Hanung Bramantyo was born in Yogyakarta, 1 October 1975. He studied film in Film Department, Jakarta Arts Institute, and then applied his knowledge particularly in directing. His carrier started in 2000 through a film titled Topeng Kekasih. In Festival Film Indonesia 2005, he was awarded the Best Director for his film Brownies. He received the same award once again in 2007 for Get Married.