Sonya Mwambu

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Sonya Mwambu


Profile Details

  • Country:   Canada
  • Province/State:   Ontario
  • City:   Toronto
  • How do you Identify?:   Ugandan/Sher/Her/Queer
  • Field of Work:   Fiction/Scripted, Documentary, and Other
  • Union:   Non-Union
  • Interested In:   Directing Music Videos/Commercials, Developing my own Film/TV/Digital Material, For-Hire Work, and Shadowing


Sonya Mwambu is an editor and experimental filmmaker  born in Kampala, Uganda who is currently based in Toronto. She graduated from York University’s film production program where she developed her craft in shooting and experimenting with film to explore concepts of race, language and her own cultural identity. She has written, directed and edited a number of short fictions, documentaries and experimental works. Mwambu currently works as a freelance editor.