Susan Carpenter began her career in the mid-1990s, directing and producing the documentary “A Victory of Spirit” which aired across the United States on PBS. Her documentary was also selected as one of the top three documentaries in the New York Film and Video Festival.
Soon after, Susan worked with the Coen Brothers on “The Hudsucker Proxy,” which shot in her home state of North Carolina.
She then relocated to Los Angeles, and immediately went to work on the Tom Hanks film “Forrest Gump” and then
with Nora Ephron on “Michael.” She was promoted to assistant director and inducted into the Directors Guild of America in 1997.
Since then she has worked on such esteemed films as “The Truman Show” starring Jim Carrey, “The Perfect Storm” with George Clooney, and over a dozen TV shows for ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox. Carpenter has produced numerous short films and feature-length films such as “Boys Club,” “The 27 Club” and “The House that Jack Built,” which recently completed principal photography and is in post production.