Suzanne Hillinger


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Suzanne Hillinger is an Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker, currently working on the upcoming New York Times documentary series "The Weekly" for FX and Hulu. Most recently, she directed "How to Fix an Election", a one-hour political documentary for MSNBC. She was the Supervising Producer of the documentary series "Weediquette" on Viceland, and produced the Emmy-nominated feature documentary "Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You" with Loki Films and American Masters, which opened the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. Previously, she produced and directed episodes of CNN's documentary series "Morgan Spurlock Inside Man", covering topics of Immigration, Drought, Animal Shelters, and College Sports. "Morgan Spurlock Inside Man" received the 2013 IDA Award for Best Series. Her short documentary "The Faux Real", about female-female drag queens premiered at AFI Docs Documentary Festival and won the 2010 Best Short Documentary at the Coney Island Film Festival.