Suzanne Joe Kai
Director / Producer / Writer
Suzanne Joe Kai is a filmmaker and journalist. Her award-winning documentary, The Last Line, sold-out its screenings at festivals from California to London. Festival programmers brought storm troopers to welcome her film about the inside world of Star Wars fans.
As an Emmy-nominated broadcast journalist at San Francisco’s KRON-TV (NBC), she was once named “Best Woman News Reporter” by a newspaper survey. Kai earned an MA (Documentary/ Film/TV) from Stanford, and a BA from Mills where she was a music deejay. Before founding StudioLA.TV a boutique production company, Kai worked at KCBS (CBS), KTVU (FOX), KGO (ABC), KGUN (ABC), RottenTomatoes.com, and created SPRINT’s Hollywood video channel. She is a member of the TV Academy, Writers Guild non-fiction caucus, and AAJA-LA.org.