Media Arts and Production Capstone Showcase
The night will be a celebration of our MAP graduating students with a 90 min showcase of the best of films produced.
Sophia Zachariou, Director of Screen Investment, Engagement and Attraction for Create NSW
Prior to joining Create NSW, Sophia commissioned and executive-produced hundreds of hours of television across all genres and was previously Deputy Head of Entertainment at the Australian national television network ABC TV.
Sophia was the network Executive Producer on all the satirical advertising-focused Gruen panel series, Kitchen Cabinet with Annabel Crabb, Judith Lucy’s Spiritual Journey, comedy quiz show The Chaser’s Media Circus, satirical comedy The Chaser’s War on Everything, variety show Saturday Night Crack Up, comedy series Agony, consumer affairs show The Checkout and At the Movies.
Sophia also developed digital formats for ABC’s streaming platform iView such as comedy series Fresh Blood, and Canberra Al Desko with Annabel Crabb, which featured interviews with Australian politicians during their lunchbreaks.
Prior to her time at the ABC Sophia was the producer of the legendary short film series Eat Carpet for SBS, and as an independent she produced Australia’s first short film initiative for smartphones, Micromovies, in 2004.