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Souki Mehdaoui

Director, Futuristic Films
Los Angeles, California US
Available for Full Time
Available for Freelance
Open To Mentoring
Open To Virtual Coffee
(1) Totally not an AI. (2) Director of short films, commercials, and campaigns for companies seeking creative support. (3) Subject coordinator for long-form documentaries. (4) Collaborative empath with a proclivity for poetic ideation.


Souki Mehdaoui is a French-Moroccan director based in Los Angeles. She worked as a cinematographer for over a decade in NYC and her work can be seen in documentaries on Netflix, HBO, New York Times, Yahoo, Refinery29, TED, Art21, the Sundance-premiering documentaries “The Great Hack” and “Mucho Mucho Amor". Her directorial debut "Firelei Baez" won her Best Director at the Albuquerque Film & Music Experience and a NOWNESS Pick. She is currently signed as a director to Futuristic Films. In her free time, Souki directs mentorship programs for the Video Consortium and advocates for trauma-informed practices in nonfiction film. She strives to find hope in dark corners and to explore the moving image as an entry-point into what’s overlooked.