Sophia Perez is an independent film producer and native Seattleite with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations from Central Washington University. Since 2011, Sophia has worked on numerous productions across the state, from award-winning television docuseries to independent films. Most notably, she was the production manager for If There’s a Hell Below, a 2016 Slamdance Grand Jury Prize nominee, and a production Coordinator for A&E’s Hoarders. She recently co-Produced All Sorts, a surrealist office comedy set in Yakima, Washington. Sophia has utilized her communications background as a publicist for Seattle International Film Festival and continues to use her organizational strengths to support filmmakers from underrepresented backgrounds. Although she has worn many hats on and off set, her passion is producing, creating and promoting independent narratives, and helping to grow the local community.