Kao Senami was born in 1997 in Aichi Prefecture. Graduated from Kyoto University of Art and Design, Department of Film Production, Film Production Course. She participated in Takuji Suzuki's "Randen" as an assistant director. Her first short film, "Ambiguity" was selected as one of Asian Student Films for the GYEONGGI Film School Festival 2019 and the Tokyo International Deaf Film Festival’s Film Submissions category. Her first feature film "The Rain's Ark" was nominated for the SKIP CITY International D-Cinema Festival 2020.