Summer in the States

Summer in the States

As you may have gathered from my egregious social media posts, I opted to spend this summer in the states rather than head back home. This made sense for a number of reasons, such as the fact that plane tickets are expensive and I already have a visa. Not to mention that film internships are [...]

May Madness

May Madness

So the month of May 2018 was one of the BUSIEST months of my entire life - for real! Not only did I have my last midterms of the year at UCLA, but I somehow found myself directing TWO fairly complicated short films, as well as filming and editing a bunch of comedy sketch videos [...]

Polkadot!

Polkadot!

Last weekend I was lucky enough to be given the opportunity to direct another short film  that I wrote, this one called 'Polkadot'. I submitted it to the film society here at UCLA (FPS) and fortunately it was selected for production! The story follows a day in the life of a self-destructive children's party princess [...]

Viva Spring Break!

Viva Spring Break!

One of the most classically American experiences that most people associate with college in the US is that of Spring Break - a week half way through the second part of the school year, when students travel to warmer climes in search of cheap alcohol and loud music - a stress release of sorts. UCLA's spring [...]

Guest Post: Grace Simpson

Guest Post: Grace Simpson

Hello! Now I know what you’re thinking – since when does Susie have a Northern Irish accent? Well, let me introduce myself. I’m Grace, and Susie and I became friends in our first year of studying together at Trinity College Dublin. I remember when Susie told me she’d be going away to UCLA for the [...]

New York, New York!

New York, New York!

This weekend, I went to New York!! For the first time ever!!! It was my friend Grace's 21st birthday on Sunday, and she is currently at Columbia - so she invited a whole bunch of us up to the big apple for the weekend to celebrate. She rented an enormous Airbnb just a short walk from [...]