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 completed Hello Ahma (2019). Her previous short film 2200 Volts (2017) was mentioned in Variety and premiered at the Singapore International Film Festival 2018. She is a graduate of Wesleyan University, where she studied film. She is also a visual artist with a printmaking background, and her work as an art director has garnered a Cannes Lion, a Ciclope Award and the Jury Award at SXSW.