Writer|Filmmaker|Researcher


Martina Sönksen is a Brazilian researcher, writer and filmmaker.

Her credits include The Karma Killings (2016), available on Amazon Prime Video, selected by DOCS MX, DOCS Valéncia and recommended by Film Bazaar. The Pigeon Kings of Brooklyn (2015) was featured on Narrative.ly, chosen as Staff Pick on Vimeo and selected by Brooklyn Academy of Music/BAM to be exhibited at the Brooklyn Bridge Park Free Summer Movie 2015. As a subtitle translator she worked in projects for VICE on HBO, VICE NEWS and VICELAND.

She is a current Fellow at the BRIClab Film+TV along with her partners Juliana Curi, Lívia Cheibub and João Henrique Kurtz. 


EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
2018 | TV Writing @ Gotham Writers Workshop
2011 | Documentary Filmmaking @ New York Film Academy | NYFA
2009 | BA in Communication @ Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing São Paulo | ESPM

LANGUAGES
Portuguese (Native)
English (Fluency)
Spanish (Proficiency)

CONTACT INFO
martinasonksen@gmail.com