Susan McIntosh

After graduating from the University of California at Berkeley with a major in English, SUSAN MCINTOSH attended Columbia University’s MFA program in film where she wrote and directed a feature film, Circus Lives as part of her final thesis. For that, she won Panavision’s Young Filmmakers Award which drew international buzz and lead to placement in The Berlin International Film Festival. That same year, she wrote and directed a short film, taking first place in New York’s Student Academy Awards. Soon after Susan began development with Comedy Central to write an original series, The Temp. Susan optioned a feature biopic, Mata Hari and soon after went on to option another biopic based on original source material, about an eighteenth century French diplomat entitled, My Secret Life. She then began development with IFC on a television series, Crafted that was pick-up by Starz Network. In 2010, Susan wrote the one-woman show for stage, Midnight in Brooklyn, which MTV pulled characters from to appear in their promotional campaign at the MTV Music Video Awards. Susan has worked as a professor at the City University of New York (CUNY), Lehman College, Katherine Gibbs College and taught urban high school kids how to make videos at The High School for Enterprise and Technology in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Most recently, her original series Juiced, was optioned by Stardust Visions and is currently being shopped to television.