Susan Shanks


Susan Shanks is a Canadian film editor. She is most noted for her work on the documentary film Ghosts of Afghanistan, for which she won the Canadian Screen Award for Best Editing in a Documentary Program or Series at the 10th Canadian Screen Awards in 2022.[1]

She has also been a two-time Genie Award nominee for Best Editing, receiving nods at the 18th Genie Awards in 1997 for The Hanging Garden[2] and at the 20th Genie Awards in 2000 for Beefcake.[3]

Her other credits have included the films Bravery in the Field, Ups and Downs, The Bay Boy, 3 Needles, Steel Toes and The Gospel According to the Blues.


  1. ^ Jamie Samhan, "2022 Canadian Screen Award Winners: Broadcast News And Documentary & Factual". ET Canada, April 4, 2022.
  2. ^ Playback Staff (17 November 1997). "The 1997 Genie Awards". Playback. Retrieved 24 March 2017.
  3. ^ "Genie Award nominations". Toronto Star, December 8, 1999.

External linksEdit

  • Susan Shanks at IMDb