Talent Guide

Monica Chuo

  • Discipline:Producer
  • Program Year:Fast Track 2009


Former vice President of Worldwide Acquisitions and Co- Productions for Paramount Pictures, Monica Chuo has spent the last decade of her career identifying talented filmmakers, writers, and producers to work with. She has acquired projects ranging from art-house to big budget commercial films for distribution in the global marketplace. Chuo is well-versed in theatrical market trends and growth opportunities around the world, and possesses a profound appreciation for diverse storytelling stemming from different cultural perspectives. Though having worked predominantly as a studio executive (Paramount, Artisan Entertainment, Samuel Goldwyn Films, MGM), Chuo has moonlighted as a new media strategist, baseball consultant, and publishing editor. She holds an MFA from USC’s Peter Stark Producing Program.

Current Project

SEE YOU ON THE DARK SIDE (Narrative Feature)


A LONELY YOUNG ACTRESS thinks she's gotten her big break in a vampire movie, but when she arrives on the set in Romania, she discovers that the cast and crew have become real vampires and they want her to become one too! When she falls in love with the alluring leader of the vampire clique she must decide between doing what she knows is right or becoming a famous member of the undead.