Susan Kouguell

Writer, Lecturer, Consultant
Su-City Pictures East, LLC

Susan is an award-winning writer and filmmaker, consultant and professor.

Full Bio
Susan Kouguell, award-winning screenwriter and filmmaker, is the author of SAVVY CHARACTERS SELL SCREENPLAYS and THE SAVVY SCREENWRITER. Susan teaches screenwriting at Purchase College, SUNY, and film at Pratt Institute,

She is a Senior Contributing editor for Script Magazine where she covers film festivals and filmmaker profiles. Since 1990 Susan serves as chairperson of her screenplay and post-production consulting company: Su-City Pictures East, LLC

Susan's solo film screenings include DUMBO Film Festival (semi-finalist), New York No Limits Art of the Short Festival New York City International Films Infest Festival Refugees Welcome Film Festival (Berlin, Germany) Semi-Finalist Alternative Film Festival (Toronto, Canada) Leiden International Short Film Experience (Netherlands) SPE (Society for Photographic Education) Festival (Cleveland, Ohio) Experimental Forum (Los Angeles) Honorable Mention 2018 & 2019 Selected for the main exhibition of VAFA 2018 (Video Art International Festival) in Macau,

Professional Credits
Chair: Su-City Pictures East, script & post-prod consulting services/Co-Dir: 6 shorts (MoMA collection & archives/Whitney Biennial). Research/Prod Coord: And the Pursuit of Happiness (HBO). Assoc Prod: Rum & Coke.
Industry Awards
Sundance Screenwriters Lab (finalist), Albee Foundation, MacDowell, New York Foundation for the Arts, Jerome Foundation, CAPS< Artist's Space, Brooklyn Arts & Cultural Foundation.