Susan O’Brien is a NY based filmmaker, writer and photographer. She received her BFA in Film & Television at the Savannah College of Art & Design in Fall 2014. Immediately after graduation, Susan directed and produced feature length documentary and art exhibition, The Strangers Project, which premiered at the Big Apple Film Festival in NY. Susan has worked as an assistant to Academy Award nominated Writer & Director, John Sayles and as an assistant to Director, Jen Senko for post-production and distribution of her film, The Brainwashing of My Dad (Produced by Stranger Things' Matthew Modine). She has served as editor for the New York Women in Film & Television and as a Producer and Production Coordinator for EightVFX NY working for clients such as BUXOM Cosmetics, Maybelline, Red Robin, BMW, Best Damn Brewing Company and Garnier. She most recently was the in-house Designer and Coordinator for aWHITELABELproduct/Merman and currently freelances as a Director, Art Director and Designer.
She’s currently working on a short documentary on the Resistance Revival Chorus