Chloe Lenihan is a fifth-generation Californian and first-generation filmmaker. Thematically, her body of work reflects the ethos of “Americana” marked by flawed, alienated women searching for purpose. Her films have screened at Atlanta, Nordisk Panorama, and Palm Springs among other festivals.
Chloe holds an MFA in Creative Producing from Columbia University where she received the New York Women in Film & Television Scholarship and Katharina Otto-Bernstein Production Grant. For her thesis, she wrote and produced How Far She Went. The film won IFP Audience Award and Jury Honors at the Columbia University Film Festival at Lincoln Center and “Best Female Filmmaker” by the Director’s Guild of America.
Prior to Columbia, Chloe worked for Academy Award-winning GK Films on The Departed, The Aviator, and The Young Victoria. She joined the Screen Actors Guild at age seven and has worked professionally as an actor in LA and New York.