Freedom From Fear unlimited was founded in New York, 1982 during the time Mona J. Hoel studied photography and visual storytelling at the International center of Photography. The productions back then were often a mix of photography and film, had arcethypical characters,strong immagery and socially related subject matters.

Malte Forssell and Mona J. Hoel took the company name Freedom From Fear A/S back when they founded their filmproductioncompany in Norway, 1998. The name still corresponds the humanity related stories the company wishes to mediate. Mona J Hoel is the CEO, running the company.