Sophia Kruz is an EMMY® Award-winning documentary producer and director based in Los Angeles, CA.
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 streaming on Amazon Prime.
Kruz has written and produced documentaries for Netflix, PBS, Magnolia Network, National Geographic, and Disney+, including the hit true crime series The Confession Tapes and Exhibit A, the Emmy, Critics Choice and PGA nominated series Defying Gravity: The Untold Story of Women's Gymnastics, the Critic's Choice and Emmy-nominated series Trafficked with Mariana van Zeller, and a doc-follow series EP'd by Gwyneth Paltrow about women's sexuality called Sex, Love & Goop. Most recently, she was Co-Executive Producer on the Disney+ series Chasing Waves, which follows a group of Japanese surfers in the wake of the sport's Olympic debut in Tokyo.
In 2015, Kruz co-founded Driftseed, a nonprofit which seeks to empower women and girls through film. Kruz was the 2015 University of Michigan Visiting Social Activist and was awarded the 2018 Susan B. Anthony Community Award for her service and leadership in the promotion of equal rights for women.
She is a graduate of the University of Michigan Film & TV program, and currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband, author Oliver Uberti, and Peruvian pup Misti.
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