Sophy VSivaraman

CEO, Indian Documentary Foundation


Sophy is the co-founder and chief executive of the Indian Documentary Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that was founded with the aim to promote and develop documentaries in India and about India.

Sophy brings her 20 years of experience being an advertising producer to help strategize impact campaigns for documentary filmmakers and helps raise funding for outreach activities.

She also collaborates on CSR-led training workshops for social entrepreneurs and curates programs for film festivals. She leads the global Good Pitch program in the country and has created a climate justice Lab called Eco Lens .

Sophy is currently on the advisory board of Dhai Akshar – a non-profit that uses art, and culture-based curriculum to educate street kids and on the advisory board of SOBA – NIMIMS ( Media Branding & Advertising ).

She continues to engage sectors of society to work with documentary film