Christina Choe is an award winning filmmaker working in both narrative and documentary. She has received funding from New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), Jerome Foundation, and Canada Arts Council for her projects.
Her feature script, “Guess Who's Coming For Kimchee” was selected as the winner of the 2007 CAPE New Writers Award for Best Feature Screenplay, IFP Week, and a finalist for the 2008 Bluecat Screenwriting Competition.
Her short films, “The Queen”, “FLOW”, and “I am John Wayne”, have screened at film festivals around the world including Telluride, SXSW, Slamdance (Grand Jury Prize for Best Short), Los Angeles Film Festival, Aspen Shorts Fest, Rooftop Films, and featured on VICE.com, Hammer to Nail and Vimeo Staff Picks. In 2012, she was invited to the Berlinale Talent Campus and a residency at The MacDowell Colony. In 2013, she was selected for the HBO/DGA Directing Fellowship shadowing directors on GIRLS, Boardwalk Empire and Looking.
She received an M.F.A from Columbia University for writing/directing, and is currently in development for her first feature, "Nancy" which was selected for Emerging Storytellers at IFP Week, Venice Biennale College Cinema Program, Hamptons International Film Festival Screenwriter’s Lab, Film Independent's Fast Track & Director's Lab, and a Rooftop Films Feature Film Grant. In 2015, she was awarded the Roger and Chaz Ebert Foundation Fellowship for Emerging Filmmaker at the Spirit Awards.