Sonia A. Gambaro is a producer & manager based in Los Angeles. She launched her own shingle, POLLINATE ENTERTAINMENT to develop and produce diverse stories for TV, Film, Digital and VR at the top of 2017. Prior to starting her own company Sonia was the development executive at Madhouse Entertainment where she focused on acquiring rights to various types of intellectual properties; books, international formats, articles, and life rights, to adapt for film & television. She had previously took a step down in position to work as an assistant for Madhouse Co-President, Adam Kolbrenner to learn the finer aspects of management. Two lengthy stints at Televisa USA as the Development Coordinator and Paradigm Talent Agency as an Agent Trainee were integral to creating her foundation. As a student at UCLA, Sonia interned at Todd Garner’s Broken Road Productions and Gary Goetzman’s and Tom Hanks’ banner, Playtone.
Prior to her producing work, Sonia had a successful career in music working as a DJ in Los Angeles, Mexico City, NYC, and Europe. She was an on-air mixer on L.A.’s number one radio station 102.7 KIIS-FM, spun overnights on POWER 106 under the tutelage of Mr. Choc, was the coordinator on 'The Wake Up Show' with Sway & Tech, produced the tent, 'Code of the Cuts' on the 48 city Warped Tour and hosted the incredibly popular Hip Hop Show on LATV where she would later get her first job as the segment producer of 'Suprema Sound Exclusives', breaking new music and artists. Fate would later land her a job as a TV writer’s assistant that would precipitate her eventual transition from the turntables to the art of storytelling.
Ms.Gambaro earned her B.A. in Italian and Special Fields in Film & Television from the University of California, Los Angeles with a concentration in Screenwriting.