Ade joined In-Docs since 2021 as Finance Officer. Graduated from Business Administration major, Ade has more than 7 years of experience working in finance in various nonp-rofit organisations, and has been involved in several projects with national and international donors.
Ade’s interest goes beyond mundane administrative tasks. She is eager to explore about social and cultural issues through documentary films, and hopes to contribute in strengthening film communities across Asia through her experience working at In-Docs.
Obe joined In-Docs in 2018. Starting his post as Programme Officer, he was mainly involved in Docs By The Sea and School of Seeing to manage the participants and coordinated all technical stuff. In the beginning of 2021, he was appointed as Programme Manager, in charge of managing Good Pitch and workshops for Indonesian filmmakers.
Graduated in Engineering Physics, Obe finds joy in curating, programming, and managing various film festivals, as well as getting involved in film communities. His passion in film grew when he joined the college cineclub, Liga Film Mahasiswa, in his campus, Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), where he has been involved in various film festivals.
As Office Specialist, Dwi manages In-Docs’ operational tasks and day-to-day activities. Prior to her current appointment, she supported In-Docs administrative team during the period of 2013-2015. She loved the energy brought by the In-Docs’ participants and meeting new people, so she rejoined the organisation in 2019.
Dwi has a solid 8-year experience in operational cash services with Citibank before spending six years as a Financial Manager for Salto Films, a production house that produced blockbuster films like Garuda di Dadaku and award-winning arthouse cinemas like Pasir Berbisik and The Photograph. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Universitas Bhayangkara.
Dwitri spent six years in academia thinking she was going to pursue a career as a behavioural economist to research on poverty reduction, but she realised her calling is in the arts.
She ended up working in film festivals in Amsterdam in 2018-2019 (CinemAsia Film Festival, World Cinema Amsterdam), managed an arts center in Jakarta (Salihara), and directed a communication consulting business for non-profit organisations (Communication for Change).
Through In-Docs, she dreams about a world where documentary films are useful to shape the narrative about important issues.
Evi is an Indonesian filmmaker whose vision is to educate, spark important conversations, and enact change. Evi started producing short films in Brisbane, Australia during her studies in Queensland University of Technology for BFA Film and TV, where she had then worked multiple roles across film departments.
Through the short films that she produced, she explored sociocultural issues like underaged marriage in Indonesia and the identity of Chinese-Indonesians. Evi joined In-Docs as a Programme Officer in hopes of bridging more stories from Southeast Asia to unlock their fullest potential and resonate with a global audience. She is currently handling Docs By The Sea Accelerator 2021: Digital Edition.
Gugi’s professional interest centres in art projects with societal impacts.
Over the years, Gugi has been actively involved in social, arts, and culture management in various different countries. He graduated with Master’s degree in Global Studies from Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg, Germany, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO Buenos Aires, Argentina, and University of Chulalongkorn, Thailand. He splits his residence between Berlin and Jakarta.
Hasta used to work with social entrepreneurs and the grassroots communities, addressing mental health, community development, as well as gender equality issues. Though she was never involved in the film ecosystem, Hasta is willing to learn from filmmakers.
By joining In-Docs in 2021, Hasta strives to support filmmakers in driving change and creating more impacts in the society through their films. She is currently working on Good Pitch and School of Seeing.
Mia has performed various roles in In-Docs for more than 7 years. She started as a Programme Assistant organising In-Docs’ early workshops for high school students. Among those participants now have become prominent directors and producers in Indonesia. She was also in charge of In-Docs’ film library and database as well as Kickstart! Documentary workshop in Padang and Kupang.
Mia graduated from University of Indonesia with a Bachelor’s degree in communications. Mia loves the teamwork in In-Docs, which still remains strong despite many changes that have occurred in the organisation. She also enjoys the opportunity to grow and learn many new things along the way.
Tika joined In-Docs in 2021 as a Programme Officer, and now working on advancing the program of Vitamin. She hopes that her combined experience in digital media production and community organising can help champion more underrepresented voices through documentaries.
Tika’s experience in visual media includes co-producing short documentary Ante Mortem (2015) as well as co-writing FFI-nominated animated shorts Mudik (2017), Tanah (2020), and Rendang of Death (2020). Off-work, Tika volunteers her time as a community organiser for Perkumpulan Lintas Feminis Jakarta.
As current Programme Director of Docs By The Sea, Varadila is responsible for fundraising, designing the program, developing partnerships, and overseeing its implementation.
Before joining In-Docs in 2014, Vara had years of experience in festival programming and film festival management. She was a film programmer for Minikino, Jakarta International Film Festival, XXI Short Film Festival, and Erasmus Huis International Documentary Festival.
Her passion is to connect Southeast Asian documentaries with the international industry and multi-sector stakeholders in the region and beyond. She is a graduate of the University of Indonesia and SOAS University of London.
Yuda joined In-Docs in 2021 as Programme Manager of Vitamin. He seeks to reimagine how documentary films are shared and enjoyed in the classrooms across Indonesia.
Yuda’s skills in filmmaking are juxtaposed on the intersection of artistic, journalism, and commercial films. After studying fine arts in Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), Yuda embarked on a curatorial project translating Indonesian literature into a visual form, and later delved into a marketing venture. His interest in documentary films grew as he joined VICE Indonesia as a video producer. His past experiences also include producing videos and documentaries for various channels within Southeast Asia.
Zakiah (Kiki) co-founded a short film organisation Minikino, which propelled her experience in film exhibition, production, and film archiving. Before rejoining In-Docs in 2018, she laid the foundations of a film preservation facility Indonesian Film Center in 2014. She then co-supervised the restoration of Tjoet Nja’ Dhien (1988) in 2017.
Off duty, Kiki volunteers her time for Setiap Hari 1965, a collective keeping the stories around 1965 Indonesia a living and ongoing memorial.