MANAGING PARTNER, PICTURE WINDOW PRODUCTIONS, LLC.
PRESIDENT, SALTRUN PRODUCTIONS, Inc.
Suzan and her partner and husband, Allen Facemire, created SaltRun Productions in 1989
with an eye towards producing meaningful, worthwhile projects for television. SaltRun’s
clients have included ABC News, NBC News, Dateline, CNN International, The Travel
Channel, Turner Broadcasting, and others.
In 1990, Suzan shared the prestigious national “American Women In Radio and
Television Award” with other WIFTA members, including co-writer, Diane Brunet.
The award, which was presented in New York, was for a documentary on The Atlanta
Women’s Fund produced by Women In Film/Atlanta. Suzan has served on numerous
industry boards, including as President of Women In Film & Television/Atlanta. In
2000, Governor Roy Barnes appointed her to the Georgia Film & Video Advisory Board,
on which she served for two years.
That same year, Suzan had an opportunity to create and pitch a series for Turner South.
“The Natural South,” is a twenty-two episode per year series exploring the natural
wonders and challenges of the southern landscape from the point of view of
environmentalists. Over three years and sixty-six documentary-style episodes, “The
Natural South” garnered fifteen Telly awards and four Emmy nominations.
In 2004, SaltRun Productions partnered with Hildreth Stafford of Kinesis Productions to
form Picture Window Productions, LLC. Picture Window produced a series for the DIY
network and is currently producing the 13th season of “Ground Breakers” for Home &
Garden Television (HGTV). “Ground Breakers” is a major landscaping makeover show,
shot entirely in the Atlanta area. In addition, SaltRun Productions is currently in
production on their second episode of “EcoSense for Living”, a magazine-style series that
features environmental experts and tips that the average person can incorporate in his
own home and lifestyle. “EcoSense for Living”, which is underwritten by the Turner