BIO


With a passion for writing and directing, Sonia strives to achieve spontaneity and honesty through film.

Drawn to authenticity and larger than life characters, Sonia has a bold and vibrant storytelling style. Recent credits include her original documentary mini-series on happiness entitled “Ecstatic!” for Vision TV and her feature debut “Rose Colored Glasses” which had its enthusiastic premiere at the DOXA Documentary Film Festival in Vancouver. Sonia graduated with honours in 2010 from Simon Fraser University’s School for the Contemporary Arts in Vancouver, Canada with a BFA in Film. Her grad film “Salvation” won Best Short in the Death By Night Screening at Moving Image in Toronto and Best International Student Film at the Illinois International Film Festival in Chicago. She was also awarded the Best Student Film and Best Actor award at the L.A. Global Film Festival. Additionally, Sonia has over 10 years of experience as a videographer and editor and has heavily assisted the production of two other TV documentaries “We Can’t See You Beating Us” (funded by Rogers) and “Return to Byzantium”(aired on CBC). Sonia has publicly released her second feature documentary “Our 1/4 Life Crisis” and has just toured festivals with “Connected : A Film About Autistic People.” She’s currently developing a dramatic TV Series with partner and composer Sebastian Hugeneck based on their recent short “Inward Edward.”

 TV Series:

Ecstatic!
Broadcaster: Vision TV
(Writer, Director and Editor, 2013 )

Feature Documentary:

Our 1/4 Life Crisis (HD, 2014)
Rose Colored Glasses  (HD, 2011)

Short Documentary:

              Connected : A Film About Autistic People (HD, 2015)

Shorts:

Inward Edward (4K, 2016)
         Last Chance Bollywood (HD, 2016)  
Why? (HD, 2015)
      Everything We Cannes Do! (HD, 2015)
Beyond Boxes (HD, 2011)
Salvation  (HD, 2010)
Besame Mucho (Digital, 2009)
Pseudocide (16 mm, 2008)
Burden of Truth (16mm, 2007)

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