Yulia Evina Bhara is the founder of KawanKawan Media, a production company based in Jakarta. She produces films after seven years of self-taught experience of producing theatres with history and humanity themes.
In 2016, she produced the short film On the Origin of Fear directed by Bayu Prihantoro Filemon which had its world premiere in Orizzonti section of Venice International Film Festival and competed in Toronto International Film Festival.
Her feature film debut is Istirahatlah Kata-Kata (Solo, Solitude) directed by Yosep Anggi Noen, which was premiered in the Concorso Cineasti del presente competition in the Locarno Festival 2016 and won Golden Hanoman Award at Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival 2016.
She is currently producing two feature film projects: The Science of Fictions directed by Yosep Anggi Noen and Autobiography directed by Makbul Mubarak. Autobiography was selected to FeatureLab-TorinoFilmLab 2017.