Frieda Luk

Frieda Luk is a writer/director/ producer of Cantonese Chinese descent from Vancouver, British Columbia. She produced and directed two films that premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival: American Sisyphus (2012), and The Encounter (2014).

As a screenwriter, Frieda’s screenplay Delicacy won HBO's Project Greenlight filmmaking competition in 2014, and was screened at major festivals, including the Telluride Film Festival and Tribeca Film Festival. In 2018 she was selected to participate in the Toronto International Film Festival Writer’s Studio. In 2016 she was selected to participate in the Toronto International Film Festival Talent Lab. In 2015 she was the recipient of the Irving Avrich fund for emerging artists at the Toronto International Film Festival. In 2011 she was nominated for a New York Woman in Film and Television award. She received a Carla Bruni Sarkozy Scholarship in 2013 to further her studies in Paris.

Frieda is the founder of FRIRANGE Films. As a producer, Frieda has a comprehensive background in production, having worked as a freelance line producer, assistant director, and video editor. Her experience working as an assistant at Unifrance, has connected her to leading film professionals in the United States and Europe and has worked professionally in both English and French. Prior to filmmaking she was a Marshall McLuhan scholar at the University of Toronto and a videographer and producer at SUNTV in Toronto. She received her MFA from at Columbia University and is currently training as an intimacy coordinator with Intimacy Directors and Coordinators.