Hey there! I'm Susanna Fogel

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Experience: 15 years
Title/Headline: writer/director
Known for: Booksmart, The Spy Who Dumped Me, Life Partners, Chasing Life
Minimum time: 10 minutes

About Me

Susanna Fogel is a director, screenwriter, and novelist. Most recently, she was nominated for a BAFTA and a Writers Guild award for her work on the acclaimed comedy Booksmart. Other credits include directing and co-writing the action comedy The Spy Who Dumped Me, starring Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon, and Life Partners, an independent feature she developed at the Sundance Lab. She has also worked extensively in television, most recently directing Gillian Flynn's remake of the British drama series Utopia for Amazon, the return of Steven Spielberg’s “Amazing Stories” for Apple, and the pilot episodes of upcoming limited series The Wilds (Amazon) and The Flight Attendant (HBO Max). She is also an avid writer of satire whose pieces have been featured in The New Yorker. Her first novel, Nuclear Family, was published by Macmillan in 2017.

This expert donates all Sidetime proceeds to Ghetto Film School.
  • Comedy
  • Action
  • Drama
  • Indepedent filmmaking
  • Sundance Alum
  • Studio Films
  • Film Independent
  • Sundance
  • Tribeca
  • LGBTQ
  • One Hour Drama
  • Los Angeles
  • New York

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