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 works in development and assisting Producer Christopher Milburn at Midsummer Films as well as directing freelance.
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 six festivals internationally. She picked up an award for Best Director at Oslo Independent Film Festival.  

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.  


Credits


Director: Nobody’s Darling narrative short film, 2018

Director: Nobody’s Darling narrative short film promo, 2018

Director, Writer & Producer: The Wider Sun narrative short film, 2018

Director & ProducerMake Your Memories short documentary style advert for the Duke of York's Picture House, Brighton, 2017

Director: Faustus new writing theatre, The Vaults Festival, Glasgow, 2012

Training: 

Raindance Producer Foundation Certificate, 2018

Raindance Film Director Foundation Certificate, 2017

BA Acting at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, 2013

LAMDA Foundation Course in Acting, 2009

LABAN Centre for Advanced Training in Contemporary Dance, 2008