Sydney Freeland

Writer/Director

Sydney Freeland is an Emmy-nominated film and TV director. Her debut feature, DRUNKTOWN'S FINEST, was based on her experience growing up on the Navajo reservation. The film premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival and was Executive Produced by Robert Redford. Her second feature, the Netflix Original film DEIDRA AND LANEY ROB A TRAIN, also premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Sydney also directed the digital series HER STORY, which received an Emmy nomination.

Her TV work includes directing on shows such as GREY'S ANATOMY, FEAR THE WALKING DEAD, NANCY DREW and others. 


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Indie Film Hustle: Sydney Freeland: Working with Netflix & Maintaining Creative Freedom


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