Sophia Victoria Twisleton Wykeham-Fiennes
, known as Sophie Fiennes
, is an English film director and producer.
Following a foundation course in painting at Chelsea School of Art
, Fiennes worked with director Peter Greenaway
from 1987–1992. She managed the UK based dance company, The Michael Clark Company
from 1992–1994 and began making her own films in 1998. With Greenaway she worked on films and TV projects including Drowning by Numbers
, The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover
and Prospero's Books
. She was commissioned by BBC 2’s radical arts series TX to make a film about her friend and collaborator Michael Clark
. It was screened at film festivals in Monaco, Toronto and Sydney.
Because I Sing
The London contemporary arts organisation Artangel
and Channel 4 (UK) commissioned the work. This film of Belgium choreographer Alain Platel's Artangel London event brought sixteen diverse amateur London choirs together to create a choral portrait of the capital.
Hoover Street Revival
Fiennes’ feature documentary about a Pentecostal church in Los Angeles, was shot over the period of a year in South Central LA. It is an account of the charismatic ministry of Noel Jones in the Greater Bethany Church in Los Angeles. It was released theatrically in the UK June 2003 and screened in festivals Edinburgh,... Read More