University of Southern California, Writing for Screen and Television Major

Zoe Cheng is a junior at the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts. A screenwriting major, Zoe has been passionate about storytelling from an early age. Throughout high school, her scripts and poetry have earned her nationwide recognition and publication. Along with co-winning Best Screenplay at the 2013 Golden Lion Awards Film Festival, Zoe has been recognized as a two-time Overture Awards winner in Creative Writing, YoungArts Finalist in Writing, and has been published in The Best Teen Writing of 2012 and 2014. Additionally, her stage play “Pillow Talk” was produced by The Blank Theatre in Hollywood in June 2014. Samples of her work can be found at