Sofia Powell is a BFA Film Studies graduate from Toronto Metropolitan University. Sofia is currently working at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Born in Mexico, Sofia is currently based in Toronto, Canada, and is always looking for opportunities to share untold and relevant stories. In addition to her directorial documentary work surrounding topics of immigration, roots and cultural identities, during her studies she has also produced and held technical positions in the Camera and Project Management Department for fiction films that have entered into local and international film festivals such as the Montreal Underground Film Festival, the Mosaic International South Asian Film Festival and the Edinburgh International Film Festival.
Having received various photography and film awards growing up, Sofia continues to consider herself a multidisciplinary artist and storyteller in the making and is passionate to use her skills in future projects with fellow creatives. In her free time, Sofia enjoys reading, baking and spending time with her family.