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Edwin

Edwin (born 1980, Surabaya, Indonesia)
He majored in Graphic Design at the University of Kristen Petra in Surabaya. Then he moved to Jakarta to study Film at Jakarta Institute of Art and began making short films, but dropped out in 2005. He has been invited to participate in both the Berlinale Talent Campus, organized by the Berlin FF, and the Asian Film Academy, organized by the Pusan FF in South Korea; his instructors at these events included Wim Wenders, Walter Salles, Christopher Doyle, Lee Chang-Dong and Hou Hsiao-Hsien. His short films were invited to numerous festivals, including Rotterdam and Vancouver, and in 2005 his film Kara, Daughter of a Tree became the first Indonesian short ever invited to the Directors’ Fortnight in Cannes. He has also made music videos. His latest short films are Trip to the Wound (invited to Rotterdam and screened in competition in Clermont-Ferrand) and Hulahoop Soundings (commissioned by Rotterdam for its ‘Meet the Maestro’ project and created as a tribute to the Coen Brothers). As one of the initiator of ‘9808’: Anthology of 10 Years Indonesia Reform, a short film compilation. Blind Pig Who Wants to Fly is his debut feature film.

Filmography
A Very Slow Breakfast (2002), Dajang Soembi: The Woman who Is Married to a Dog Dajang (2004), Kara, Daughter of a Tree (2005), A Very Boring Conversation (2006), Songs from Our Sunny Homeland (2006), Trip to the Wound (2007), Hulahoop Soundings (2008), 9808: Anthology of 10 Years Indonesia Reform (2008), Blind Pig Who Wants to Fly (2008).

 

 

 

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