JURY MEMBERS

GLOBAL FEATURE FILM JURY MEMBERS

Chie Hayakawa
Chie Hayakawa
Chie Hayakawa's short film, "Niagara" (2014), was selected in the Cinéfondation section at Cannes Film Festival 2014 and received awards in numerous international film festivals. She was awarded the Caméra d'Or Special Mention at the Cannes Film Festival 2022 with her feature debut "Plan 75" (2022), which is an expansion of her own short film of the same title, which was the opening segment of anthology feature "Ten Years Japan" (2018) executive-produced by Hirokazu Kore-eda.
Sebastien Chesneau
Sebastien Chesneau
In 2014, Sébastien founded Cercamon, a Dubai-based global film sales company with a catalog of over 50 feature-length films, all selected for prestigious A-festivals and receiving numerous prizes. He has since continued to grow the company's portfolio, and in early 2022, Cercamon expanded into documentaries.
Kiki Fung
Kiki Fung
Kiki Fung is Programme Consultant for Hong Kong International Film Festival. She was the former Head Programmer for Australia’s Brisbane International Film Festival and Brisbane Asia Pacific Film Festival and has guest-curated for the Brisbane Festival and Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art. Before moving to Australia in 2010, she worked at the Hong Kong Film Archive for seven years, during which she assisted in editing a number of publications on Hong Kong Cinema.

DIRECTION AWARD JURY MEMBERS

Wregas Bhanuteja
Wregas Bhanuteja
Wregas Bhanuteja, born in Jakarta on October 20, 1992, graduated from the Jakarta Institute of the Arts in 2014. Several of his works have garnered attention at international film festivals, including "Lembusura," "Prenjak," and "Tak Ada yang Gila di Kota Ini." His debut feature film, "Penyalin Cahaya," received 12 Citra Awards at FFI 2021. His second film, titled "Budi Pekerti" (2023), is set to be released soon.
Nurita Anandia
Nurita Anandia
Nurita Anandia Warsosentono, known as Tata, is an aspiring creative executive and producer who was raised and grew up within a strong Eastern culture. Despite her deep love for cinematic visuals and philosophy, her view of the world is constructed from her own experience. Aside from her daily work activities, she enjoys K-Pop and sports.
Puji Hastuti
Puji Hastuti
Puji Hastuti is the Head of the Creative Economy Division of the Jakarta Tourism and Creative Economy Office and the Acting Sub-Division Head of the East Jakarta Tourism and Creative Economy Office. She completed her undergraduate studies at STPDN Jatinangor in 1998 and continued her master's degree at Respati Indonesia University, graduating in 2007. She was previously the Head of Jakarta's Thousand Islands Tourism and Creative Economy Office in 2020-2022 and is currently pursuing her Ph.D. at IPDN.

GLOBAL SHORT AWARD JURY MEMBERS

Yow Chong Lee
Yow Chong Lee
Yow Chong Lee is a film lecturer at Universiti Malaysia Sarawak. Apart from teaching, researching, and making films, he curates and is currently the director of the longest-running short film festival in Malaysia, the Mini Film Festival. He wishes to contribute to building a vibrant and healthy film ecosystem in Malaysia Borneo by gelling all concerted efforts that bring audiences and filmmakers together through film festivals and film appreciation.
M Reza Fahriyansyah
M Reza Fahriyansyah
Reza is an Indonesian writer and director who graduated from the Indonesian Institute of the Arts, Yogyakarta. He consistently highlights social class issues and portrays real-life stories, most of which are his own experiences or observations in his short film. As a filmmaker, he believes that the film helps him learn the meaning of life. His short films have been selected and competed in various film festivals around the world, including Locarno, Clermont Ferrand, Tampere, and Shorts Shorts. Currently, he is developing his first feature film.
Asmara Abigail
Asmara Abigail
Asmara Abigail is an actress from Indonesia. She was chosen to participate in Berlinale Talents 2023 – Acting Studio. In the 2019 Macao International Film Festival and Awards, Asmara was one of the recipients of Variety Magazine Asian Stars: Up in December 2022. For her portrayal of "Zahara in Stone Turtle" directed by Woo Ming Jin, she won the Penjor Award for Southeast Asian Feature Best Actress at the Bali Makarya Film Festival 2022 with Benjamin Illos – Programmer at Cannes Quinzaine des Réalisateurs as one of the juries.

GLOBAL ANIMATION AWARD JURY MEMBERS

Alfeus Christie (Harousel)
Alfeus Christie (Harousel)
Alfeus Christie is a professional food illustrator and animator. He created Harousel Works as a result of his experience working in the game development industry as a 2D artist. Alfeus' art style is heavily inspired by the Japanese Manga and Anime culture and he tries to implement it to design numerous Indonesian foods.
Sabrina Rochelle Kalangie
Sabrina Rochelle Kalangie
Sabrina is a film director and writer based in Jakarta, Indonesia. Her background in visual art and design heavily influences how she approaches a story as a filmmaker and makes a distinction in her works. Her debut feature, "Terlalu Tampan," gave her a nomination for best aspiring directorial debut, Iqbal Rais award, in Piala Maya 2019. In 2022, Sabrina, alongside Titien Wattimena, won Piala Maya for Best Adapted Screenplay for their work on "Noktah Merah Perkawinan."
Chandra Endroputro
Chandra Endroputro
Chandra Endroputro was born in Jambi on March 12, 1965. He has had experience in the field of 3D animation and audiovisual production since 1965. He previously served as a production supervisor at SinemaArt and currently holds a position on the supervisory board of AINAKI. Some of his notable works include Ako & Laut, where he served as a producer and director, and he also worked as a producer and director for the film titled Rana Uko, an animated film produced in 2023.

