Cinema and Television Arts

Susan Mroz

Assoc Professor of Instruction

1104 S Wabash, Rm 701-G
Phone: (312) 369-6714
Email: smroz@colum.edu

Biography

Sue Mroz is an award-winning filmmaker and Associate Professor of Instruction in Cinema and Television Arts. Prior to Columbia, she was Program Director of the Chicago International Film Festival and worked as an actor and filmmaker in Chicago with Wild Life Theater and Rococo Rodeo. She has an MFA in Film and Video from Columbia College Chicago, and studied extensively at the C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago. Her areas of specialization are mythology, dreams, and the psychology of creativity. Classes taught and/or created include Project Development, PreProduction and Preparation; Myth, Dream, and Movie; Directing 1; Screenwriting 1, 2, and 3; Adaptation; Directing for Character; and Creativity: Vision and Process. Current works include the personal exploration There Was No Proof, and the short narrative The Scary Ham, based on the story by Ellen Klages.  In 2011 Sue received the Excellence in Teaching Award for full-time faculty at Columbia College Chicago.

Teaching Interests

Directing, Screenwriting, Creativity, Personal Voice

Research Interests

Mythology, Fairy Tales, Dreams, Jungian Psychology

Degrees

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

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