Sonia got her start in documentary film and video at Valkhn Film & Video editing programs for The Learning Channel, A&E, The Discovery Channel and PBS. She later served as a lead instructor at the Media Centre de Dakar training Senegalese youth in all aspects of issue-based film-making. During that time, Sonia also co-hosted a community radio show and produced and edited a number of short- and long-format videos including the feature documentary “Poussières de Ville” produced by Films du Crocodile and UNICEF.
Since returning to the United States in 2003, Sonia has focused her efforts on non-profit program development, management and evaluation specializing in environmental sustainability issues and local communities. Sonia currently provides evaluation services to Hudson River Sloop Clearwater as they seek to document and expand the gains associated with their education and outreach programs for school-aged children.
MARTIN BUCKLEY – ASSOCIATE PRODUCER
Martin coordinates client relations, talent casting, and scheduling. He attended Drexel University where here studied Entertainment and Arts Management. Prior to working at Protean Films, Martin worked as a production assistant and project coordinator in television and online media for Verizon, Microsoft, and The Food Network. In the past, Martin has spent time as an artist manager, having worked with several internationally touring bands, including The Wallflowers.
PROTEAN FILMS ASSOCIATES
Protean Films is proud to work with a wide range of high caliber professionals who provide specific creative expertise depending on the requirements of the project.
Sam Henriques won a prime-time Emmy for the Academy nominated documentary The Farm about Angola State Penitentiary in Louisiana. He’s filmed with us on many of our projects including The Case for Justice.
The intrepid Marcus Lehmann is ready for any situation, whether filming in the south pole or our studio interview with an unpredictable William Shatner.
Ed Greenberg is an accomplished writer and graphic artist, as well as the founder of the production company m360.com. Protean FIlms recently partnered with Ed on a Sustainable Cities Project for McKinsey & Company.
Robert Miller trained with William Schumann and Aaron Copland and you can hear their influence in the music for our video about Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters written by President Barack Obama.
Blacklist is a premiere NYC animation company led Adina Sales and Andrew Linsk. Blacklist and their animation team Holbrooks partnered with Protean Films on a series of animated trailers for the fantasy book series The Emerald Atlas.
Amit Sethi’s titles and graphics wizardry can seen in such films as The Royal Tenenbaums, The Big Lebowski and on Protean Films’ Peace vs Justice: A False Dilemma.