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Sonja Warfield, B.A.

Professor of the Practice of Cinematic Arts

Sonja Warfield began her career writing for the Emmy-Award winning sitcom Will & Grace from 2003-2005. She went on to serve as executive story editor on the ABC comedy Jake in Progress. Ms. Warfield has had consecutive development deals with  Sony Pictures Television. She’s written two television pilots for NBC, two pilots for  HBO and one for ABC. She has also re-written projects for ABC Family and Hulu. Ms. Warfield adapted a novel into a screenplay for Hilary Swank’s production company 2S and Alcon Entertainment. She’s also collaborated on a screenplay with the acclaimed director, Malcolm Lee. Currently Ms. Warfield is developing a pilot with Mosaic and finishing her first novel.

Ms. Warfield is a member of the Writers Guild of America and earned a B.A. in  Cinematic Arts, Critical Studies from the University of Southern California.