Iranian writer and director. She studied Film and Media Arts (M.F.A) at Emerson College, Boston. She was born in 1989, in Tehran, and was primarily educated in her native country. In 2009 she completed her B.A in Theatre and Dramatic Literature from Azad University of Art and Architecture in Tehran. Writing short stories for youth magazines led her to her main interests: writing for film. Sonia moved to the U.S. in 2013 to continue her education, and she began making short films, producing for the film industry and also editing TV series and shorts.