Ellen YD Kim
Ellen KIM is a producer and festival programmer. She was the programmer of BIFAN from 2001 to 2004 and is back as a chief programmer from 2016 to the present. Her art-house production Flying Tiger Pictures, founded in 2001, has produced four films, including Cry Woman by LIU Bingjian, Hanaan by Ruslan PAK, and Sewing Sisters by Hyukrae LEE and Jungyoung KIM.
Budi Irawanto
Irawanto is the president of the Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival (JAFF), Indonesia's leading Asian film festival. He has been a president of the jury and a jury at several international film festivals such as the Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale), DMZ International Documentary Film Festival, Busan International Short Film Festival, Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival, and Bangalore International Film Festival.
Salman Aristo
Salman Aristo is known to the public through his works, such as Laskar Pelangi (2008) and Garuda di Dadaku (2009). Through Athirah with Riri Riza, he received the Citra Cup in 2016. Salman Aristo wrote the book Kelas Skenario which was compiled based on the teaching curriculum in Kelas Skenario that has been running since 2009.


Wilza Lubis
Wilza Lubis has been working in the movie industry for two decades. In 2002, she founded Luma Productions. And In 2016, she founded Buddy Buddy Pictures with her partners. Some of her films include 27 Langkah Mei, which premiered at the 2018 Busan International Film Festival, and A World Without, which was released on Netflix (2021).
Hilmi Faiq
Hilmi Faiq is a film and lifestyle journalist, and now he is the editor of Budaya Kompas. He writes a collection of short stories, Pesan dari Negeri (2020) and Pemburu Anak (2021). He wrote a writing tips book, Cara Mengabadikan Tabungan Kenangan (2022). His book of poetry will be published soon.
Ernest Prakasa
Ernest Prakasa gained popularity since he was ranked third in the Stand Up Comedy Indonesia (SUCI) show in 2011. From the Stand Up Comedy stage, Ernest entered the film industry. Starting his career as an actor, he is now better known as a writer and director. He has produced 6 films as follows: Ngenest (2015), Cek Toko Sebelah (2016), Susah Sinyal (2017), Milly & Mammet: Ini Bukan Cinta dan Rangga (2018), Imperfect: Karir, Cinta dan Timbangan (2019), and Teka-Teki Tika (2021). . His latest film, Cek Toko Sebelah 2 will premiere at the end of 2022.


Suarina Chua
Suarina Chua is an entertainment professional with at least three decades of experience in the media and movie distribution industry. An experienced Media executive, Suarina is the Co-Founder & Co-CEO of CinemaWorld (est. 2012). Previously she was SVP - Sales, Marketing and Business Development at HBO Asia. Suarina is passionate about films and supporting local film communities. She believes filmmakers should get opportunities to hone their craft and tell their stories to the world.
Aditya Ahmad
Aditya Ahmad is a Makassar-born writer-director. Since 2013, Aditya has worked on film projects as a freelancer. His works include Sepatu Baru which was awarded special mention in 64th Berlin International Film Festival, Kado which won best short film at the 75th Venice International Film Festival. His latest short film (s)aya was in competition at Sundance Asia 2022.
Umay Shahab
Umay Shahab is an Indonesian actor, singer, director and producer. Umay began to be known when he starred in the opera soap called Eneng dan Kaos Kaki Ajaib. Umay has just started his feature film directorial debut in 2019 with a movie called Kukira Kau Rumah, a film that sold 2,2 million admission in Indonesia and get a muri record & best selling films in pandemic era. Not only that Umay Shahab also direct a series called Hari Ini Kenapa Naira and Cinta di Balik Awan which is also widely watched in Indonesia.


Nurfadli Mursiding
Lickpalik (Nurfadli Mursiding) is a comic artist from Parepare, South Sulawesi, Indonesia. His artwork and comics mostly inspired by the 90s cartoons era and everyday life experiences. Lickpalik is a co-Founder of Mindblowon Studio and creator of Indonesian webcomics TAHILALATS.
Kuntz Agus
Kuntz Agus (Agus Nugroho) is an Indonesian director who started his film career at the Documentary Community and Documentary Film Festival. His first short film, Marni, tells the story of a woman and the terror of a mysterious shooter. Apart from production, he is also working with his writing room experimentation lab, KULTS.


Lavesh Samtani
Lavesh Samtani is a producer and serves as COO of 13 Entertainment, a media and entertainment company that has several divisions: Licensing & Distribution, Network Channels, Content Development, Post-production and Production.
Upie Guava
Upie Guava is a director, cinematographer and editor who has worked in the film industry since 2002. He is best known for his music videos by top singers such as Rossa, Noah, and Ungu. Upie Guava became the first person in Indonesia to adapt XR Virtual Production technology and became the founder of DossGuava XR Studio.
Laila Nurazizah or Lele Laila is a female screenwriter, who was born on April 8, 1991. She started her career at the age of 21 by writing the screenplay for the film Sanubari Jakarta (2013), an omnibus film about LGBT people. KKN Di Desa Penari, one of the horror films she wrote, won 9.2 million viewers and became the highest-grossing film of all time. She is also active as a lecturer at the faculty of film and animation, Multimedia Nusantara University.


Mandy Marahimin
Mandy Marahimin sebelumnya adalah publisis, produser lini dan produser film. Kemudian ia mendirikan rumah produksinya pada tahun 2013, yang bernama Talamedia. Fim pendeknya, Laut Memanggilku, menang Best Short Film Asia (Sonje Award) dari Busan International Film Festival, dan Film Pendek Terbaik FFI 2021.
Andhika Permata
Andhika Permata menyelesaikan program master di Sekolah Tinggi Pemerintahan Dalam Negeri, beliau juga menempuh pendidikan informal seperti Tourism and Hospitality Management - Cultural Partnership Initiative Korea Culture and Tourism Institute, Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport of Republic of Korea di Seoul dan World Tourism Cities Federation di Beijing Tiongkok.
Ginanti Rona
Ginanti Rona memulai karirnya sebagai Asisten Sutradara pada tahun 2010. Ia bekerja dengan The Mo Brothers dan Gareth Evans di beberapa film. Film debutnya, Midnight Show, mendapat sejumlah nominasi di festival film pada 2016 lalu. Film horror yang terbaru, Kalian Pantas Mati dan Qorin, akan rilis di bioskop tahun ini.


Nauval Yazid
Nauval Yazid graduated from the National University of Singapore, prior to his career at the Jakarta International Film Festival in 2006, until becoming a festival co-director in 2010. He was a judge in the short film category at the 2014 and 2015 Indonesian Film Festivals, and the programme director of the XXI Short Film Festival 2013-2016. Since 2018 he has been the co-director of Europe on Screen festival.
Coffie (Coordination for Film Festival in Indonesia) is a network of film festival organizers in Indonesia. Coffie was initiated at a meeting on 21 January 2012 in Jakarta as an initiative among several film festival organizers to coordinate and exchange information in organizing film festivals to the fullest.