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Sophia Armstrong – Homespun
Associate Producer | 1st Assistant Director | Production Manager | Homespun
Sophia Armstrong was born and raised in a small country town, nestled in the hills of the South West of WA. This is where her love and interest for film grew and where she continues to source her inspiration. In 2019 she completed her Master of Screen at the WA Screen Academy specializing in directing and producing. Throughout 2020 and into 2021 Sophia worked with production companies Cockatoo Colab and RUSH Films, assisting on a range of projects. Sophia became the Short Film Assistant for CinefestOZ Film Festival in 2020, and is now the Short Film Coordinator. Sophia used 2020 to build up her experience, working on a broad range of Short Films, TVCs and Web Series. Sophia’s most notable credits include Associate Producing, 1st Assistant Directing and Production Managing on the Screenwest funded web series Homespun, Co-Producing the Screenwest funded short film Tooly with Cody Greenwood, working as a Crowd AD on It Only Takes a Night and is in development for a Screewest funded web series called Out of Here. Sophia hopes to produce work now and in the future which will inspire or change those who watch her work.