Susan Sprung has been appointed Associate National Executive Director for the Producers Guild of America, it was announced today by National Executive Director of the Producers Guild, Vance Van Petten. Sprung's hire is a direct result of the Guild's consistent growth in membership and the extensive breadth of their programs.
Sprung previously served as Special Counsel at the law firm of O'Melveny and Myers in Los
Angeles. Prior to that, she was an associate at Barrett Smith Shapiro Simon and Armstrong in
New York. She specialized in general corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, large bank
financings, private placements and public offerings. She also served as Corporate Counsel to
Trizechahn Corporation during the completion of the Hollywood and Highland project. Sprung
chaired the Board of Directors of the I Have a Dream Foundation-LA for 5 years and was a
member of the Board of Trustees of University Synagogue. She graduated from the State
University of New York at Albany, magna cum laude and from Boston University School of Law.
The Producers Guild of America is the non-profit trade group that represents, protects and
promotes the interests of all members of the producing team in film, television and new media.
The PGA has over 5,000 members who work together to protect and improve their careers, the
industry and community by providing members with health benefits, employment
opportunities, the creation of fair and impartial standards for the awarding of producing credits,
as well as other education and advocacy efforts such as promoting sustainable production
practices. Visit www.producersguild.org and www.pgagreen.org for more information.