As a multi-genre director, producer and writer, Elle Kamihira has created stunning and innovative media installations for a vast range of clients, institutions and events, combining cinematic storytelling with state-of-the-art media design. Projects such as the award-winning introductory film Who We Are at the Lelawi Theater at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in Washington DC, several signature films for The Museum of the American Revolution, The Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee, The Heard Museum in Phoenix, The Chickasaw Cultural Center in Oklahoma, and The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame NY Annex. She led the production of 50+ media exhibits for the award-winning Nature Research Center of North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, that included the 3-story immersive Daily Planet Theater, which had 50,000 visitors on its opening day.
Other notable credits include the feature film Jack & His Friends, Mothers and Daughters: A Lifetime Bond for Lifetime, Four Children’s Stories, a documentary short about childhood mental health.
Additional projects include the media show for 150th Commemoration of the Battle of Gettysburg, an animated film installation at Library of Congress; media installations at Nasdaq Visitor’s Center and CDC Visitor Center; video projections for Anna Deavere Smith’s play House Arrest, The Rocky Horror Show on Broadway; George C. Wolfe’s Harlem Song at The Apollo, as well as annual video packages for the CFDA American Fashion Awards and the IBM Centennial Celebration Gala.