Writer & Director


SONIA OLENIAK had a hybrid childhood growing up in three cultures & countries: Poland, France & California in the United States. She is the co-founder of Lamella Films and is currently developing her first feature film - an adaptation of The Hearing Trumpet by Leonora Carrington. She studied film directing & screenwriting at Columbia University’s School of the Arts, and theater direction & performance studies at UCLA. Sonia lives between Paris & New York.

FILMOGRAPHY (as writer-director):
2023 : Coral - short film
2020 : Swallow - short film
2018 : Rips - short film
2016 : The Red Wig - short film











2023 / US, Poland, France / 18min
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