Archive for category Indonesia

Government opening up all areas of Indonesia’s film industry to foreign investment

By Coel Healy The Indonesian film industry has been earning more and more international attention in the past few years, with local titles such as “The Raid” gaining worldwide acclaim and 2015’s “The Look of Silence” being nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary. We’ve also been seeing more signs that international filmmakers are interested in […]

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Indonesia film industry So many films, such small audiences

Yuliasri Perdani, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Film producer Ody Mulya Hidayat had no reservations about paying Rp 1.5 billion (US$112,880) to buy the film rights to Bulan Terbelah di Langit Amerika (Split Moon in the American Sky), a novel written by Hanum Salsabiela Rais and her husband Rangga Almahendra. The film adaptation of the best-selling […]

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Talent scout for film, animation industry

by Shalina Roseni. KOTA KINABALU: The Holiday Film Camp program is an ideal avenue to unearth local and nurture young talents in the film and animation industry. Speaking at the program’s closing ceremony here yesterday, Resource Development and Information Technology (KPSKTM) Minister Datuk Siringan Gubat said: “It is our job to provide this platform and this […]

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