Yiqiao "Joey" Zhao

Motion Pictures & Television / MFA

Joey was born and raised in China. At an early age, his grandfather, a local calligrapher and painter, instilled in him a love and appreciation for the arts. After studying Fine Arts at the University of Leeds in England, Joey's photography work landed him exhibitions in London, Beijing and Shanghai.

Joey moved to California to pursue cinematography at Academy of Art University in San Francisco, where he is earning his MFA in Cinematography. Along the way, he has developed a keen understanding of visual storytelling and cinematic aesthetics.

Joey has worked internationally with clients such as Chivas, Coca-Cola, and Toyota.

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