After earning a Masters of Fine Arts in film from the prestigious Art Center College of Design, Sucsy began directing commercials exclusively through Los Angeles-based Palomar Pictures. Dubbed by Shoot! Magazine as one of the industry's crop of new directors to watch, he was subsequently nominated for the Young Director of the Year Award given in conjunction with the 2002 Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival. His extensive production experience during and prior to grad school includes: producing the award-winning short film Katherine (2002), running the principle actors on The Siege (1998), being the key 2nd unit set assistant on Deep Impact (1998), coordinating the NY effects and construction warehouse on Godzilla (1998), working as the production secretary on Jungle 2 Jungle (1997), and assisting the coordination of the DC background on Mars Attacks! (1996) and The American President (1995). Sucsy graduated from Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service and was raised in New York and New England.