Susan Kouguell

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 Colony, New York Foundation for the Arts, Jerome Foundation.
Other Professional Groups
NYWIFT Committees
Consultant, Producer, Writer
Countries Worked In
Czech Republic