Susan Lambert Hatem is a writer, producer and director originally from Decatur, GA now based in Pasadena, CA. Her company, 134 West, develops new works and diverse voices for theatre, film and TV.
Writing: Automatic, God Up in Heaven, Ruby Dreams, Every Day a Little Death and Confidence (and The Speech), a semi-finalist for the Eugene O’Neill.
Producing: Ty The Pie Guy; O Baby Mine: Sing a Song of Shakespeare; the critically acclaimed, new musical Bend in the Road: The Anne of Green Gables Musical; Homeward LA.
Directing: Poison Apple, How Much, An Appalachian Twelfth Night, The Love Talker, South Pacific, Best Little Whorehouse in Texas.
Susan previously served as Director of Creative Content for Walt Disney Studios, producing over 100 digital movie campaigns, including Finding Nemo, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Incredibles, The Royal Tennenbaums and The Chronicles of Narnia. She developed the first Disney Pictures mobile site and holds a patent for Disney’s first online entertainment ticketing system. Before Disney, Susan was Associate Editor at Boxoffice Magazine. She has written for Variety, Produced By magazine and Bald Mountain Books. A Clio and Key Art Award-winner, Susan holds a BA and MFA from USC’s School of Cinematic Arts. She is a member of the Producer’s Guild, Dramatist Guild, ASCAP, NAMT and served on the Producers Guild New Media Board.