Biography

Sophy Holland is a British photographer and director in NYC with over 12 years of experience in the fashion, advertising and film industry. 

A Central St Martins graduate, Holland started her career in fashion as an Art Director on both TV and print, working on a mix of editorial and advertising campaigns, Worldwide. Her client list included Wella haircare, Davidoff cologne, Joop! Homme, Vogue, Vanity Fair, Proxima Spirits, Oscar De La Renta, Chandon, Swarovski, Lab Series Skincare, and Zegna.

She made her directorial debut directing a short film 'Brace' which was shown in over 50 film festivals worldwide and is now recognized as an educational film, supporting gay youth against gang violence in London.

Holland continued to direct a mixture of advertising and humanitarian oriented film projects. Most notably, the Women's History Month project with BET Network (Viacom) which won a gold PROMAX award, Tory Burch Embrace Ambition PSA featuring over 40 celebrities tackling the negative stigma of the word ambition in a woman, and Swarovski seasonal campaigns featuring Karlie Kloss and 12 of their worldwide ambassadors.

She also directed a full length documentary, 'Illustrated Man' on the history of tattoo culture and how it has collided with fashion in current day society.

Sophy Holland has photographed campaigns and editorials for brands such as Pfizer, Swarovski, Elizabeth Arden, Vogue, Elle, Tatler, Harpers Bazaar, Lofficiel, Marriott and many others.