(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.