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VFX Producer Susan Zwerman

Susan Zwerman is a highly respected Visual Effects Producer with an outstanding record of accomplishments in film production and visual effects. She began her career in film in New York, where she quickly rose through the ranks from Production Assistant to Assistant Director and Unit Production Manager in both films and commercials. She won a Grammy Award for "Best Concept Music Video" for producing the music video I’m Fat, starring Weird Al Yankovic, and is the recipient of the 2013 Frank Capra Achievement Award in recognition of career achievement and service to the industry and the Directors Guild of America.


After moving to Hollywood she worked for several years as UPM and Post-Production Manager before making the leap to VFX Producer on the film Tall Tale. Since then, her credit has appeared on a succession of high-profile feature motion pictures such as Broken Arrow, Alien Resurrection, Men of Honor, Around the World in 80 Days, and The Guardian.


She is a member of the Directors Guild of America, the Producers Guild of America, and the Visual Effects Society. She is very active in these organizations: Chairperson of the Directors Guild of America’s AD/UPM VFX/Digital Technology Committee (DGA); a board member of the Producers Guild of America’s New Media Council (PGA); and Chair of Special Projects for VES. Over the past ten years she has planned and hosted numerous technology and visual effects seminars for these organizations and was honored with a Directors Guild of America Honor Plaque for extraordinary service to the guild’s Technology Council. She continues to share her knowledge by leading VFX seminars at universities and film schools, teaching visual effects techniques to young professionals just entering the entertainment industry.




Crystal Rain Media Entertainment, Inc., was founded to provide imaginative, socially impacting entertainment. Producing fun, innovative children’s programs has been Crystal Rain’s hallmark since its inception in 1987. Company president, Susan Zwerman received a Grammy Award for "Best Concept Music Video" in 1988.


Crystal Rain Media Entertainment, Inc. creates programs for children which motivate them to exercise, eat healthier, develop self-esteem, and view themselves and their world with renewed confidence and hope. We believe that informative, interactive, entertaining programs for children, both in the home and the classroom will make a difference.


Hip Hop Animal Rock is the winner of the "Parents’ Choice Approval Award", "Angel Award" recognizing excellence in films and TV, and the Film Advisory Board’s "Award of Excellence."


Ms. Zwerman has created and produced Hip Hop Animal Rock, a children’s exercise program to meet the health and fitness needs of today’s children.

Parents Choice Award
Parents’ Choice Approval Award
Angel Award
Angel Award