SUSAN SALTZ graduated from Stanford University and attended graduate school at NYU film school. She spent several years working for PBS and independently in documentaries, then began working in feature film development. Susan later produced and financed several educational and child-related short films which were distributed on home video and to educational markets. All of her films have won awards, including "Best of Festival" for the Children's Film Festival in Boston for "African Story Magic." Susan assisted the director with various creative and production-related matters, as well as providing substantial investment funds for the film. She also appears briefly as an extra in the school assembly scene, perfectly capturing a '50s New Zealand school marm.