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Freida Lee Mock

Academy Award-Winning Filmmaker, Director, Screenwriter & Producer; Co-Founder of the American Film Foundation

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 Freida Lee Mock Biography

Freida Mock is a Santa Monica-based Academy and Emmy Award - winning filmmaker - a director, writer and producer of feature length and short form theatrical documentary films. These include the Oscar winner Maya Lin: A Strong Vision, a feature film about the designer of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. Her four other Oscar nominated films include: Rose Kennedy, a Life to Remember; SING! about one of the best children’s choruses in the US; Never Give UP, about the holocaust survivor and conductor Dr. Herbert Zipper; and To Live or Let Die, a story about medical ethics.

She has received numerous best director festival awards including the Director’s Guild of America nomination for best director for Maya Lin. Freida is completing “Who Is Notorious RBG?” this fall to coincide with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s 25th anniversary year on the Supreme Court; in production on Sing Iceland!, part of the Sing! Series; and the series, “Stores from the ‘Hood,” based G-DOG.

Freida’s latst feature documentary movie ANITA – Speaking Truth to Power, about the life and times of Anita Hill, was released to critical acclaim by Samuel Goldwyn Films after its Sundance Festival premiere. ANITA inspired the HBO movie CONFIRMATION and starred Kerry Washington as Anita Hill.

Her other recent feature documentary movie is award-winning G – DOG, a story about second chances and the charismatic Jesuit Greg Boyle who, believing that “Nothing Stops a Bullet Like a Job,” launched the most successful gang intervention and rehabilitation program in the world, Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles. Both G-DOG and ANITA were selected by the U.S. State Department for its American Film Showcase diplomacy initiative to be shown in U.S. embassies around the world with director Mock appearing as a citizen envoy in Indonesia, India and South Korea.

She finished directing, writing and producing The Heroes Project/ Seven Summits, a theatrical feature documentary film about 7 young veterans, single and double amputees, climbing the tallest mountains on every continent including Kilimanjaro and Everest. Amputee vet Charlie Linville and the team summited Everest on their 3rd attempt, a first for a team of amputee vets to climb the 7 Summits. 2018 release date.

Freida’s films center on stories with a strong character-driven dramatic arc set against a back drop of history, politics, art, and creativity and include: Return With Honor, the story of American fighter pilots surviving as POWs in Hanoi, a presentation of Tom Hanks and Playtone; Wrestling With Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner, the feature documentary Sing China! filmed in China during the Beijing Olympics and featuring the world-renowned LA Children’s Chorus; and Lt. Watada, short-listed for the Oscars, about the first military officer to refuse to deploy to Iraq and to speak out about the war’s illegality.

Freida has received grants from the NEA, NEH, Women In Film, CPB, the Robeson Fund, and many family foundations in support of her projects. She has been a guest speaker at Stanford, Amherst, USC, Ohio State University, UCLA, Spelman College, and other colleges.

Freida was the first Governor elected to the new Documentary Branch of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences and served as Chair 6 years and Co-chair of the DGA Documentary Awards selection Committee. She graduated from UC Berkeley in history and English and did graduate work in history and law. She is a member of the DGA, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, the IDA, others.

She is a partner in the Los Angeles - based Sanders & Mock Productions and co-founder of the nonprofit American Film Foundation that specializes in producing films on the arts, sciences and the humanities.

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Freida Lee Mock

Academy Award-Winning Filmmaker, Director, Screenwriter & Producer; Co-Founder of the American Film Foundation

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Freida Lee Mock Biography

Freida Mock is a Santa Monica-based Academy and Emmy Award - winning filmmaker - a director, writer and producer of feature length and short form theatrical documentary films. These include the Oscar winner Maya Lin: A Strong Vision, a feature film about the designer of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. Her four other Oscar nominated films include: Rose Kennedy, a Life to Remember; SING! about one of the best children’s choruses in the US; Never Give UP, about the holocaust survivor and conductor Dr. Herbert Zipper; and To Live or Let Die, a story about medical ethics.

