Sophia Takal is an American actress, writer and director perhaps best known for her work in independent features such as All the Light in the Sky, Supporting Characters and Gabi on the Roof in July. Filmmaker magazine named Takal one of the "25 New Faces of Film" in 2011.
Takal is from Montclair, New Jersey.
Takal has worked on and starred in numerous independent films, some associated with the mumblecore movement.
In March 2011, Takal's first directorial effort, Green, was premiered at the South by Southwest Festival and was positively received, winning Takal the festival's Chicken and Egg Emergent Narrative Woman Director prize. She also wrote the film. In 2015, Takal directed another feature-length film, Always Shine. The film stars Mackenzie Davis, Caitlin FitzGerald, and her husband Lawrence Michael Levine.
Takal and her husband operate a production company called Little Teeth Pictures.