Background

Sophia Zachariou - Head of Development and Production

Sophia is renowned as one of Australia’s most innovative screen executives. She has commissioned and executive produced many hundreds of hours of television across all genres and was previously Deputy Head of Entertainment at ABC TV. She was the network EP on all the Gruen series, Kitchen Cabinet with Annabel Crabb, Judith Lucy's Spiritual Journey, The Chaser's Media Circus, The Chaser’s War on Everything, Saturday Night Crack Up, Agony, The Checkout and At the Movies.

Sophia also developed digital formats for iView such as comedy series Fresh Blood, and Canberra Al Desko with Annabel Crabb.

Prior to her time at the ABC Sophia was the producer of the legendary short film series Eat Carpet for SBS, and as an independent she produced Australia’s first short film initiative for smartphones, Micromovies, in 2004. 

Email: sophia.zachariou@screen.nsw.gov.au

Phone: 02 9995 0962
Sophia Zachariou