Bio

Sonia is a Puerto-American writer/director whose creative voice centers on the stories of women, LGBTQ+ and people of the global majority.

Sonia has directed for Nike, Facebook (Latinx Heritage Month Campaign), Vogue Italia, L’Oreal, Condé Nast - Them, Carol’s Daughter, State Farm, Citibank, Dis Arts, Maroon World and Booooooom.tv. 

Her work has received accolades from numerous festivals around the world including the Tribeca Film Festival, Clios,  Webby’s, 1.4 Awards, One Show Awards and Kinsale Shark Awards. She has been awarded grants from the Jerome Foundation Grant, NYSCA Individual Artist and was selected for the DGA/AICP Commercial Director’s Diversity Program.

An athlete as well as an artist, Sonia’s first career was as a wilderness educator leading backpacking, rock climbing, backcountry skiing, scuba diving and sea kayaking trips. She received her training from the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS).

Sonia is currently in development on her narrative feature debut, IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY, which she co-wrote with actress/writer Trae Harris. 

She holds a BA and MA in American Studies (Gender and Race Relations).





Contact  

COMMERCIALS:

Good Company (USA)
eps@goodco.tv

Familia (UK)
allie@wearefamilia.com









Awards / Festivals

Clio Award - Fashion and Beauty
Webby Award Winner Fashion and Beauty
Kinsale Sharks Documentary Short
1.4 Director Shortlist
One Show Awards Shortlist

Tribeca Film Festival
LA Short Fest
Atlanta Film Festival
Woodstock Film Festival
Milan Fashion Film Festival
Los Angeles Latino Film Festival
New York Latino Film Festival
DC Shorts Fest
AMDOCS
Way Out West Festival
One Screen Film Festival