Sophia Kruz is an EMMY® Award-winning documentary filmmaker and TEDx speaker.
Her debut feature documentary, Little Stones(2018), unites the stories of four women from around the world who are using art to create social change. It was screened at over 100 venues globally, including the United Nations and United States Congress, and is now available to stream on Amazon Prime.
Most recently, Kruz story produced two episodes of the Netflix documentary series THE CONFESSION TAPES (2019), while field producing a new Netflix series by the same showrunner, EXHIBIT A (2019). Both shows focus on issues in the criminal justice system: false confessions and faulty forensic evidence.
Previously, Kruz produced RIDE THE TIGER (2015), a nationally broadcast PBS documentary about neuroscience and bipolar disorder. At the age of 23, she produced, directed, and edited the EMMY® Award-winning film A SPACE FOR MUSIC (2013). In 2015, Kruz co-founded Driftseed, a nonprofit which seeks to empower women and girls through film. Kruz was the recipient of the 2015-2016 University of Michigan CEW Visiting Social Activist fellowship, and was awarded the 2018 Susan B. Anthony Community Award for her service and leadership in the promotion of equal rights for women.