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ReelOzInd! 2019


Andrew Mason

Andrew Mason is a producer with more than 30 years of industry experience in film and television production. He produced New Line’s kafkaesque thriller Dark City in 1998, directed by Alex Proyas. Between 1998 and 2003 he served as producer or executive producer for films including the Waschowski brothers’ The Matrix and its sequels, Matrix Reloaded and Matrix Revolutions.

More recently, under the banner Hopscotch Pictures, he has produced Adoration (2013); I, Frankenstein, Saving Mr Banks and The Water Diviner starring Russell Crowe. He has also served in a number of official roles including Deputy Chair on the board of the Screen NSW, the board of the Sydney Film Festival, and the Council of Australian Film Television & Radio School.

Cika Prihadi

Fransiska Prihadi is Program Director of MINIKINO Film Week (MFW) Bali International Short Film Festival. She’s also an architect, out-of-school education entrepreneur. She pursued short film appreciation since 2007 while maintaining her network in the world of architecture, philanthropy and film production. Fransiska is a member of SEA Shorts, Malaysia 2017 and 2018 selection committee.

Najwa Shihab

Najwa Shihab is a multi-award winning journalist and anchor of the nightly current affairs show mata najwa (Trans7). Najwa regularly interviews the country’s political, social and cultural leaders. Najwa’s YouTube channel has over 2.4 million subscribers and after launching in 2017 she received the YouTube Silver Button for receiving 100k subscriptions in just three months.

A graduate of the UI Law School, in 2009 Najwa received an Australian Leadership Award and completed her LLM at Melbourne University. Najwa is the Indonesian Reading Ambassador 2016-2020.

Nick Baker

Nick Baker is a member of the ReelOzInd! Advisory Group and a judge for ReelOzInd! 2019.

Nick has written, directed and produced a number of short films over the past decade. After a few years of living abroad, he reconnected with primary school friend Tristan Klein to form Seek and Hide Productions in Sydney. Together they have achieved considerable success at film festivals internationally. They have won Tropfest New York and placed runner-up twice at Tropfest Australia. Their short film The Wall, narrated by David Wenham, was nominated for an AACTA Award, Australia’s highest film accolade.

Novi Kurnia

Novi Kurnia is a lecturer and researcher at the Department of Communication Science, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences at Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. She is also a researcher at Pemantau Regulasi dan Regulator Media (PR2Media, Media Regulation and Regulator Research Centre), Yogyakarta. Kurnia finished her PhD study at Flinders University, South Australia, in 2014. Her thesis about women film directors and their films in post-New Order Indonesia. She also completed her master program at Flinders University in 2007 by writing a thesis about the discourse of polygamy in Indonesian cinema.

Kurnia is also the founder and chair-person of IF!fest (Indonesian Film Festival) held in Adelaide in 2006, 2008 & 2009. She has organised and served as a jury member for several film festivals in her hometown, Yogyakarta. Her main interest is film, media, gender and cultural studies. Her works published in national and international journals and books.

Paul O’Brien

Paul O’Brien is a South African-Australian actor best known for roles on Home & Away, Neighbours, Underbelly and feature films Christmas Down Under and A Summer to Remember. He won the Logie Award for Most Popular New Male Talent in 2006.

In 2018, O’Brien played the lead role in Message Man, a production filmed throughout Indonesia. Through Paul O’Brien Acting, he also offers acting coaching classes from his Melbourne-based studio.

Suzy Hutomo

Suzy Hutomo is the co-owner and chairperson of The Body Shop Indonesia. She has served as a climate presenter with Al Gore’s The Climate Reality Project since 2011 and is also the founder of Sustainable Suzy, a lifestyle channel that can be found here.

Suzy also is a member of the Supervisory Board of KEHATI – the Indonesia Biodiversity Foundation, the Board of Greenpeace Southeast Asia and the Board of the Kopernik Foundation.

