Suzanne Ballantyne trained as an actress in London and worked as a performer in the UK and Canada. She started her film career reviewing and critiquing scripts and films for independent producers and film festivals. She has programmed the Raindance Film Festival since 1995. In 1998 she co-founded the British Independent Film Awards. Her first screenplay is about to enter pre-production under the Raindance Raw Talent banner. In 2013 she produced the feature, Love.Honour.Obey - a love triangle - which is heading onto the festival circuit.