She has received numerous best director festival awards including the Director’s Guild of America nomination for best director for Maya Lin. Freida is completing “Who Is Notorious RBG?” this fall to coincide with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s 25th anniversary year on the Supreme Court; in production on Sing Iceland!, part of the Sing! Series; and the series, “Stores from the ‘Hood,” based G-DOG.

Freida’s latst feature documentary movie ANITA – Speaking Truth to Power, about the life and times of Anita Hill, was released to critical acclaim by Samuel Goldwyn Films after its Sundance Festival premiere. ANITA inspired the HBO movie CONFIRMATION and starred Kerry Washington as Anita Hill.

Her other recent feature documentary movie is award-winning G – DOG, a story about second chances and the charismatic Jesuit Greg Boyle who, believing that “Nothing Stops a Bullet Like a Job,” launched the most successful gang intervention and rehabilitation program in the world, Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles. Both G-DOG and ANITA were selected by the U.S. State Department for its American Film Showcase diplomacy initiative to be shown in U.S. embassies around the world with director Mock appearing as a citizen envoy in Indonesia, India and South Korea.

She finished directing, writing and producing The Heroes Project/ Seven Summits, a theatrical feature documentary film about 7 young veterans, single and double amputees, climbing the tallest mountains on every continent including Kilimanjaro and Everest. Amputee vet Charlie Linville and the team summited Everest on their 3rd attempt, a first for a team of amputee vets to climb the 7 Summits. 2018 release date.

Freida’s films center on stories with a strong character-driven dramatic arc set against a back drop of history, politics, art, and creativity and include: Return With Honor, the story of American fighter pilots surviving as POWs in Hanoi, a presentation of Tom Hanks and Playtone; Wrestling With Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner, the feature documentary Sing China! filmed in China during the Beijing Olympics and featuring the world-renowned LA Children’s Chorus; and Lt. Watada, short-listed for the Oscars, about the first military officer to refuse to deploy to Iraq and to speak out about the war’s illegality.

Freida has received grants from the NEA, NEH, Women In Film, CPB, the Robeson Fund, and many family foundations in support of her projects. She has been a guest speaker at Stanford, Amherst, USC, Ohio State University, UCLA, Spelman College, and other colleges.

Freida was the first Governor elected to the new Documentary Branch of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences and served as Chair 6 years and Co-chair of the DGA Documentary Awards selection Committee. She graduated from UC Berkeley in history and English and did graduate work in history and law. She is a member of the DGA, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, the IDA, others.

She is a partner in the Los Angeles - based Sanders & Mock Productions and co-founder of the nonprofit American Film Foundation that specializes in producing films on the arts, sciences and the humanities.

Freida Lee Mock Videos

  • Anita Hill and Freida Lee Mock -- 'Anita' -- A Beyond Cinema ...
    Editor-in-chief Elliot Kotek sat down with Anita Hill and Oscar-winning filmmaker Freida Lee Mock at Sundance about their 2013 film 'Anita.
  • G-Dog: Freida Lee Mock Interview

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  • How to book Freida Lee Mock?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Freida Lee Mock for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Freida Lee Mock, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Freida Lee Mock or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Freida Lee Mock?

    Booking fees for Freida Lee Mock, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Freida Lee Mock, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Freida Lee Mock?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Freida Lee Mock for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Freida Lee Mock for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Freida Lee Mock or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Freida Lee Mock or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Freida Lee Mock is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Freida Lee Mock for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Freida Lee Mock generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Cathy Yan, Tim Story, Steven Fischer, Marielle Heller and Nancy Buirski. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Freida Lee Mock for an upcoming event.

Freida Lee Mock Speaker Videos

  • Anita Hill and Freida Lee Mock -- 'Anita' -- A Beyond Cinema ...
    Editor-in-chief Elliot Kotek sat down with Anita Hill and Oscar-winning filmmaker Freida Lee Mock at Sundance about their 2013 film 'Anita.
    G-Dog: Freida Lee Mock Interview

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