About


Chihiro is a Media & Ecocide Professional from Amsterdam dedicated to boost a post capitalist discourse; on screen and in the streets and ultimately in all spheres of society.

Chihiro got over her inhibitions through improv theater. Starting at age 15, taking workshops at Boom Chicago Theater she was trained by improv teachers Liz Cakowski and Ike Barinholtz. She went on to be the youngest member of the Dutch improv theatre group ‘Problem Solved’ which later evolved to ‘Easy Laughs’. Here she was best known for her improvised singing.

After having completed a program “Production Assistant’ at the Dutch Film Academy (NFTA) 2003-2004, she went on to study Media and Culture at the University of Amsterdam.

During this time she worked as an editor for BodhiTV and was head programmer of a monthly ‘Open Mic Night’ at CREA (2007-2009).

When she completed her BA in 2009 she was as Project leader Innovation & New Media for the NPO (Dutch Public Broadcast).

In 2010 she started producing and directing her first feature documentary: Radical Friends. Besides directing and producing she also produced part of the Radical Friends score. Halfway through the post production she participated in the SWOTS training held by Franny & Lizzie(The Age Of Stupid) in London. Radical Friends The movie had its world premiere in at the International Filmfestival for Human Rights in Bolivia (July 2014).

While the Radical Friends maincast are unknown Bolivian activists/students/citizens the movie also features Bolivian President Evo Morales, Author Naomi Klein and hoax activists The Yes Men