Sonya’s comedy feature film script MISSING CHAPTERS won bronze in the 2015 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards. She then wrote the episode EAT YOU for the web series www.happynowwebseries.com. Her first script for TV, a relationship comedy drama, won her a place on the prestigious Channel 4 Screenwriting scheme and was subsequently optioned by HAT TRICK. On the scheme Sonya wrote her ambitious science fiction thriller, SOLE.
Sonya previously worked as a BBC journalist and news producer at News 24, BBC World, the Today Programme and Radio 5Live. She combined this with working as a freelance script reader, while working on her own spec scripts, which led to her being commissioned to write a romantic comedy for Creative Minds Films, and hired to rewrite a comedy feature film, where she worked with renowned script editor Kate Leys.
THE CHILD – 3 part thriller set in the UK and India. Original idea in development with BRYNCOED PRODUCTIONS
Various writers rooms – BANDIT TV
BOOMERANGS – comedy drama pilot
SOLE – science fiction pilot