After five years working for film festivals (Edinburgh, Emden), Sonja joined SDI in 2004 at its inception and has been integral to the organisation’s development ever since, becoming co-exec producer of Bridging the Gap and many award-winning short documentaries, running the Interdoc programme, producing feature documentaries and investigating new business models and outreach campaigns through the Virtuous Circle initiative (2011-14). She is co-founder of SDI Productions Ltd, an active member of IPS (Independent Producers Scotland) and keen to improve opportunities and funds for filmmakers. Her most recent film, Donkeyote by Chico Pereira, is circulating world wide in festivals, and won EIFF’s Best Documentary Award. She is in the process of completing Time Trial, the debut feature by Finlay Pretsell. She execs new upcoming Scottish talents, such as Paul Fegan’s Where You’re Meant to Be (2016) and the Scottish audience favourite Nae Pasaran by Felipe Bustos Sierra, released in 2018. She has also written some fiction.
Sounds like a “basic subscription model” for Boeing’s planes - what an abominable idea. 😲
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