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Siyou is a Singaporean filmmaker based in Los Angeles. She is one of eight directors chosen for the 2018-19 Directing Workshop for Women at the American Film Institute, where she is finishing her short film, HELLO AHMA, and developing feature film projects. She is a graduate of Wesleyan University, where she studied film.

Siyou is also a visual artist with a printmaking background. As the art director at Wondros for the past six years, she combines fine art and film, working on locally and internationally-based commercials, music videos, documentaries, experimental shorts, VR pieces, and campaigns for non-profit organizations. Siyou’s work at Wondros has garnered several awards, including a Cannes Lion, two AICP awards, a Ciclope Award and the Jury Award at SXSW. Her commercial clients have included Chanel, Mercedes, Nike, Taschen and Vanity Fair.

She is fluent in English, Mandarin and Singlish.

She <3s lithographs and acid baths, film noir, street art, the misunderstood Rafflesia.

Contact her at tansiyou (at) gmail (dot) com

Or listen to a podcast she was on.