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JFW 2021 officially opens – Cinemags

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The DKI Jakarta Provincial Tourism and Creative Economy Office officially launched Jakarta Film Week, an international-scale film festival in Jakarta, which will take place on 18-21 November 2021.

Jakarta Film Week is held both online and offline. Offline festival activities will be held at CGV, Cinema XXI and Hotel Ashley, while exclusive online screenings will be shown
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Tickets can be accessed starting November 10 through the Counter.

The press conference agenda for the Jakarta Film Week was held online Friday (5/11) attended by Andhika Permata Head of the DKI Jakarta Tourism and Creative Economy Agency, Rina Damayanti as Festival Director, Shenina Cinnamon as Festival Ambassador, Ismail Basbeth as Judge, Lisa Siregar as Program Coordinator and Andhy Pulung as Board Festival at Jakarta Film Week.

The presence of Jakarta Film Week is expected to open up new opportunities and opportunities to work. It is also hoped that it can be part of strengthening the economy after the pandemic. Therefore, Disparekraf also provides support for this international scale festival.

“Jakarta Film Week can be a medium of appreciation and education that has a major contribution to the development of the film industry. This is the time for the capital to have a continuous film appreciation and education event,” said Andika Permata, as the Head of the DKI Jakarta Tourism and Creative Economy Agency.

In its implementation, Jakarta Film Week also has a festival ambassador, namely Shenina Cinnamon, who will invite film audiences, especially the younger generation, to know more about a film festival.

“As a festival ambassador, I want to invite all, especially the younger generation, to know more about what a film festival is. How does it work and what’s in it. For the general public, maybe they will be interested and participate in the film industry after attending. As for actors and filmmakers, this is an opportunity to bring films together with their audiences,” said Shenina.

Jakarta Film Week Program
Jakarta Film Week will open with the world premiere of the Indonesian film, Ranah 3 Warna, produced by MNC Pictures, directed by Guntur Soeharjanto. While Whether The Weather is Fine by Filipino director Carlo Francisco Manatad will be the closing film.

Previously, this Globe Studios film premiered at the 74th Locarno Film Festival and competed in The Script Development Fund, Asian Cinema Fund of the 2014 Busan International Film Festival.

Other film programs that will be present are the Global Feature which contains feature films, Global Short which contains screenings of short films, from Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, China, France, Japan, Myanmar, Italy, Canada, New Zealand, Hong Kong, and South Korea.

Selected feature films and short films will compete to win the Global Feature Award and the Global Short Award. There was also the Direction Award, a special competition for Indonesian films that were screened during the festival. In addition, industry players also have the opportunity to exhibit their works in exhibition and showcase rooms located in the main location of the festival.

Another program that focuses on funding is the Jakarta Film Fund. The Jakarta Film Week program team will select five short film story ideas that will receive funding for production support and mentoring from professional filmmakers, movielab directing, script writing and image editing. All finished films will be screened during the festival.

Other programs held during Jakarta Film Week include Masterclasses for professional film workers, Talks to discuss current issues in the film industry, and also Community as a forum for exchanging experiences and strengthening networks.

RIna Damayanti as director of the festival said, “As a large-scale film festival, Jakarta Film Week is a meeting room for filmmakers and films from various countries to foster and develop creative industry networks in order to build togetherness in adapting to new developments in the post-pandemic film world,” said RIna Damayanti. Rina.

Jakarta Film Week is expected to be a forum for Indonesian film industry players, especially in Jakarta, to develop both in terms of discourse, skills and network development. In addition, it can be a trigger for the film industry in other regions to develop further so that it can improve the quality of the film industry in Indonesia as a whole.

All programs and information related to Jakarta Film Week can be accessed on the page. (cinemas)

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