Sophie is a Directors’ Guild (DGGB) accredited filmmaker, based in London. She is a graduate of the National Film and Television School (NFTS) BFI talent campus and works across film, TV and commercial projects.
She has collaborated with a variety of major organisations such as Channel 4, BAFTA and the BFI. She studied BA (Hons) Film Studies at Kings College London and has premiered four of her films at the BFI (British Film Institute) as well as at the Pinewood Studios cinema and a variety of festivals.
In 2012 she was one of the first directors to be accepted onto the BFI Film Academy program for the nation’s most promising young filmmakers. Her short film SWOON was selected to premier at the BFI Future Film Festival, and earned her a nomination as Best Director at Underwire Film Festival. Pretzel Films nominated her as Junior Director of the Year for 2015, and in 2016 she was chosen by BAFTA as a Guru Pro for her film directing work.
In 2014 she formed production company Radix Films with then Channel 4 executive Timothy Root. She recently directed and exec produced the 20 minute short film, THE TRIP, starring Sope Dirisu (Huntsman Winter's War, Black Mirror, Humans) and Gillian Saker (Misfits, Ripper St, Houdini & Doyle), which has been screened at festivals in Hollywood, New York, London and more, and has been accepted into both BAFTA and Oscar qualifying festivals. It has been nominated for awards such as Best International Short, Best Drama and Best Production Design. THE TRIP is distributed by AMC and Shorts International's channel ShortsTV and associated television channels. It can now be viewed on iTunes, Amazon, Verizon and GooglePlay.
‘One to watch’ - Henry Barnes, The Guardian
‘A bright future within the film industry’ - Noel Goodwin, BFI
‘You will go far’ - Tim Corrie, United Agents/BAFTA