Susanne Suffredin

Professional Lecturer //
School of Cinematic Arts
Susanne Suffredin

Bio and Research Information

Susanne Suffredin is an editor and filmmaker whose 30-year career spans non-fiction, narrative and commercial genres with a keen emphasis on long form documentaries. Films she has edited have screened at major festivals around the world including Sundance, Cannes, Venice, Tokyo, Chicago International Film Festival and the San Francisco International Film Festival to name a few. An associate of Kartemquin Films, a leader in documentary filmmaking today, Susanne was post-production supervisor of the ground-breaking film “Hoop Dreams”, selected the most important documentary film in history by the International Documentary Association, among her many other credits with the famed house. Susanne’s association with the award-winning Kindling Group includes her most recent directorial effort “@home” (2014 Booklist Magazine Editors Choice, Official Selection Eugene International Film Festival, Winner Best Documentary Los Angeles Diversity Film Festival, Official Selection Human Rights Film Festival at U.Va.) which broadcast nationally on PBS in 2015 and internationally in 2016. Her prior work includes the ITVS funded series “The Calling” which she co-produced and edited for PBS’s Independent Lens. She recently finished editing the MacArthur funded “Count Me In” for Sommer Filmworks which had a broadcast in 2016 nationally on PBS. She is also one the editors for the award-winning web series Other People’s Children. She is now a full time faculty member at DePaul University's School of Cinematic Arts.

Schedule for Spring 2020-2021

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