2015 Sydney Theatre Award nomination, Best Actress in a Supporting Role in Mainstream, 'The Present'
2015 Film Critic's of Australia Award nomination, Best Actress in Supporting Role, 'The Rover'
2015 AACTA Award Winner Best Supporting Actress for "Rover"
2014 Helpmann Award nomination, Best Actress in Supporting role, 'Small and Tired'
2013 Sydney Theatre Award, Best Actress in Supporting Role 'Small and Tired'
2012 AACTA Award nomination, Best Guest or Supporting Actress 'Puberty Blues'
2008 Helpmann Award nomination, Best Supporting Actress, 'Riflemind'
2007 Academy Award Nomination, Best Live Action Short Film 'The Saviour'
2003 Film Critics' Circle Award Nomination, Best Supporting actress "A Cold Summer'
2001 Norman Kessell Memorial Award for outstanding performance in "Sweet Road"
1998 Green Room Award nomination Best actress for "Wolf Lullaby"
Susan also worked as a freelance writer for Inside Film over a period of 10 years, in between acting jobs, and had a number of front cover stories interviewing Toni Collette, Hugo Weaving, Richard Roxburgh, Ben Mendelsohn, Colin Friels, amongst others. She also coordinated and wrote three of the New Talent stories which 'uncovered' the actors Mia Wasikowski, Teresa Palmer, Matt Le Nevez, and Robin McLeavy.
IN 2003 she received a writing credit for her work on director Paul Middleditch's film A Cold Summer, which was shown at 11 International film festivals, including Melbourne and Rotterdam, and she attended both Q and A sessions. A Cold Summer was nominated for AFI/Inside Film and Critic Circle awards. She also attended the Aspen and Telluride Film Festivals with Jennifer Kent's short film, Monster, and represented Peter Templeman's Academy Award nominated short The Saviour in Telluride.
Susan has been a preliminary judge for Flickerfest for over 15 years, and in 2015 was on the Australian Short Fiction Jury alongside director Jocelyn Moorhouse, and Richard Harris, Head of Business and Audience at Screen Australia.
She has been on the AACTA jury numerous times.
He one act play 'Making Love to the Scarecrow' received the 2006 Searchlight Award at the Griffin Theatre in Sydney, and she received a grant from the Australia Council.
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