Susan Steinberg, PhD

Filmmaker, Writer
Susan Steinberg is a screenwriter, director and maker of internationally screened and televised films. Her films and film excerpts Lulu in Berlin (with Richard Leacock), Our Time in the Garden (with Ron Blau), Touch Me Like a Stranger and Point of Departure have been broadcast nationally on PBS, and internationally by the BBC, Antenne Deux, NDR, Australia, and RIA. Steinberg's films have screened at the Telluride Film Festival, Festival d'automne, Directors' Guild of America, the Berlin Film Festival, and the San Francisco Erotic Film Festival. Our Time in the Garden won a Massachusetts Artists' Fellowship Grant and has been selected by the American Film Institute for a national touring program. Lulu in Berlin is distributed on DVD by Criterion Collections. Her film script treatment, Mistaken Identity, was an invited submission to the Sundance Screenwriting Competition and was a finalist. Steinberg is in production on a film about the photographer Lartigue, writing a feature-length script, and at work on a book on writing about film.


  • PhD Boston University