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Susan Leber


Named one of Variety's Producers to Watch, SUSAN LEBER has made a career producing critically acclaimed independent features. A graduate of Boston University's Film School, Leber learned production working at companies including Open City Films, Antidote Films and True Fiction Pictures.

Her first feature production, Ilya Chaiken’s acclaimed MARGARITA HAPPY HOUR, had its world premiere at Sundance 2001. Next Leber produced Scott Saunders’ THE TECHNICAL WRITER, which debuted at Sundance 2003 and starred Tatum O’ Neil and William Forsythe. She then produced the critical darling DOWN TO THE BONE, which premiered at Sundance 2004 and won Best Director and a special jury prize for actress Vera Farmiga. After, she produced the cult horror THE ROOST by Ti West and Alexandra Brodsky’s BITTERSWEET PLACE, starring Seymour Cassel and Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men), that premiered on Sundance Channel and won a special honor from the Tribeca Film Festival.

She co-produced Alfredo DeVilla’s ADRIFT IN MANHATTAN, which premiered in competition at Sundance 2007 and stars Heather Graham, Victor Rasuk, Elizabeth Pena, William Baldwin and Dominic Chianese. She also co-produced Ed Radtke’s (The Dreamcatcher) film THE SPEED OF LIFE, which premiered at Venice Days 2007 and Produced Emily Abt’s TOE TO TOE, which premiered at Sundance in 2010 and was released by Strand Pictures.

Leber line produced JC Chandor’s acclaimed MARGIN CALL starring Kevin Spacey, Paul Bettany and Demi Moore, which premiered at Sundance 2011, played Berlin and opened New Directors New Films and was released by Lionsgate/Roadside in 2011. She also Line Produced the upcoming VERY GOOD GIRLS, starring Dakota Fanning, Elizabeth Olsen, Demi Moore and Ellen Barkin and Mitchell Lichtenstein’s period horror ANGELICA starring Jena Malone and Janet McTeer.

Leber co-produced recent Oscilloscope release HELLO I MUST BE GOING, starring Melanie Lynskey and Christopher Abbott and the upcoming Isabel Coixet film, LEARNING TO DRIVE, starring Sir Ben Kingsley and Patricia Clarkson. She also acted as supervising producer on the comedy OBVIOUS CHILD, starring Jenny Slate, premiering at Sundance 2014.

She is currently consulting, producing and line producing quality independent feature films.

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