|Born||May 12, 1986 (age 34)|
|Alma mater||Barnard College|
|Spouse(s)||Lawrence Michael Levine|
Sophia Takal is an American actress, writer and director perhaps best known for her work in independent features such as All the Light in the Sky, Supporting Characters and Gabi on the Roof in July. Filmmaker magazine named Takal one of the "25 New Faces of Film" in 2011. She directed and co-wrote the 2019 remake, horror film Black Christmas.
In March 2011, Takal's first directorial effort, Green, was premiered at the South by Southwest Festival and was positively received, winning Takal the festival's Chicken and Egg Emergent Narrative Woman Director prize. She also wrote the film. In 2015, Takal directed another feature-length film, Always Shine. The film stars Mackenzie Davis, Caitlin FitzGerald, and her husband Lawrence Michael Levine.
Takal and her husband operate a production company called Little Teeth Pictures.
|2011||Gabi on the Roof in July||Gabi||Also producer|
|2011||Green||Robin||Also writer and director|
|2011||The International Sign for Choking||Anna|
|2011||Cat Scratch Fever||Anna|
|2011||V/H/S||Stephanie||Segment "Second Honeymoon"|
|2012||The Men of Dodge City||Sophia|
|2012||All the Light in the Sky||Faye|
|2012||Open Five 2|
|2013||Molly's Theory of Relativity||Molly|
|2014||God's Pocket||Temple Graduate|
|2014||The Other Men of Dodge City||Sophia|
|2014||Wild Canaries||Barri||Also producer|
|2014||Uncle Kent 2||Public Domain Superhero|
|2015||Devil Town||Eve Phillips|
|2016||Always Shine||Also producer|
|2018||Into the Dark||Episode: "New Year, New You"|
|2019||Black Christmas||Also co-writer|
- "25 New Faces of Independent Film 2011". Filmmaker. 2011. Retrieved November 19, 2017.
- Ito, Robert (2019-12-12). "With 'Black Christmas,' Sophia Takal Makes a #MeToo Slasher". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-05-01.
- "Montclair Film Festival back next week". NJ.com. April 25, 2014.
- "Joe Swanberg selects Sophia Takal". Dazed & Confused. Retrieved September 3, 2014.
- "'24 Exposures': Mumblecore meets softcore meets big bore". Chicago Sun Times. February 6, 2014.
- "In Greenpoint, Life Inspires Art". The Wall Street Journal. May 27, 2011.
- "He Said, She Said: How to Work with Your Spouse on an Indie Film and Not Kill Each Other". Indiewire. Retrieved January 21, 2016.
- "About". Little Teeth Pictures. Retrieved January 21, 2016.
- "SXSW 2014: Lawrence Levine and Sophia Takal chase 'Wild Canaries'". Los Angeles Times. March 7, 2014.
- "Sophia Takal". Filmmaker. Retrieved September 3, 2014.
- "Sophia Takal '07 writes, directs, and stars in "Green"". Barnard Alumnae. Retrieved September 3, 2014.