Max is a London based writer/director who makes narrative fiction as well as advertising content for brands such as Google, O2, UNICEF and many more.


In 2014 he completed his first feature film; 'You (Us) Me' which he wrote, directed and produced. The film had its International Premiere at Busan IFF as well as being screened at the East End FF, Gent IFF and several others. It is currently available on Prime Video.


In 2017 Max's short'The Photographer'had a successful festival run, including the British Independent Film Festival where it won the award for Best Cinematography in a category that included both shorts and features. It has now been released as part of the 'London Calling: Brit Shorts' anthology on the streaming platform FilmDoo.

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"For nine scintillating minutes, this short [The Photographer] film weaves an intellectual web to test these limits inside a unique psyche better than films ten times its length"

Every Movie Has A Lesson on The Photographer

"It is the confident energy of the direction, tonal balance and powerful performances that makes You (Us) Me a pleasure to watch."

Screen Anarchy on You (Us) Me

"Max Sobol's debut directorial feature You (Us) Me is a fast paced, funny, shocking, tragic and ultimately cogent view of dysfunctional relationships at their extreme."


Twitch Film on You (Us) Me

"Disturbing, potentially offensive and darkly humorous, British writer-director Max Sobol’s debut feature is a serial-killer romance not quite like any that have come before."

 The Hollywood Reporter on You (Us) Me

"The Photographer is a near-perfect short that looks at morality, responsibility, and perspective. Exquisitely made and utterly compelling, this is absolutely one to watch."

UK Film Review on The Photographer