Zoe is a writer and film director. Her work has been broadcast on the BBC, programmed at the BFI & the Barbican and performed at theatres such as the Arcola and New Diorama.
Most recently, she wrote and directed the 30 minute creative documentary, "Our Fathers," in collaboration with Kieran Hennigan. "Our Fathers" was commissioned by BBC Scotland and the Scottish Documentary Institute and premiered at the Glasgow Film Festival. It was broadcast on BBC Scotland in June 2020, and is currently available to view on BBC iPlayer.
Her short film "ill, actually" was commissioned by BBC Arts and the BFI and was broadcast in March 2019. It won the Best First Film award at Together Festival in 2020.
Her first play, "Cecilia", was produced at the Kings Head and shortlisted for the Yale Drama Prize. "Gap in the Light", her collaboration with Engineer Theatre, was Off-West-End nominated, and her play "Laird" was shortlisted for development by the Traverse Theatre and long-listed for Theatre 503's International Playwriting award. She has been part of numerous writers residencies, most recently the Soho Writers Programme.
Before making her own films Zoe worked at the BBC; notably on the documentary strand Horizon. During her time there she conceived and worked on “Clean Eating: The Dirty Truth” (BBC 2) which was credited as “shaping national debate” by The Times. Zoe continues to work as a freelance filmmaker for commercial projects and in documentary television production.
She is currently working on a new play with director/dramaturg Tamar Saphra and her second fiction short.
Zoe is a BFI/Bafta Crew 2021 writer/director.
Contact: zoehuntergordon at gmail dot com