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Available: Cinematographer, Operator, 1st AC, 2nd AC •
Owner/Operator: Red Komodo, Blackmagic cameras •
I love genre films!
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Steadicam Level One

Director of Photography - Feature Films
House of Ashes (2024)
Mystery of Emma Thorn (2024)
Craving (2023)
The Once and Future Smash (2022)
End Zone 2 (2022)
Clickbait (2019) - 2nd Unit
Blood of the Tribades (2017)

Director of Photography - Short Films
Still (2023)
Meat Friend (2022)
Memento Mori (2022)
Reel Trouble (2022)
Sitting Duck (2021)
Shiny Diamonds (2020)
Tea Time (2020)
Half-Cocked (2019)

Lois Weber Award from Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Fest
Les Femmes du Genre Award from GenreBlast Film Fest
Innovation in Film award from Nightmares Film Festival
Indie Spirit award from Renegade Film Festival
Included in book, 1000 Women in Horror 1895-2018
Artist-in-residence Museumsquartier Vienna, Austria 2017

Personal Details

Los Angeles

United States
English

Work Details

 
Non-member
Cinematographer, Camera Operator, First Assistant Camera

Sophia Cacciola is a director and cinematographer concentrating on sociopolitical horror and sci-fi feature films including the feminist vampire throwback, Blood of the Tribades, the cerebral time-loop trance, Magnetic, and the dark social satire, Clickbait. Her latest films are a double-feature of the mockumentary The Once and Future Smash and the accompanying slasher, End Zone 2.

Her award-winning films have played at more than 70 film festivals and have been distributed worldwide. Sophia began her career as a punk singer-songwriter-drummer in the no-wave band, Do Not Forsake Me Oh My Darling.

Statement: I cherish the opportunity to use genre to tell fantastic stories and to make sociopolitical statements. With genre, the visual and auditory languages are unlimited - the entire world is yours to create with deliberate, colorful lighting and camera and performances ranging from extremely grounded to extremely stylized.

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