Biography

Susan Béjar was born in Barcelona and lives in Madrid since 2008. After 15 years working as a copywriter and later as a creative director, she decided to study screenwriting and film directing. Her first short film "Joselyn", was subsidized by the program Madrid en Corto and distributed all over the world being selected in over 20 countries. With the proceeds of the awards Susan wrote, produced and directed "Chicas Day", which won Lunafest in San Francisco and the Moet Star Award in Japan, among other awards. "Chicas Day" has also been acquired by educational and content platforms in the US and Asia. Susan also wrote and directed 4 other short films with her friend and colleague Gabriel Beitia. Her film "21 with 40", for example, boasts more than 5.9 million views on Youtube. In 2019, Susan is directing her first drama play and preparing her first feature film, a comedy set between Madrid and the Dominican Republic.