SOFIA ASTROM is a director and writer whose work has won prizes at Worldfest-Houston and other international festivals. Born in Sweden and based in Los Angeles, she is a graduate of the American Film Institute Conservatory. Astrom is the recipient of the 2015 WIF / Tiffany & Co Award for her directorial work. Her award winning short film MACKENZIE, tells a coming-of-age story about two sisters encounter with anorexia and has screened at festivals world wide. 

MOONWRAPPED (“Beautiful!” - IndieWire, “A heart wrencher” – Dan Harmon), a black and white animated music-video for Richard Edward of Margot & the Nuclear So And So's, has put Astrom on the map as a respected music video director. Her following music-video BONE DRY for the world-renowned rock-band Eels had its world wide release on April 6th with immense success (“Brilliant” – Independent, “Beautiful” – Animation Magazine). Her award winning short films; THINGS ON THE GROUND, KISS-TAG and SUMMER DREAM has made successful festival runs and her collection of animated shorts is part of the permanent exhibition at the Natural History Museum of Gothenburg since 2013.


Her love for TMNT and women centric action movies compelled Astrom to write the feature screenplay BABY, BRAIN, SPLATTER. An alien attack movie about a young mother fending for her newborn during an alien attack at the birthing hospital. It’s a story about motherhood, love and friendship.


Animated People: Sofia Astrom, Director, Eels’ “Bone Dry” - Animation Magazine

Eels unveil an incredible animated video for 'Bone Dry' - premiere - Independent

‘Anomalisa’ Animation Company Debuts Bold New Short ‘Moonwrapped’ — IndieWire

Peep this beautiful stop-motion vid for Richard Edwards' "Moonwrapped" — Nuvo

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