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Tava Sofsky

Director, Oklahoma Film & Music Office

Oklahoma Native Tava Maloy Sofsky began her film career in Hollywood immediately after earning her Bachelor of Arts in film and media studies from The University of Oklahoma. Early on, Sofsky was mentored by veteran producer Doug Claybourne and throughout her career in film, Sofsky worked alongside such notable film industry leaders as Francis Ford Coppola, Anthony Hopkins, John Travolta, Steven Spielberg, Oliver Stone and Robin Williams among others.  Sofsky’s credits include “The Mask of Zorro”, “Jack”, “Beyond Borders”, “The Fast and The Furious”, “Drop Zone” and “Money Train” to name a few.

Sofsky’s 20 years of experience has elevated her in becoming a respected filmmaker and leader in this industry. She also holds valuable connections to the music industry, therefore her enthusiasm for film and music brings a wealth of knowledge to her current leadership position as director of the Oklahoma Film + Music Office. She serves on the board of Oklahoma Creativity, Oklahoma City Community College and is an active member of the Association of Film Commissioners International.