Suzette Burton is an award-winning filmmaker and received a B.F.A. in Film/Video from Pratt Institute. She has directed the short documentary film "Disconnected" about her father's mysterious death, which premiered at The B.A.M. Theater (Brooklyn Academy of Music) in 2006.
Since graduating, she has co-produced the documentary "Daddy Don't Go," directed by Emily Abt. The film was also executive produced by Omar Epps and Malik Yoba. It aired on the Starz network in 2015 and screened at over 30 film festivals, winning eight best documentary awards. Suzette has also worked as a co-director, producer, cinematographer, and editor for various companies. Such as Blumhouse Productions, Disarming Films, Unladylike2020, WEtv/A.M.C. Networks, Pureland Pictures, "Little White Lie" (Truth Aid Media), Black Girls Film, Stick Figure Productions, and Karina Sharif. Last year she was an associate producer on the short documentary "Women Who Ride" and co-producer on the feature-length documentary "Interaction Cowboy." Recently she was an associate producer at A.B.C. News Longform (specials & documentaries) and Hulu on a docu-series titled "Killing County" executive produced by Kaepernick Media’s Colin Kaepernick and Robe Imbriano. It is also narrated by André Holland. Currently, she is a production coordinator on the documentary "Whitney Houston in Focus," directed by Benjamin Alfonsi and executive produced by Audra Mcdonald.
Aside from freelancing, Suzette is directing several projects in development and is the owner of Concrete Dreams Productions L.L.C. She resides in the New York City area and looks forward to directing and producing more films in the future.