Sophia Tsangaridou, was born in Nicosia, and from her early years was dreaming of working for the new forms of storytelling, television productions. She obtained a Bsc in Communications, specialized on Radio and Television, an MA in Media Production and Management (Middlesex University), and currently being a Dprof Candidate in Digital Media/Journalism (Middlesex University).
Sophia is currently an Academic, teaching media related courses, and in parallel being active in several productions. She is invited to teach locally and abroad seminars and workshops, on subjects related with: creating a low budget movie, from the idea to post, shooting and composition, editing and being a journalist in a multimedia era.
In the past, from her early steps in the job she had the chance to work through several production positions from production assistant), to camera operator (CTO projects), editor (CTO projects), production manager (CYTA, EAC, CTO projects) and assistant director (documentary- P.I.O. under an American Director, assistant director for the Cyprus shootings for a documentary on ‘George Seferis’ under a Greek Director and Producer and for a short film). In the last years Sophia is mostly working as a director, producer in parallel with her involvement in Academia, and she is mostly working on television (aired on local stations) and web videos, for clients such as Municipalities, Private Companies, Sports Organizations and NGOs. Sophia is also an official member of the Board of Directors’ Guild of Cyprus holding the position of the Treasurer. Moreover, she is member in the action team of the International Motion Festival (IMF).
Some of her projects, such as commercials, promo videos, commercials, sports trailers can be previewed here.