Award-winning director Suzi Yoonessi’s UNLOVABLE (2018) premiered at the 2018 SXSW Film Festival, winning a Special Jury Prize. The Duplass Brothers production was theatrically released by Orion Classics. Yoonessi’s award-winning first feature film DEAR LEMON LIMA (2009) was released by Phase 4 Films, HBO, Showtime and The Sundance Channel. Yoonessi was nominated for an Emmy for RELATIONSHIP STATUS and directed Snapchat’s most successful original series, Webby-Nominated DEAD GIRLS DETECTIVE AGENCY.

Yoonessi received her BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute, and her MFA from Columbia University where she was a recipient of the FMI Directing Fellowship.