Sophia Zachariou is an award-winning producer and the Co-MD of Bunya Entertainment, overseeing a slate of premium comedy and drama television series.
Prior to joining Bunya in 2019, Sophia was the Director of Screen Investment, Engagement and Attraction at Create NSW. Prior to that she was the Head of Development and Production at Screen NSW. During her time at the agency, Sophia oversaw the commissioning of award-winning productions such as Warwick Thornton’s, Sweet Country, Rachel Perkins’ Mystery Road, Nash Edgerton’s Mr Inbetween, Bruce Beresford’s Ladies in Black and Jeffrey Walker’s Riot.
She has an extensive history of creating high quality television in her time as an Executive Producer and also Deputy Head of Entertainment at the Australian national television network ABC TV. Sophia has over thirty hit television titles under her belt, including Gruen, The Chaser, Kitchen Cabinet, Shaun Micallef’s Mad As Hell and Judith Lucy’s Spiritual Journey.
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