Susan Norget Film PROMOTION

Susan Norget Film Promotion is a film publicity and marketing agency that specializes in bringing the best in independent cinema—whether foreign-language films, documentaries or cutting-edge American indies—to broader audiences and acclaim. Since its inception in 1999, the company has represented the work of some of the world's most visionary filmmakers, from established auteurs such as Lars von Trier, Andrea Arnold, Olivier Assayas, Claire Denis, Terrence Malick, and the Dardenne brothers, to acclaimed documentarians such as Joshua Oppenheimer, Werner Herzog, Errol Morris, Liz Garbus, and Steve James. Films the company has promoted have consistently been honored with top international awards:

  • 4 Best Documentary Feature Oscars and 23 Oscar nominations

  • 95 Independent Spirit awards and nominations

  • 2 Golden Globes and 6 nominations

  • 12 documentary Emmy awards and nominations

  • 31 Gotham awards and nominations

  • 15 IDA Best Feature awards and nominations

  • 19 DGA Best Documentary awards and nominations

  • Dozens of top Cannes and Sundance awards

The company represents films at major festivals, including Cannes, Toronto and Sundance, and has spearheaded close to 400 theatrical release campaigns. Among the many films represented are the Oscar winners SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN, MAN ON WIRE, MARCH OF THE PENGUINS, and BORN INTO BROTHELS; top international award-winners SHOPLIFTERS, 3 FACES, DIAMANTINO, THE SQUARE, AMERICAN HONEY, FORCE MAJEURE, BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR, MELANCHOLIA, THE KID WITH A BIKE, CERTIFIED COPY, UNCLE BOONMEE WHO CAN RECALL HIS PAST LIVES, GOMORRAH, HUNGER, and 4 MONTHS, 3 WEEKS AND 2 DAYS; and recent Sundance award-winners ON HER SHOULDERS, MINDING THE GAP, WE THE ANIMALS, and OUR NEW PRESIDENT. Other documentaries include STUDIO 54, ABACUS: SMALL ENOUGH TO JAIL, TROPHY, THE LOOK OF SILENCE, WHAT HAPPENED MISS SIMONE?, IRIS, LIFE ITSELF, LAST DAYS IN VIETNAM, FINDING VIVIAN MAIER, THE ACT OF KILLING, THE SQUARE, CUTIE AND THE BOXER, THE INVISIBLE WAR, HOW TO SURVIVE A PLAGUE, PINA, CAVE OF FORGOTTEN DREAMS, and RESTREPO. Additional fiction films include FOXTROT, LADY MACBETH, EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT, CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA, NYMPHOMANIAC, UPSTREAM COLOR, HOLY MOTORS, LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE, CARLOS, SUMMER HOURS, ANTICHRIST, FISH TANK, and ONCE.

Susan Norget Film Promotion has worked with a wide variety of US film distributors and also collaborates regularly with some of the world's top sales agencies. Susan Norget frequently works with producers seeking distribution and offers strategic advice and creative gameplans to help successfully bring their films to the marketplace. Her expertise in the field has made her a frequent participant on a variety of film festival panels and juries. She also oversees the publicity for DOC NYC, the country's largest documentary film festival, and was the publicist for the Human Rights Watch Film Festival for 16 years. Susan is a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.