Suzanne Lyons


Suzanne Lyons is president/producer of Snowfall Films, Inc. and to date has produced or executive produced twelve feature films, ranging from comedy (Undertaking Betty) to drama (The Calling, Jericho Mansions) to cult classics (Candy Stripers).

Suzanne has worked with wonderful talent, including Brenda Blethyn, Christopher Walken, Naomi Watts, Alfred Molina, James Caan, Dean Cain, Ariel Winter, Susan Sarandon, Donald Sutherland, Ellen Burstyn, Jennifer Tilly, Jon Lovitz, Asia Argento, Winona Ryder, Peter Fonda, Ed Begley, Jr. and more. Her films have won a gamut of awards and festivals, from the prestigious BAFTA award, a premier at the Directors Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival, best picture at Shockerfest and acceptance into the Toronto, Berlin, LA and Montreal Film Festivals.

In addition to her work as a film producer, Suzanne designed and ran the film school, Flash Forward Institute, with a focus on marketing oneself in the industry. She has been a guest speaker at over fifty entertainment industry events, guilds and organisation. In 2012 Ms. Lyons published her book through Focal Press called Indie Film Producing... The Craft of Low Budget Filmmaking. You can learn more about her at

Projects involving Suzanne Lyons


Effa Manley crossed her legs, looked inside the baseball stadium, and saw freedom! Men underestimated her. Women felt intimidated. Yet, as this story on her life shows, Effa Manley - a female maverick in the world of Negro League Baseball, and the first woman inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame - took her vision far beyond the baseball stadium.

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The Ladies of Laurel Canyon

Four ladies, all lightning rods of the LA late sixties music scene, are old friends and love rivals, who haven't seen each other since 1972, until one of them emails everyone calling for a weekend reunion to be held at her Laurel Canyon house. She is surprised when they all say they'll attend, last time they got together was on the the week of their old friend Savvy's funeral.

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