Celebrated director Sophie Muller has spent over twenty years of her career crafting some of most seminal music videos of the modern music era. Her work has won numerous prestigious awards, including a Grammy, a Brit Award, several MTV Awards, UKMVAs, MVPAs, and Music Week awards. She was even recognized as the Music Video Production Association’s “Director of the Year” and the CADS “Director of the Year” in the same year.
After graduating from St. Martin School of Art, Sophie pursued her master’s degree in Film and Television at the Royal College of Art before eventually choosing music videos as her primary medium.
Within the music industry, Sophie has collaborated extensively with world renown artists Gwen Stefani, Annie Lennox, No Doubt, Sade, Garbage, Blur, and The Kills. Outside of these select relationships, Sophie has also worked with musical stars, such as Beyoncé, Rihanna, Radiohead, Beck, Bjork, Coldplay, Weezer, Jeff Buckley, The Cure, PJ Harvey, Lily Allen, Dolly Parton, the Dixie Chicks, Alicia Keys, The Strokes, Shakira, and Kings of Leon.
As a branded filmmaker, Sophie has directed content for brands such as Reebok, MTV, L’Oréal, Gillette, Lexus, Mastercard, and Venus, to name a few.
Sophie is widely known for her live work, having directed numerous live tours and concerts for Sade. Gwen Stefani, Dixie Chicks and Maroon 5. In 2016, Sophie directed the first ever live music video for TV broadcast, Gwen Stefani’s “Make Me Like You” which was sponsored by Target and captured live on-air during the 2016 Grammy Awards. The exceptionally complicated one-take concept was met with widespread critical acclaim, winning several awards including a Cannes Lion Award.
Most recently, Sophie has directed music videos for Blake Shelton, Kylie Minogue, Birdy, Maroon 5 and Megan Thee Stallion, Sophie Ellis Bextor, Benson Boone, and ABBA!!!
Since 2021, Sophie has worked with The fashion house Alexander McQueen on their last 2 campaigns and on 2 short films featuring the Jewel Bag and the Sprint trainer.
Sophie joined PRETTYBIRD’s roster of creatives in 2018, where she continues to direct music videos and advertising campaigns.
As a photographer, Sophie creates projects across the world of music and fashion.