Sophia Victoria Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes
12 February 1967
|Occupation||Film director, producer|
|Relatives||Ralph Fiennes (brother)|
Martha Fiennes (sister)
Magnus Fiennes (brother)
Joseph Fiennes (brother)
Hero Fiennes-Tiffin (nephew)
Sophia Victoria Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes (//; born 12 February 1967), known as Sophie Fiennes, is an English film director and producer. She is the sister of actors Ralph Fiennes and Joseph Fiennes, director Martha Fiennes and composer Magnus Fiennes.
Fiennes managed the UK based dance company The Michael Clark Company from 1992 to 1994 and began making her own films in 1998. With Peter Greenaway she worked on films and TV projects including Drowning by Numbers, The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover and Prospero's Books.
Made for ZDF/Arte is about Les Ballets C. de la B.’s dance performance VSPRS. A the dimensions of ecstasy and trauma that form the core of the performance are captured, whilst interviews with Platel and the dancers themselves are also included.
Fiennes and Žižek then filmed a followup, The Pervert's Guide to Ideology. The format is similar, with Žižek speaking from within reconstructed scenes from films. This time the films include Full Metal Jacket, Taxi Driver, They Live and The Sound of Music.
Fiennes was awarded a NESTA fellowship in 2001.