Director, Producer and Camerawoman
Sophia Scott is an experienced Producer, and has worked for organisations including the BBC and Channel 4. She has also worked extensively as a self-shooting director across Africa on projects for the UN, PBS, CBC, The New York Times and Human Rights Watch amongst others. Sophia’s skill lies in her ability to produce high quality films in diverse surroundings. She has a strongly visual approach to film making and believes in bringing the grand scale and richness of the cinema to the telling of individual human stories.
Director, Producer and Editor
Georgia Scott's latest documentary film, set in Kenya, explored the threats facing a unique Swahili community on Lamu Island on the border of Somalia. She has worked extensively as a Project Manager, is experienced in branding and specializes in editing. Georgia’s key strength is her ability to communicate empathetically with people from all backgrounds and in any environment. Along with Sophia, Georgia runs GroundTruth Productions which produces films across Africa, Europe and the Balkans.
IN THE SHADOW OF WAR could not have been filmed and produced without the help of the film's support network. Each member of the team brings invaluable expertise to the group - allowing the story to be told the way it should be.