Sophie worked as a director of factual entertainment and documentary for six years before studying film at the New York University Graduate School. Her thesis film, My Blind Brother, was nominated for a Palme D'Or at Cannes and short-listed for an Academy Award. Her films have played across the world at international festivals including Cannes, London and Melbourne.
In 2010 Homewrecker, a screw-ball romantic comedywhich Sophie co-wrote with the producer/director brothers Brad and Todd Barnes permiered at Sundance Film Festival. The film, set in New York, is about an ex-con on work release as a locksmith who becomes unwittingly embroiled in the complicated love life of a client.