Susan Bloom has worked in a variety of positions in the film and television industry in Hollywood, including editor and line producer on theatrically released feature documentaries, as well working in post on network dramas. Her own work has aired on PBS, been written up in Variety and other publications, and played in festivals both nationally and internationally, including the Toronto Short Film Festival and the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. She is currently collaborating with scientists on multiple projects for the National Park Service regarding endangered plant species and native ecology restoration on the California Channel Islands. She also continues to direct, produce, write, shoot and edit documentary, narrative, corporate, and commercial projects for a wide array of clients through her production company, CA iMedia. She joined Brooks Institute of Photography in 2003 and served as chair of the Visual Journalism program from 2007 – 2011. She currently teaches documentary filmmaking full time.