Sofia Geld is a Brazilian filmmaker based in Brooklyn. Most recently, as a grantee for the DESPINA residency, she exhibited a video installation in Rio de Janeiro titled 'Palavras Cruzadas' an immersive documentary experience. She is currently directing the feature length documentary 'BEBA', in post-production set to be released spring 2019. The project was awarded a 2018 NYSCA grant, and raised $40,000 on Kickstarter. It was selected to be part of Kickstarter’s Creators-in-Residence program, and was featured in Elle Magazine and Remezcla. Sofia is currently a producer for the award winning directing duo Jimmy Chin and Chai Vasarhelyi. She has has directed several short films and music videos, 'Beba's Song' debut on The Fader, and her first short film 'HUSH' about deafness and disability screened both in New York and Moscow. Sofia worked as an impact producer at Skylight Pictures on the feature films Rebel Citizen and Disruption. She directed the monthly human rights themed #RESIST screening series in collaboration with UnionDocs, Skylight, WITNESS and Remezcla. She was associate producer on Petra Costa’s debut documentary ELENA. Sofia received her B.A. from Bard College and was a 2014 UnionDocs Collaborative Studios fellow.