Sonja Henrici Creates is the new company by the eponymous producer, founded in 2021 for all her creative and production work. She works with new and established talents, and collaborates and partners with diverse filmmakers and companies across the world. She develops thoughtful and gripping stories to make you see differently. Stories that ignite our imagination to live and love better and to transform our worlds.
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Sonja is a writer / producer with twenty years of experience in the Film and TV industry. She worked in the administration of Edinburgh International Film Festival between 1999-2003, and joined Scottish Documentary Institute (SDI) at its inception in 2004. She founded its production arm, SDI Productions, in 2007 and produced and exec-produced multiple award-winning feature documentaries, including the acclaimed Future My Love, Pablo’s Winter, I Am Breathing, Donkeyote, Becoming Animal and Time Trial. She was Co-Director/Exec Producer of the institute from 2013 until 2020. She’s proud to have played a big role in SDI’s international success and bringing new Scottish documentary on the map. She led SDI to its charitable status in 2019 and oversaw the birth of its 50:50+ Women Direct Campaign in the same year, advocating for more women directors in documentary. Her films have screened on all continents, in top festivals, cinema, TV, VOD, DVD, in over 60 countries.
In 2021 she founded Sonja Henrici Creates Ltd for all her future creative and production work. Most recent credits include Merkel and The Oil Machine.
Sonja is an RSA Fellow and member of AMPAS, BAFTA and PACT.
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