Susan Mroz

Susan Mroz - Columbia College Chicago

Susan Mroz

Professor of Instruction


Sue Mroz is a Professor of Instruction in Cinema and Television Arts, focusing on Screenwriting and Directing. Prior to Columbia, she was Program Director of the Chicago International Film Festival and worked as an actor and filmmaker with Wild Life Theater and Rococo Rodeo. Her short film, The Scary Ham, based on the story by Ellen Klages, has been screened at two dozen film festivals, and won Best Narrative Short at the Southern Colorado Film Festival. She is currently working on completing the short documentary Gene and Jane, and the experimental essay film There Was No Proof. She has an MFA in Film and Video from Columbia College, and studied extensively at the C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago. In 2011, Sue received the Excellence in Teaching Award for full-time faculty.

Instructional Areas

Screenwriting, Directing

Creative Practice and Research Interests

Jungian Psychology, Dreams, Fairy Tales, Creativity.


B.S., Speech Communication Southern Illinois University 1984
M.F.A., Film & Video Columbia College Chicago 1995