Hey, I'm Frieda!

Los Angeles, California

Frieda de Lackner is a director, producer, actor, and writer, whose short films have screened across the country. Her mission is to create art that has a positive effect on the people she collaborates with, and for those who experience it.

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

The Show That Got Me Signed

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Music

When aspiring singer Kami discovers her boyfriend is cheating on her, she turns her breakup into her big break in the most beautiful way.

81%

This project got the green light!

...Mom Died

New York City, New York Film Short
Comedy, Drama

A sister and brother word vomit their most selfish fears while waiting to hear the results of their mother's emergency neurosurgery.

128%

This project got the green light!

172 Push-Ups

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, LGBTQ

A female soldier and a Vietnam vet are able to bond, even though they are on opposite sides regarding gay marriage and women in the military

109%

This project got the green light!

Beyond the Beat

Charlotte, North Carolina Film Feature
Documentary, Global Celebration

Three best friends host a grassroots arts festival to inspire hope & healing in Northern Uganda.

80%

This project got the green light!

Birthday

Glen Ellyn, Illinois Film Short
Drama

A college student struggles with PTSD on the birthday of his recently deceased sister.

100%

This project got the green light!

An Intervention by Mike Bartlett - Los Angeles Spring 2022 Production

Los Angeles, California Theatre
Drama, Comedy

A touching, funny play about what happens when you hate your best friend.

101%

This project got the green light!

Five-Tool Player

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Sport

In the most defining season of his baseball career, a misfit star varsity player struggles to prove his worth to his militaristic father.

109%

This project got the green light!

Through The Blinds Anthology

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Drama, Thriller

The chronicles and pitfalls of a home through the eyes of seven women over the decades.

123%

This project got the green light!

Heritage Day

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Drama

Eight-year-old Evie becomes obsessed with playing Holocaust after dressing up like her estranged grandmother, a Holocaust survivor.

80%

This project got the green light!

Respectfully

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Teen

A black AP Bio student leans on her ancestors for support when she is blocked from entering the classroom by her white teacher.

80%

This project got the green light!

In My Garden

New York City, New York Film Short
Romance, Drama

The lonely life of 22-year-old Safiyah is interrupted by a surprisingly fun and emotional night out with a kind stranger and her friends.

100%

This project got the green light!

Seeds of Change

Chicago, Illinois Film Short
Drama

An unyielding, Midwestern man is forced to face his racist beliefs when his 6 year-old biracial granddaughter comes to live with him.

120%

This project got the green light!

Passenger Seat

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama, Family

A young South Asian Muslim girl’s relationship with her father shifts when the family’s taxi business starts to decline.

147%

This project got the green light!

Woman of the House

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Comedy, Drama

A woman intends to enjoy her midlife crisis despite her judgmental friends. But does the universe have other plans?

109%

This project got the green light!

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