Suzanne Cheriton

Suzanne Cheriton is one of Canada’s most established and respected arts and entertainment communications professionals. With over 20 years of career experience Suzanne has represented film, television, and performing arts producers and artists at various stages of the presentation cycle including unit publicity, festival launches, theatrical and broadcast launches, season announcements and production openings. After getting a BFA in Theatre from York University she began her career working in film festival and distribution publicity at VKPR, contributing to campaigns for FoxSearchlight Pictures in Canada, the Hot Docs Film Festival and representing films at the Toronto International Film Festival. She launched RedEye Media in 2005, quickly becoming an industry mainstay with a continued focus on film and television and expanding her practice to include unit publicity, joining IA667. She has also brought her diverse skillset to film producing in the past, with credits on two feature films. Suzanne eventually made a full circle back to her roots, adding live theatre into her media relations practice and working with leading companies including Canadian Stage, Coal Mine Theatre, and Luminato Festival to name just a few. After managing media relations for the SummerWorks Festival for six years, Suzanne now sits on their Board of Directors.