Sohil is a winner of Directors Guild of America(D.G.A) Student Award, 2018 for his thesis film ‘Difficult People’. His films have been shown & won awards at festivals such as Palm Springs, Edmonton International, LA Asian Pacific, Flickers Rhode Island, LA Shorts, Bronzelens,
At USC, Sohil was chosen to co-direct a feature film named ‘Samir’, funded and acquired by Warner Brothers for distribution. Financing his education at USC was only possible for him with the help of numerous scholarships such as James Bridges Directing Scholarship and Edward Thomas Troutner Cinematography Scholarship.
Cinema of Satyajit Ray, Paul Thomas Anderson, Andrew Arnold, Barry Jenkins, and Alfonso Cuaron inspires him. Sohil wants to bridge the gap between east and west with thought-provoking, visually compelling and universally relatable stories which unite all of us as humans in the end.