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Suzanne Mejean is a Documentary Film Producer, Director and Editor currently based in Los Angeles.
She is the recipient of a Golden Mike Award and has been nominated for several Emmy Awards for
her work in public broadcast television.
Suzanne holds a BA in Art History from Bucknell University, a Certificate Degree from The International
Center for Photography and in 2009 she received two MFAs in Photography and Filmmaking from The
California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), where she then went on to teach those subjects in 2010.
She has spent the last 7 years working in the field of independent documentary film and public media
programming. Her work has screened at The Los Angeles Contemporary Museum of Art, The Hammer
Museum and has been recognized by festivals both nationally and internationally.
Festival Screenings and Awards of achievement include: DocFest (Official Selection), Berlinale (Official
Selection), SXSW (Official Selection), HotDocs (Official Selection), Outfest (Grand Jury Award), Santa
Monica Indie Film Festival (Honorable Mention), The American Documentary Film Festival (Best American
Feature Doc), Los Angeles Film Awards (Best Feature Documentary) and The World Humanitarian Awards
(Winner), Golden Mike Award for "Best News Videography of a Feature Story, Series, or Special".
Her recent long and short form works for KCET’s “Artbound” have both topped viewership numbers and
been the recipient of several Emmy nominations and a Golden Mike Award.
Originally from New York, Suzanne currently lives and works in Los Angeles with her incredibly talented
husband, Sef Thomas Pinney