LA Indie Movie Meet Up with The Expert

ANGGA SASONGKO

Angga Sasongko is an Indonesian film director and the founder of Visinema Group, a studio and content development company. In 2014, Visinema’s debut production Cahaya Dari Timur: Beta Maluku, won The Citra Award for Best Picture in Festival Film Indonesia, the country’s most prestigious film award. His other films also gained recognition and appreciation both from Indonesian and international film industry, including Surat Dari Praha (2016), Indonesia’s official entry for the Academy Awards’ Best Foreign Language Film.

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Angga Sasongko adalah sutradara berkebangsaan Indonesia yang menjadi pencetus Visinema Group, sebuah perusahaan studio dan pengembangan konten. Pada tahun 2014, debut produksi Visinema, Cahaya Dari Timur: Beta Maluku, memenangkan Piala Citra sebagai Film Terbaik di Festival Film Indonesia, yang merupakan ajang penghargaan film paling bergengsi di Indonesia. Film-filmnya yang lain juga mendapat pengakuan dan apresiasi di dunia perfilman baik di dalam maupun luar negeri, termasuk Surat dari Praha (2016) yang merupakan perwakilan film Indonesia untuk Best Foreign Language Film (Film Bahasa Asing Terbaik) di Academy Award.

JASON ISKANDAR

 Jason Iskandar was born in Jakarta, 1991. He started making documentaries in the age of 17 with his debut titled Sarung Petarung, which won Best Film at the Think Act Change competition in 2007. Since then, he has been actively involved in filmmaking. His works include Territorial Pissings (2010), Seserahan (2014), Langit Masih Gemuruh (2015), Balik Jakarta (2016), and Elegi Melodi (2018). With the producer Florence Giovani, he established a production house called Studio Antelope, in which he is currently in charge as the CEO and Creative Director.

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Jason Iskandar lahir di Jakarta, 1991. Ia mulai membuat film di usia 17 tahun lewat film dokumenter Sarung Petarung yang memenangkan penghargaan Film Terbaik di kompetisi Think Act Change 2007. Sejak itu ia aktif membuat film-film, antara lain Territorial Pissings (2010), Seserahan (2014), Langit Masih Gemuruh (2015), Balik Jakarta (2016), dan Elegi Melodi (2018). Bersama produser Florence Giovani, ia merupakan pendiri perusahaan produksi Studio Antelope, dimana saat ini ia juga menjabat sebagai CEO dan Creative Director.

ARYA ARDHITA

Arya Ardhita, who has been into the world of digital marketing for eight years, started his career as a social media admin for several huge brands in Indonesia. The said alumnae of Faculty of Communication, Universitas Padjadjaran then decided to deepen his knowledge about digital marketing while working in detikcom and CNNIndonesia.com as the digital strategist coordinator. With the broad knowledge and experience in his hands, Arya is now currently occupied by the development of an online media named beritabaik.id whose content focuses on positive journalism. The world of digital media has also helped him finish his master study in Universitas Indonesia in 2013 by writing a thesis about the social media influence on the government stability in Indonesia.

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Arya Ardhita yeng telah delapan tahun berkecimpung di dalam dunia digital marketing memulai kariernya sebagai admin media sosial untuk beberapa brand besar di Indonesia. Lulusan Fakultas Komunikasi Universitas Padjadjaran ini kemudian memperdalam ilmu digital marketing-nya ketika bekerja di detikcom dan CNNIndonesia.com sebagai Digital Strategist Coordinator. Berbekal pengalaman serta ilmunya selama ini, Arya sekarang tengah disibukkan dengan pengembangan sebuah media daring baru yaitu beritabaik.id yang kontennya berfokus pada Positive Journalism. Dunia Digital Media juga mengantar Arya menyelesaikan Studi S2-nya di Universitas Indonesia pada tahun 2013 dengan menyusun tesis mengenai Pengaruh Sosial Media Terhadap Stabilitas Pemerintahan di Indonesia.