Sophie (2015) | Short film

Sophie, an 8-year-old girl is abandoned by her mother, which in turn forces Sophie to live and connect with her grandmother. Sophie searches for her mother, but her search leaves her more abandoned and more alone.

Shot on location in Hong Kong | 13 mins | RED Epic + Zeiss Super Speeds

Director | Alexandra Hsu
Writers | Alexandra Hsu, Dominique Holmes
Producers | Alexandra Hsu, Malay Prakash
Cinematographer | Thomas Wood
Editor | Alexandra Hsu
Music | George Shaw

Awards // Festivals

Nominated for the Kodak Student Cinematography Scholarship Award 2015

2014 NYU Tisch Asia Post-Production Grant Award
2015 NYU Tisch Asia First Run Craft Awards - Acting, Cinematography
2015 Austin Film Festival - Official Selection, In Competition
2015 Foyle Film Festival - Official Selection, In Competition for the Light in Motion Awards
2015 Bahamas International Film Festival - Official Selection, In Competition
2016 NYU Fusion Film Festival - Official Selection, Graduate Film Finalist
2016 Cleveland International Film Festival - FilmSlam
2016 Sarasota Film Festival - Official Selection
2016 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival - Official Selection
2016 Newport Beach Film Festival - Official Selection
2016 D&AD Next Director Award Shortlist
2016 DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival - Official Selection
2016 Columbus International Film and Video Festival - Official Selection
2016 Screened at the MOFILM LA MovieJam
2016 HollyShorts Film Festival - Official Selection
2016 Austin Shorts Fest - Official Selection
2016 Burbank International Film Festival - Official Selection - Nominated for Best Foreign Language Short
2016 Citizen Jane Film Festival
2016 Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival
2016 NewFilmmakers Los Angeles
2016 Next Generation Filmmakers Film Festival
2017 Portland Oregon Women's Film Festival