Cindy Chu

Photo by Emily Lin

2020 - series premiere for QUEENS

2020 - wrapped post production for QUEENS ep. 2

2020 - 4 grant rejections for 1/2 hr comedy, QUEENS

2020 - screened with NYWIFT for 1/2 hr comedy, QUEENS

2020 - partnership with Listening Party for CREATIVE QUEENS PODCAST

2020 - launched new podcast, CREATIVE QUEENS

2020 - speaker at NATPE with Omni Cultural TV Fest for 1/2 hr comedy, QUEENS

2019 - selected for subject of documentary about WOC Filmmakers

2019 - received Professional of the Year - NALFO Awards

2019 - rejected - From the Heart Productions grant for 1/2 hr comedy, QUEENS

2019 - crowdfunded $15K for episode 2 for 1/2 hr comedy, QUEENS

2019 - rejected - TAFF Pitch Competition for 1/2 hr comedy pilot, QUEENS

2019 - won - direct selection to Seoul WebFest 2020 for 1/2 hr comedy pilot, QUEENS

2019 - 4 award nominations @ NJ Web Fest for 1/2 hr comedy pilot, QUEENS

2019 - rejected - Sundance Episodic Lab for 1/2 hr drama pilot, ANNA WONG

2019 - rejected - Imagine Impact 3 for 1/2 hr drama pilot, ANNA WONG

2019 - accepted - HollyShorts Film Festival monthly screening - 1/2 hr comedy pilot, QUEENS

2019 - won Best TV Pilot Comedy - Omni Cultural TV Fest for 1/2hr comedy pilot, QUEENS

2019 - 2nd round - Sundance Episodic Lab for 1/2hr drama pilot, ANNA WONG

2019 - won Pitch Royale (feat. judges: Baz Luhrmann & Jason Blum) for drama feature, 69 BAYARD

2019 - 14 rejections - Film/TV Festivals for 1/2hr comedy pilot, QUEENS

2019 - rejected - RideBack TV Incubator Program for for 1/2 hr drama pilot, ANNA WONG

2019 - rejected - Made In NY Writers Room for 1/2hr comedy pilot, QUEENS

2019 - rejected - HBO Access Fellowship

2018 - starred, wrote, & produced 1/2hr comedy pilot, QUEENS

2018 - rejected - NYTVF Scripts Competition for 1/2hr comedy pilot, QUEENS

2018 - rejected - Sundance Episodic Lab for 1/2hr comedy pilot, QUEENS

2017 - rejected - HBO Access Fellowship for 1/2hr comedy pilot, QUEENS

2017 - rejected - Sundance Asian American Fellowship for drama feature, 69 BAYARD

2017 - joined NYWIFT

2016 - 2nd round - Sundance Asian American Fellowship for drama feature, 69 BAYARD

2016 - graduated - Actors Studio Drama School (MFA Acting)

2014 - accepted - Williamstown Theatre Festival Apprenticeship

2013 - accepted - Actors Studio Drama School (MFA Acting)

2011 - first acting class - T. Schreiber Studio

2010 - graduated - Syracuse University (BA Political Science)

2009 - studied abroad - Florence, Italy

2009 - internship - Shanghai, China

2006 - graduated - Forest Hills HS

1988 - welcomed to the world