Sonia Megerdichian is a LA-based, Iranian-born, Armenian writer, director, producer, editor. Taking inspiration from her diverse roots, she strives to tell stories that connect to a global audience. Her range of work includes short films, documentary, branded content and commercials. She has created branded content for brands such as: Nissan, Pantene and Macy’s. In 2017, wrote and directed a short film called “Curiosity” for National Geographic as part of a promotional campaign for the series “Genius.” Her commercial for Bayer is an example of her determination to highlight the female outlook in her work, where she created two pieces for Midol’s new campaign, which aims to normalize healthy conversations around period pain. Her cinematic style is influenced by hyperrealism of Iranian cinema mixed with surreal and sometimes poetic elements.