Sophia Zachariou


Sophia has commissioned and executive-produced hundreds of hours of television  and film across all genres and was previously Head of Development and Production at Screen NSW, shepherding through production’s  such as Sweet Country (Warwick Thornton), The Fighting Season (Foxtel) and The Other Guy (Stan).

As Deputy Head of Entertainment at ABC TV. Sophia was the network Executive Producer on all the Gruen series, Kitchen Cabinet with Annabel Crabb, Judith Lucy’s Spiritual Journey, The Chaser’s Media Circus, The Chaser’s War on Everything, Saturday Night Crack Up, Agony, The Checkout and At the Movies. Sophia also developed digital formats for iView such as comedy series Fresh Blood, and Canberra Al Desko with Annabel Crabb.Prior to her time at the ABC Sophia was the producer of the legendary short film series Eat Carpet for SBS, and as an independent she produced Australia’s first short film initiative for smartphones, Micromovies, in 2004.


Sophia will be hosting a Roundtable at this years SCREEN FOREVER Conference.


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