Los Angeles, CA
Sofia Garza-Barba is a Mexican American genre-bending writer and director based in LA. Her work is often described as fantastic, whimsical, and highly art driven. She’s directed music videos for musicians like Natalia Lafourcade, and worked with clients like Nickelodeon, CryptTV, Universal and Sony Music.
Her films have been presented on reputable festivals like SITGES, CIFF, Tribeca (Nespresso Talents), LAShorts, SANFIC and Festival de Cannes (Shortfilm Corner). She’s a 2018 Ryan Murphy’s Half Initiative mentee, a 2019 Fellow Director of the DGA’s Commercial Directors Diversity Program, a 2021 SANFIC-Morbido Lab participant and winner, and a chosen fellow director for HBO’s Tommorrow’s Filmmakers Today 2021.
Her most recent short film “I’m A Vampire” has caught the eyes of festival programmers around the globe, for it’s unique and imaginative take on 2020’s pandemic. She’s currently in development for her first feature called Santos Remedios, and continues to write stories that blends genres and cultures.