Sonja O’Hara is an award-winning writer, director and actress. She is the creator and star of the critically acclaimed series DOOMSDAY ("Best of Fest" - ITVFest) which is now available on Amazon Prime. Sonja was a 2017 Streamy Nominee (for “Best Indie Series”) and was the recipient of the “Best Director” award at the prestigious New York Television Festival. She was recently chosen as one of the “Ten Filmmakers To Watch” by Independent Magazine. (Past recipients of this honor included Barry Jenkins, Academy Award winning director of MOONLIGHT.)
Sonja’s first feature film OVUM (which she wrote, produced and starred in) won “Best Picture” at The Big Apple Film Festival and was released by The Orchard. Sonja's new series ASTRAL was just greenlit by Adaptive Studios (HBO's Project Greenlight) and she will be writing, directing and acting in the six episode first season!
This spring Sonja was a guest speaker at SXSW. For more info, please visit: www.sonjaohara.com