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FREIDA MOCK
Academy Award-winning Director, Writer, Producer of Documentary Feature Films
Santa Monica, CA

@HeroesProjectUS


What is the best career advice you ever received and from whom?

Carpe Diem – from my kids.

What do you consider your greatest achievement?

A group of films that were created with a leap of faith in the spirit of Sisyphus.

How do you take a break from your work and avoid thinking about it constantly?

Korean scrub, running and yoga.

What is your take on the gender gap in the film industry?

We need imaginative, enthusiastic leadership and partnerships to make systemic
change advances for gender equality in the film industry.

If you could tell anyone’s story, whose would it be?

Janet Yellen.

What question would you ask another Woman of Note?

How would you work towards greater inclusion in terms of class, race, gender?