Kristy Choi is an award-winning filmmaker and writer based in the unceded land of the Kizh, Tongva, and Chumash peoples (Los Angeles). Her work reimagines narratives of diaspora and environment by centering the complex ways women of color think, feel, and move.

HERSELVES, Kristy's hybrid documentary short film, was released by The New Yorker Documentary and is free to stream worldwide.

Kristy is an alumnus of the Southern Exposure Directing Fellowship, the North Star Fellowship at Points North Institute, and the Armed with a Camera Directing Fellowship at Visual Communications. She received a Bachelor of Arts from Brown University and completed a DAAD Post-Graduate Fellowship at Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany.


Kristy is currently developing her first narrative feature and her next documentary project. To get in touch, please email