Sonia Godding Togobo

Sonia Godding Togobo is an emerging documentarian and a broadcast editor who has worked for television stations and production companies in Canada and the UK. In 2001, after graduating from Humber’s Film and Television program, Sonia went on to work in numerous post production houses before settling at Nelvana – North America’s largest animation distributor. While at Nelvana, she independently worked on short films, music videos and documentaries. Favouring the latter, Sonia worked her way up to associate editor on CBC’s A Deathly Silence and WTSN Profile series before moving on to Canada’s pioneering music channel – MuchMusic in 2003. There, she edited a variety of the channel’s programs including an hour special on the crisis in Darfur with George Stroumboulopoulos. In 2005, Sonia worked on SunTV’s Echo – the channel’s premiere multi-ethnic biography series that highlighted diverse trailblazing Torontionians. In 2006, she crossed the big pond and moved to London where she worked in entertainment and factual programming for a variety of production companies and networks including Channel 4 and BBC. In 2007, she shot and edited her first documentary We Had a Dream, in Accra, Ghana. Later that year, she also shot her second film, Adopted ID about a transracially adopted Canadian who returns to Haiti in search of her biological family. Adopted ID is Sonia’s first feature documentary and is being released officially in July.

Project Title: Ghetto Messiah

 

 

Sonia Godding Togobo is an emerging documentarian and a broadcast editor who has worked for television stations and production companies in Canada and the UK. In 2001, after graduating from Humber’s Film and Television program, Sonia went on to work in numerous post production houses before settling at Nelvana – North America’s largest animation distributor. While at Nelvana, she independently worked on short films, music videos and documentaries. Favouring the latter, Sonia worked her way up to associate editor on CBC’s A Deathly Silence and WTSN Profile series before moving on to Canada’s pioneering music channel – MuchMusic in 2003. There, she edited a variety of the channel’s programs including an hour special on the crisis in Darfur with George Stroumboulopoulos. In 2005, Sonia worked on SunTV’s Echo – the channel’s premiere multi-ethnic biography series that highlighted diverse trailblazing Torontionians. In 2006, she crossed the big pond and moved to London where she worked in entertainment and factual programming for a variety of production companies and networks including Channel 4 and BBC. In 2007, she shot and edited her first documentary We Had a Dream, in Accra, Ghana. Later that year, she also shot her second film, Adopted ID about a transracially adopted Canadian who returns to Haiti in search of her biological family. Adopted ID is Sonia’s first feature documentary and is being released officially in July.