SKSM: Could you start with telling me a little bit about yourself? Who are you and what do you do?
Sofia Kaempfe: I’m Sofia Kaempfe. I’m an actress and a student. I also love to watch movies, tell stories, draw and care for animals. I have two younger sisters, a dog named Brodie and three rabbits. I truly love animals.
SKSM: When did you know you wanted to become an actress?
Sofia Kaempfe: I knew I wanted to be an actress when I was eight years old. I have always been fascinated by movies and television and I love getting into character.
SKSM: How did you become involved in Into The Night Dollar Baby film?
Sofia Kaempfe: I was on set when my manager called me to tell me that I was selected for the role of Francie. I was incredibly excited! I had to hold in my squeals though because I was on a quiet set. That was really hard.
SKSM: What do you think it is about the story that attracts people so much?
Sofia Kaempfe: I think what attracts people do this story is that mystery of the lost little girl.
SKSM: Did you have to audition for the part or was it written directly for you?
Sofia Kaempfe: I audition for the role of Francie.
SKSM: You worked with Walter Perez on this film, how was that?
Sofia Kaempfe: Working with Walter Perez super fun because he is fantastic with kids, has a lot of enthusiasm and is a very nice guy.
SKSM: Was there any funny or special moment when they made the movie that you would like to tell me about?
Sofia Kaempfe: I loved when Walter jumped on set with me and pretended to be a vampire with me.
SKSM: Do you still have any contact with the crew/cast from that time? If so with who?
Sofia Kaempfe: Walter Perez, Aly Trasher and I all stay connected on Instagram.
SKSM: What are you working on nowadays?
Sofia Kaempfe: I just went to the red carpet premier for my last short film Famous Little Girls. I also received a best supporting actress award for my role in that film as Simon de Beauvoir, so it was very exciting!
SKSM: Are you a fan of Stephen King’s work?
Sofia Kaempfe: I love scary books and movies, but my mom won’t let me read Steven King’s scary books yet. As soon as she does, It, The Dark Half and Pet Cemetery are at the top of my list!
SKSM: What is one thing people would be surprised to know about you?
Sofia Kaempfe: I think people would be surprised to find out that my favorite animal is an alligator lizard. They will eat right out of your hand and can have live babies.
SKSM: Thanks for taking the time to answer my questions. Is there anything you want to say to the fans that read this interview?
Sofia Kaempfe: Thank you for taking the time to read this. I know you’ll love the movie!