Zoe Sua Cho

Zoe Sua Cho is a Korean-born, New Zealand-bred filmmaker and co-founder of Mass Ornament Films currently based in Chicago. She has produced a variety of films including THE RECORDER EXAM, the Korean Film Council Grant winner and winner of Woodstock Film Festival’s best short film in 2011; NEEDLE, winner of the Premier Prix winner at Cinéfondation, Cannes Film Festival in 2013; WOLKAAN, which premiered at Toronto in International Film Festival 2015; and WHAT REMAINS, one of a collective of four international shorts in BREAK THE SILENCE addressing sexual abuse against children-- the series was picked up by HBO and France 3. Recently, Zoe edited and co-produced DRIFTING TOWARDS THE CRESCENT directed by Laura Stewart set to premiere at the Rotterdam International Film Festival 2017. Zoe is currently producing Anahita Ghazvinizadeh's THEY, which was awarded the Doha Film Institute production grant. Committed to collaborations and artist projects that challenge traditional boundaries of cinema and modes of production, Zoe received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2014. She is a recipient of the New Zealand Film Commission’s Professional Development Award, and is a 2016 Film Independent Project Involve Producing Fellow.