Born in Mexico City into an American, Japanese and Mexican family of filmmakers, Sophia discovered a passion for filmmaking and photography at an early age and built her first camera when she was eight years old.
She has a Masters in Fine Art Cinematography from the American Film Institute in Los Angeles, California, and has been traveling the world shooting films, commercials, music videos and documentaries.
Sophia has received awards including Best Cinematography at the Barcelona Sci-Fi Film Festival in 2007, Best Adapted Short Film at the Sitges Film Festival in 2012 and Best Fictional Short Film at the Baja Cine Fest 2017.
She has a unique, distinctive visual storytelling style and is highly proficient with 35mm Film, professional video cameras and Virtual Reality, always up to date with the new technologies available.
In her free time, Sophia likes to explore and experiment using mixed media art forms to create different pieces including paintings, sculptures and installations among others.