Talent Guide

Sophia Kiapos

  • Discipline:Director
  • Program Year:Fast Track 2019


Sophia Kiapos is an Iranian-Greek/American filmmaker. She is a tremendous advocate for women and minorities in film and in 2016 she founded a collective for women in the industry called Female Filmmakers. Today, Sophia supports well over 6,000 women in 40 countries working in different facets of filmmaking. In 2017, Sophia was brought on by WhoHaHa and Universal Pictures to direct Elizabeth Banks in five comedic sketches for the Pitch Perfect franchise. Sophia founded her production company, The Pack Pictures, and is committed to honoring women and minorities at the helm of independent filmmaking.

Current Project



A Persian tale about a young girl who discovers an underground, illegal ballet company in post-revolution Iran and rewriters her destiny.