Zoe Sua Cho is a filmmaker and co-founder of Mass Ornament Films. Born in Korea, raised in New Zealand and currently based in the United States, she has produced numerous short films including RECORDER EXAM, NEEDLE and WOLKAAN that have screened and won in top international film festivals. She also produced, co-lensed and edited feature documentary DRIFTING TOWARDS THE CRESCENT directed by Laura Stewart that premiered at Rotterdam International Film Festival, and produced Anahita Ghazvinizadeh’s feature narrative THEY, an official selection at Cannes Film Festival. As a director, Zoe's film experiment HOTEL/TRANSIT was nominated for the Critic's Award at Black Movie Geneve International Film Festival. Zoe edited and produced Bora Kim’s directorial, and award-winning, feature debut HOUSE OF HUMMINGBIRD that premiered at the 2018 Busan International Film Festival and enjoyed its European premiere in Berlin International Film Festival’s 2019 Generation program where it won the Grand Prix, it goes on to have its USA premiere at Tribeca 2019 Film Festival. A fellow of LA Film Independent’s Project Involve, she is a 2018 Berlinale Talents alum, a Sundance 2018 editing fellow, and a fellow of Film Independent’s 2018 Fast Track with BELONGING.
TFI Network | 2019
IWC Filmmaker Award | 2017