flash forward institute



private coaching for 2013

20 year celebration!

description: coaching for people from all facets of the entertainment industry.

ff ESTABLISHED: in 1992

seminar location: burbank, los angeles, Ca


phone: 818-558-5917

Email: snowfallfilms@aol.com


suzanne’s book (kindle edition):




In 1999 Ms. Lyons launched Snowfall Films and to date has produced or executive produced nine movies. These include: A MiramaxBAFTAaward-winningBritishcomedy UNDERTAKING BETTY (aka “Plots With A View”), with actors Christopher Walken, Brenda Blethyn, Alfred Molina and Naomi Watts.The stage play musical based on the film premiers in Europe in March, 2013. British/Canadian thriller JERICHO MANSIONS starring James Caan, Genevieve Bujold, Maribel Verdu and Jennifer Tilly. JERICHO MANSIONS was an official selection at the Montreal Film Festival and the Hollywood Film Festival. British/Canadian family comedy BAILEY’S BILLION$, which stars Dean Cain, Laurie Holden, Tim Curry, and Jon Lovitz. An American Drama HEART IS DECEITFUL ABOVE ALL THINGS, based on J.T. LeRoy novel, starring Asia Argento, Marilyn Manson, Winona Ryder and Peter Fonda. The film premiered during the Directors Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival and screened to high acclaim at the Toronto Film Festival.

Suzanne co-produced the family film THE CHAPERONE with the WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) and distributor Samuel Goldwyn Films, directed by Stephen Herek (“Mr. Holland’s Opus”, “101 Dalmatians”) and starring Ariel Winter (“Modern Family”) and wrestling star Paul Levesque (Triple H). In addition Ms. Lyons produced three indie thrillers, CANDY STRIPERS distributed by Screen Gems, SÉANCE and PORTAL, both distributed by Lionsgate, and she exec produced DESERT OF BLOOD.

Currently in development: Ms. Lyons and film partner Michel Shane (“Catch Me If You Can,” “I Robot”) have signed with MPower Pictures to produce a World War I family drama titled SCOUTS HONOR. Suzanne has just partnered with HuHu Production in New Zealand on her animated Christmas feature titled OMARR THE CAMEL with Amy Grant attached. Ms. Lyons and partners at Breaking Ball Films have teamed up with Manis Films (“Ides of March” “Margin Call”) and exec producer Christine Vachon (“Boys Don’t Cry” “Far From Heaven”) to produce a suspense thriller based on the best-selling novel THE CALLING. Suzanne has optioned writer Mark L. Smith’s (Vacancy) thriller, HARDCOURT and an action suspense project titled GETHSEMANE with Director, Roger Spottiswoode (“Tomorrow Never Dies” “Turner and Hooch”) interested in directing. She has partnered with Actor, James Cromwell (“The Artist”), to produce a film based on the novel “Highway One, A Vietnam War Story.”

Prior to her work as a film producer, Ms. Lyons was VP of Marketing for a Canadian Network where she created, produced and directed news and series programming. She worked in Philadelphia as a sales agent selling both film and television for international distribution. When Suzanne moved to Los Angeles she designed, launched and ran a film school, Flash Forward Institute aka flash forward hollywood, for people of all facets and levels of the industry.

Suzanne has been a keynote speaker, guest speaker, moderator and panelist at over fifty entertainment industry events, festivals, organizations and guilds including the Producers Guild of America, Academy of TV Arts and Sciences, and the International Family Film Festival. Recently Ms. Lyons published her book through Focal Press called “Indie film Producing... The Craft of Low Budget Filmmaking.” Now available in industry bookstore worldwide.

(kindle edition): http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0071WJF9W/ref=tsm_1_fb_lk








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suzanne lyons: course leader