BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Festival Executive Director
(b. 1980) Made Birus is a short film activist, writer, producer and director. He involved in various short film projects, also involved as a tutor in various workshops focusing on short film and film in general. He’s been volunteering and working with Minikino since 2003.
(b. 1970) Edo is an artist with diverse background, including musician/percusionist, sound engineer, visual artist and designer with more than 20 years of experience. He grew up in Bali, where music and art has always been an integral part of the family circle. He’s been volunteering and working with Minikino since 2003.
(b.1979) Fransiska Prihadi is an architect, recently in 2019 opened an art-house cinema & mixed dorms for public and artists in Denpasar. She is program director of Minikino and Minikino Film Week: Bali International Short Film Festival since 2015, jury for the Australia-Indonesia Centre ReelOzInd! Short Film competition 2017-2019, SEA Shorts Malaysia 2017-2018 selection committee, jury for int’l section competition of 22nd Thai Short Film & Video (2018), jury for East Asian Experimental Film Competition 33rd Image Forum Festival, Tokyo (2019). She is currently studying Master of Tourism Studies at Udayana University with research thesis focusing on short film festival.
Advisory Board closely monitors and giving advice during the festival’s preparations. Advises offered to the board of directors and management of the festival on almost everything regarding the management of the festival. Minikino highly respecting the board opinions, yet advisory board does not have authority to vote on festival matters, thus not responsible for any decision made by the festival.
Ursula tumiwa is a film producer. Her production company Rumah Pohon Indonesia was initiated in 2009. She produce various documentaries, short and feature films in Indonesia.
Syafiudin Vifick is a professional visual storyteller using photography as medium. He is interested in humanity, social – cultural, environmental, anthropological and contemporary issues. His work was published in several media, such as Sriwijaya Air Magz, National Geographic Traveler Indonesia, Epicure Magazine, senidiharilibur.com and various other media. He initiated ‘Semut ireng’ photography community focusing on pinhole photography. Recently he also initiated #SayaBercerita photography program, a movement to tell stories through photography.
John was born in Makassar and worked for the Berlin Film Festival and QCinema Film Festival in Manila. He is also a freelance producer and also provides training for filmmaking and film critic. He received an award as The Change-makers by the Ashoka Foundation from the United States for his consistency in fighting for LGBT rights through film media.