Isabel Freeman has been working in documentary film since 2005. She was an associate editor on Edet Belzberg’s Watchers of the Sky, which won the Editing Award at Sundance. She produced and edited the feature length documentary Stephanie in the Water, which premiered at Hamptons International Film Festival, and edited Jesse Cain’s Slow Burn, which premiered at New York Film Festival.
While at Picture Farm in Brooklyn, Isabel edited a documentary series for Major League Soccer and was one of three editors on ESPN’s digital campaign for the World Cup, which won a Sports Emmy and a Sports CLIO in 2015. Her editing work on The Nest, starring Vicky McClure, screened at London Short Film Festival, Clermont-Ferrand and Tampere. She edited Valley of a Thousand Hills, which won a Golden Gate Award at the 60th San Francisco International Film Festival.
Isabel directed the documentary short Nights of Glory about a queer pub in London, which screened at BFI Flare Festival, the biggest LGBT film festival in Europe. She also co-directed two short films with Jamie Brisick—Rhymes With Shove and The Interrogation of Kim Gordon.
In her three years serving as Head of Production for London-based company Huck, Isabel produced over 25 short films. She represented Huck at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2017 as part of the Doc/Dispatch initiative alongside four other commissioners from The Guardian, Al Jazeera, Field of Vision, and The New York Times.