SERIES OF THE YEAR AWARD JURY MEMBERS

Rahabi Mandra
Rahabi Mandra
Rahabi made his directorial and screenwriting debut in a 2014 film that received an official selection at the Osaka Film Festival in 2015 and was nominated for Best Directing and Best Screenplay at the Bandung Film Festival in 2015. His writing in "Night Bus" earned him the Best Adapted Screenplay award at the Indonesian Film Festival in 2017. His direction in "Kadet 1947" won him Best Director and Best Film at the JAFF 2021 for the Indonesian Screen Awards program. A notable achievement in Rahabi's career is his work on the phenomenal acrobatic motorcycle video featuring President Joko Widodo at the Opening of the Asian Games in 2018.
Ratih Kumala
Ratih Kumala
Ratih Kumala is a professional writer who began her career by writing short stories and novels. She has published seven fiction books and is actively involved in writing scripts for television series and films. She does not specialize in any specific genre; instead, she believes that every genre possesses unique strengths and challenges. Her latest novel is titled "Saga dari Samudra," and her newest series, "Gadis Kretek," is set to be released on Netflix, adapted from one of her novels.
Anggia Kharisma
Anggia Kharisma
Anggia is a key figure in the success of "Filosofi Kopi the Movie" and has also produced a significant portion of Visinema Pictures' film productions. She played an important role in the adaptation of "Keluarga Cemara" (2019), which was viewed by over 1.7 million Indonesian viewers. The film "Nanti Kita Cerita Tentang Hari Ini," which she produced, became the first Indonesian film in 2020 to surpass 2.2 million viewers. Anggia has also produced the feature-length animated films "NUSSA" (2021) and "Keluarga Cemara 2" (2022).

JAKARTA FILM FUND AWARD JURY MEMBERS

Yandy Laurens
Yandy Laurens
Yandy Laurens, a writer and director, gained public recognition through the web series titled "SORE: Istri dari Masa Depan," which was aired on YouTube in 2016. Following that, he wrote and directed other web series, including "Mengakhiri Cinta dalam 3 Episode" in 2018 and "Janji" in 2021. His first feature film as a director was "Keluarga Cemara," an adaptation of a series by Arswendo Atmowiloto in 2019. In 2020, he produced a short film, "Sepuluh Meter," inspired by the public's situation during the pandemic. In 2022, Yandy introduced another web series "Yang Hilang Dalam Cinta."
Lorna Tee
Lorna Tee
Lorna Tee is a film producer & curator, dividing her time between Asia & Europe. She’s producing with her Malaysian company Paperheart, and with Amsterdam-based company, An Original Picture, focusing on films made for an international audience. She is currently the curator of a film incubation lab in Asia, mylab and is the international acquisitions advisor for Barunson E&A (South Korea). In addition, she is working with various Asian film agencies to bring greater regional collaboration and cooperation.
Andhika Permata
Andhika Permata
Andhika Permata completed a master's program at the School of Government Affairs. He has also pursued informal education, including Tourism and Hospitality Management through the Cultural Partnership Initiative by the Korea Culture and Tourism Institute, Ministry of Tourism, Culture, and Sport of the Republic of Korea in Seoul, as well as the World Tourism Cities Federation in Beijing, China.

GLOBAL SHORT SELECTOR

Kim Young Woo
Kim Young Woo
Kim Young Woo is a festival programmer & curator. He joined the selection committee of the Busan International Film Festival as a programmer in charge of Asian cinema and worked until 2019. He worked for DMZ Docs as a programmer until 2021 and also has worked as a program advisor to IDFA, Locarno, and many other festivals around the world. He currently works as a programmer for the Seoul Independent Film Festival and Red Sea International Film Festival.
Naman Ramachandran
Naman Ramachandran
Naman Ramachandran is an international correspondent with Variety with South Asia, Southeast Asia, the U.K., and Ireland as territory specialties. Naman’s work as an author includes Rajinikanth: The Definitive Biography (Penguin) and Lights, Camera, Masala: Making Movies In Mumbai (IBH).
Yosep Anggi Noen
Yosep Anggi Noen
Yosep Anggi Noen, director and screenwriter, had a directorial debut with his feature film "Vakansi yang Janggal dan Penyakit Lainnya" (2012), which competed at the 2012 Locarno International Film Festival. Subsequently, he directed the feature films "Istirahatlah Kata-Kata" (2016) and "Hiruk-Pikuk si Al-Kisah" (2019), which received the Special Mention at the 2019 Locarno International Film Festival and received 10 nominations at the 2020 Indonesian Film Festival.