and the Duke of York's Picturehouse and has been screened in eight festivals internationally. She picked up an award for Best Director at Oslo Independent Film Festival. Her latest short film Nobody’s Darling is about to be submitted to film festivals. She is currently developing her first feature film.
Sophia also spent some time living in New Zealand as a child, and is very inspired by the landscape there. She holds dual residency in New Zealand and the UK.