Festival Dates

6 October: Indonesian Premiere, FSRD Building, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Bandung

6 October: Australian Premiere, Treasury Theatre, Melbourne

12 October: Saturday Movie Day, SMK N 3 Jember, East Java

19 October: Bonua Picture, KNPI Building, Banggai Kepulauan, Central Sulawesi, 8.30pm

20 October: Australia Indonesia Association (ACT) + AIYEP ‘Palu School Fundraiser’, The Social Club, Kingston, ACT, 2.30pm

22 October: Indonesian Studies & Languages Association (ISLA), Sidney Myer Asia Centre, Rm G03, University of Melbourne, 12pm

23 October: Center for Human Rights, Auditorium, University of Surabaya, 8am-5pm

26 October: Youth Pledge Day, Celebes International School @Rumata Arts Space, Makassar, 12h00

30 October: Universitas Brawijaya, CGV Kediri Mall, 17h00

31 October: Lyneham High School, ACT

1 November: Office of International Affairs + Department of English, Aula A3, Universitas Negeri Malang

2 November: Rahayu Boxing Camp, Bumi Manusia Coffee, Jl. Pinus Raya Barat no.8 Pondok Hijau, Bandung

7 November: Movie Production UPH, Multifunction Room, Building B, Universitas Pelita Harapan, 5pm

11 November: SBM-ITB School of Business Management, STK Low Center for Executive Education, Graha Irama (Indorama), 12th Floor, Jl. HR Rasuna Said Kav. 1-2, Jakarta, 1pm

11 November: SSEAC, Old Geology Theatre, University of Sydney, 5.30pm

16 November: AIYA Jawa Barat + FIKOM UNPAD, Pagelaran Film Padjadjaran (PAFPA), Aula Moestopo, Gedung 4 Fikom Unpad, Jatinangor, 1:30pm

18 November: Petra Little Theatre (PLT) (Building B, 2nd floor), Universitas Kristen Petra (UKP), Surabaya, 4pm

20 November: University of Western Australia (UWA) + AIYA WA, UWA Bayliss Lecture Theatre, 5:30pm

20-21 November: Indonesia Council Open Conference (ICOC), ANU, Canberra

22 November: AIYA Jakarta, Australia Awards Indonesia Office, Wira Usaha Building, JL.H.R Rasuna Said Kav. C-5, 7th Floor, Kuningan, Jakarta Selatan, 6:30pm

25 November: Program Studi Ilmu Komunikasi Universitas Ahmad Dahlan (UAD), Kampus 4 Ruang Mini Teater Ilmu Komunikasi, Yogyakarta, 7:00-11:00

26 November: Popsicle Cinema Club, Lecture Hall, Universitas Multimedia Nusantara, Tangerang

27 November: AIYA Yogyakarta +  FIB UGM, Gedung Margono, Ruang Multimedia, Faculty of Cultural Science (FIB),  6pm

30 November: Corethics, Pachamama House, 21 Gordon Avenue, Hamilton East, NSW, 5pm

5 December: Minikino+MASH, Art House Cinema MASH Denpasar, Jalan Pulau Madura 3, Denpasar

11 December: Kinotika+Rumata, Rumata Artspace, Makassar, 7pm

13 December: Department of Visual Communication Design,
Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember, Science Techno Park Building, Pusat Unggulan Industri Kreatif, ITS, 7pm

16 December: School of Languages and Cultures, 24 (Social Sciences), Rm. S304, University of Queensland, 3pm

22 December: KDM (Klub DIY Menonton), Sleman Creative Space, Yogyakarta

Festival trailers


Jim Schiller Prize for Best Collaboration between Australian and Indonesian Filmmakers / Best Documentary
Posko Palu
Tim Barretto (Director), Dery Prananda (Assistant Director), Melanie Filler (Producer)

Best Fiction
My Name is Mohamed and Raghad, We Don’t Exist Here Anymore
Ali Mousawi (Director), Jessica Phoebe Hanna, Wesam Mojahed (Writers), Mohamed Kamel (Producer)

Best Young Filmmaker
Jahvis Loveday, Joy Ben Hur (Directors/Writers/Producers)

Best Film / Best Animation
A Daughter’s Memory
Kartika Pratiwi (Director/Producer)

Special Mentions – Fiction
Peter Blackburn (Director), Angus Cameron (Writer), Ben Blennerhassett, Peter Blackburn, Angus Cameron (Producers)

Wisnu Dewa Broto (Director), Albertus Prahasta Wibowo (Writer), Sintia Lolita Jesika, Angelia Leanartha (Producers)

Special Mentions – Documentary
Perabuan/On Ashes
Fransiscus Magastowo (Director/Producer)

Sarinah Masukor (Executive Producer, Diversity Arts Australia

Special Mention – Young Filmmaker
Jonggi Muhammad K (Director/Producer), Albarra (Writer)

Special Mentions – Animation
Hayley Warnock (Director/Writer)

Bad Hair Day
Dionisius Miki Pratama (Director/Writer/Producer)

People’s Choice Award
Jonggi Muhammad K (Director/Producer), Albarra (Writer)

Photo gallery

ReelOzInd! 2019 premieres in Bandung and Melbourne