Talent Guide

Christina Choe

  • Discipline:Director, Writer
  • Program Year:Directing Lab 2015, Fast Track 2014, Grants and Awards 2015


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 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, Palm Springs Shorts Fest, and the Rooftop Film Festival. These films have also been 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 recently 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 Project Forum, Venice Biennale College Cinema Program, the Hamptons International Film Festival Screenwriter’s Lab, Film Independent’s Fast Track, and Film Independent’s Directing Lab.

Current Project



A psychological drama about Nancy, a serial imposter who lives at home with her abusive, elderly mother. Desperate for love, she creates a fake blog and catfishes a lover, but her hoaxes cause epic and tragic consequences.