SELECTED FEATURE FILMS
MOTIVATED SELLER - [as FIRST ASSISTANT EDITOR] Dir. Deon Taylor, Ed. Melissa Kent. Starring Dennis Quaid, Meagan Good, Michael Ealy and more.
TRAFFIK - [as FIRST ASSISTANT EDITOR] Dir. Deon Taylor, Ed. Melissa Kent. Starring Paula Patton, Omar Epps, Laz Alonso and more. Theatrical release in 2018. IMDB.
AMERICAN PASTORAL - [as FIRST ASSISTANT EDITOR] Lakeshore Entertainment, Dir. Ewan McGregor. Ed. Melissa Kent. Starring Ewan McGregor, Jennifer Connelley, Dakota Fanning. IMDB.
THE LEISURE CLASS - [as ASSISTANT EDITOR] HBO Films + Adaptive Studios. Dir. Jason Mann. Ed. Craig Hayes. Exec Prod. Ben Affleck, Matt Damon.
STANFORD PRISON EXPERIMENT – [as FIRST ASSISTANT EDITOR] Dir. Kyle Patrick Alvarez. IMDB.
Starring Billy Crudup, Ezra Miller and more. SUNDANCE Film Festival Premiere, Jan. 2015.
LAGGIES – [as FIRST ASSISTANT EDITOR] Ed. Nat Sanders; Dir. Lynn Shelton. IMDB. Starring Keira Knightley, Sam Rockwell, Chloe Grace Moritz. SUNDANCE Film Festival Premiere, Jan. 2014.
SHORT TERM 12 – [as ASSISTANT EDITOR] Ed. Nat Sanders; Dir. Destin Daniel Cretton. IMDB.
Starring Brie Larson and more. WINNER Grand Jury Prize and Audience Prize at SXSW 2013.
SHANIA TWAIN: STILL THE ONE - [as EDITOR] Concert Feature - Dir. Mark Allen
STAND [as ADDITIONAL EDITOR] – Ed. Stacy Goldate; Dir. Tavis Smiley – Documentary - Trailer. IMDB. Media personality and activist Tavis Smiley directs this film that explores the Black male experience through history, politics, music and culture
ADVENTURES OF POWER [as ASSISTANT EDITOR] Ed. Geraud Brisson; Dir. Ari Gold. IMDB. Starring Adrian Grenier, Ari Gold and more.
TELEVISION [all TELEVISION credits as EDITOR]
KAMEN RIDER DRAGON KNIGHT (Season 1) Drama/Action – CW - Adness Entertainment. IMDB.
WINNER - EMMY AWARD for Outstanding Stunt Coordination
LOST ANGELES (Pilot) Comedy – Dir. Matt Dunnerstick - IMDB.
SHOWDOWN OF THE UNBEATABLES Reality – NatGeo – GRB Entertainment - IMDB.
FAME IN THE FAMILY Reality – E! Network - GRB Entertainment - IMDB.
THE LOOK FOR LESS Reality – Style Network – Brownstone Entertainment - IMDB.
COMMERCIAL CLIENTS + COLLABORATORS
Nomad Editing Co., Apple, Google, Cut + Run, Go Film, TBWA/Chiat Day, BBH LA / The Creative Studio, Digital Shelf Space, American Idol Live, Activision, Coachella, Old Navy, Fisher Price, Georges St. Pierre, Jane Fonda, Bob Harper, Billy Blanks, Allucinari, WIN Entertainment, Right Price Marketing and Mad Machine Films.
TV DEVELOPMENT REELS
Susan has edited numerous unscripted/reality/docu-reality sizzle and presentation reels for clients such as Bravo, NatGeo, Style, E!, Travel, Food, OWN, Sundance Channel and more. Her work includes shows for such companies as GRB Entertainment, Giant Pirates, Reckognition Productions, LBI Entertainment and Brownstone Entertainment. Please contact her for more information. firstname.lastname@example.org
SELECTED SHORT FILMS
EXIT PLAN – Dir. Anne Lower – Drama - IMDB.
CONFLATION – Dir. Stephanie Joalland – Drama - IMDB.
THE PERFECT ONES – Dir. Nao Bustamante and Matt Johnstone – Comedy - IMDB.
JANE FONDA PRIMETIME – Documentary – Watch It Now Entertainment. Short documentary promoting Jane Fonda’s lifestyle and video series. As seen on Larry King Live on CNN.
CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF THE ARTS, Valencia, CA – MFA in Film / Video Program
UNIVERSITY OF IOWA, Iowa City, IA – BA in Film / Video; Minors in Writing & Theatre
Avid, Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro CC.
Familiar with shared media servers (ie. Unity, ISIS, EditShare).
Familiar with tape-less workflows (ie. Alexa, RED, EX3, 5D, P2).
Technically proficient. Experience building and troubleshooting edit systems.
Trained in professional VO for commercials, promos, documentaries, scratch/temp VO and more.
Film/Video School, California Institute of the Arts – Teaching Assistant for Graduate and Undergraduate students.
Film/Video Program, Community Arts Partnership, Los Angeles – Teaching Assistant (foundations of video production and post-production to high school students).
Film/Video Production & Editing, California State Summer School For The Arts, Valencia, CA – Teaching Assistant (creative and technical film and video making and post-production to high school students).
EDITORS GUILD / IATSE 700 MEMBER
REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST