From a French-Spanish family, Sophie Venecia Reyes is a Producer – Director – Writer – Actress – Editor and Fashion designer.
She has created ever since she was a child. Self-taught, she is an artist to her core. An accident puts an end to her career as a sportswoman; she then turned to her other passions.
First, Fashion, with the creation of the luxury brand SOPHIE REYES in 2007. She worked severals years in the fashion industry as fashion designer and artistic director. Using her artistic skills, she organized and created private events and exhibitions.
And then Cinema, initially working as a costume designer and stylist for various media, short films, advertising,...
Like the skin of an actor is manifold ,
she pushes up the game to shine in various fields...
While working in the fashion industry, she trained as an actress with American trainer Jack Waltzer, a lifetime member of Actors Studio, for several years.
At the same time, supporting by her mentor Peter Macdonald, english producer and well-know second unit director for Harry potter films, Guardians of the galaxy, Wolverine..., she constantly learns beside him and began to write scripts including two feature films inspired by trues stories and one science-fiction.
Her sporty character,
her endless desire to learn - constantly evolving,
and her sense of text and words,
allows her to open up to new horizons.
She took the opportunity to join CINEFEELPROD as a coproducer and business affairs. A french production company which coproduces feature films and documentaries such as PHOTO DE FAMILLE (2018) by Cecilia Rouaud - LES CONFINS DU MONDE (2018) by Guillaume Nicloux - L’EXTRAORDINAIRE VOYAGE DU FAKIR (2018) by Ken Scott - FUNAN (2018) by Denis Do - LES GARDIENNES (2017) by Xavier Beauvois - VISAGES VILLAGES (2017) by Agnès Varda & JR. She was also in charge to develop a "Fund of Dotation" which was to built an active network for the Fund between companies, private investors, partner associations and quality productions.
No boundaries in her producer work and director work.
Working very close with severals charities organizations, it’s with the short film, October 9th presented at the Cannes Film Festival in 2016, the young woman starts to develop a supportive cinema by associating particular charities to her movies. (children and women rights, education, sports, environment and animal protection, true stories...).
In her last short-film NO NOS CALLARÁN!, she writes, plays in, directs, edits and produces her movie. The short film received the Special Jury Remi Winner Award at the 54e Worldfest – Houston International Film Festival and several festival selections.
Thanks to her parents’ education,
"Chameleon" artist, she is a passionate woman who lives her life
as if life was a never-ending space of knowledge
Then, she followed two technical training of editor (Avid/Premiere pro/Resolve/Photoshop/Illustrator) and camerawoman at Gobelins School in Paris. Plus, she followed a scriptwriter professional training with Vincent Ravalec at Cinemagis School. Also, she has held several technical positions in short films.
SV Reyes likes to meet new challenges linked to her Vision!
She launched a french production company INSIDE US FILMS and EVERYTHING INSIDE US a french association law 1901 - working hand in hand with other foundations. With a strong desire to participate in meaningful projects, Trues stories, Education, Environment, Sustainable agriculture, Sport, Women and Children rights, Homeless are among the key themes which she is dedicated to develop and grow her Supportive Cinema.
In 2021, She is selected to follow a Mentoring program (Producer - Director - Actress) with the Collectif 50/50 which works for gender equity in the audio-visual sector.
She is getting ready to produce the second feature film (Chenu selected at Cinefondation) of the Indian director Manjeet Singh and her first feature film PRIMUM NON NOCERE as Director.
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