Every year Minikino Film Week works together on shared goals with other respectable programmers and short film festivals within Indonesia and around the world. The aim of the collaboration is to establish a platform for international short film in Indonesia for both Indonesian and international artists.

Minikino Film Week wish to break boundaries and at the same time presenting a wider cultural diversity of expressions through various forms of short film artistry, this is to inspire the artistic and cultural environments in Indonesia and to stimulate the audience’s consciousness of the world around.



Indonesia Raja is an annual short film program exchange between cities and cultural spheres within Indonesia region. Over the past 6 years, Indonesia Raja movement refined by making yearly review and adjustments that were continuously made. We publish a public report annually to become research material to devise strategies the following year.

In this 6th edition, Minikino as the facilitator team decided to turn its attention altogether from the quantity of programmers, and shifted its focus to a smaller number yet to strengthen the quality of the programmer and their program.

Minikino thanks the programmers who have been involved in contributing their time, energy and thoughts to this national network.

Please enjoy the Indonesia Raja 2020 program.


BEGADANG FILMMAKING COMPETITION is a National competition. All its participants are the holders of Indonesian KTP or Passport. The Competition challenge participants to produce a short fiction film project within 34 hours. Furthermore, they are required to respond to some cinematic elements to be used in production. Here are the result.


The S-Express Short Film Program Exchange was initiated in 2002 by Yuni Hadi (Singapore), Amir Muhammad (Malaysia) and Chalida Uabumrungjit (Thailand). It is an annual event in the form of short film exchange programs conducted on a regional scale.

Minikino joined S-Express networking in 2003, opening the doors of Indonesia’s short program distribution to neighboring countries in the Southeast Asia region. Having been a regular part of the Minikino Monthly Screening and Discussion for several years, in 2015 the S-Express screening become part of the annual film festival, Minikino Film Week.

Until now, S-Express is still the only channel for the exchange of short film programs that connects these countries in Southeast Asia. For each country involved, the annual S-Express projects have different meanings, and is furthermore an important part of the history of the short films development in Southeast Asia.

This year is the 18th year since S-Express was first initiated and still the most important movement for the production of short films in Southeast Asia, with an astounding network to be noted.


Image Forum established itself in its current form in February 1977. However, its original activity of screening and distributing experimental/ independent/ alternative films and videos started a few years earlier, in 1971, under the name “Underground Film Center”. Image Forum is a non-profit organization and doesn’t receive any grants from national or local governments. The running cost is solely covered by admissions to the cinematheque programs and festivals, rental fee of the collected films and videos, and tuition for the film-making and video-making school.

The Image Forum Festival was first held in 1987 and tours over seven cities, including Tokyo, Yokohama, Kyoto, Fukuoka and Nagoya every year. The festival introduces innovative new works from Japan as well as other countries. It is Japan’s largest art film festival, and the largest dedicated to the screening of new experimental films, both in Japan and around the world.


Today, the Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival is the world’s largest film festival dedicated to short films. In term of audience and professional presence, it is the second largest film festival in France after Cannes.
The festival is at the heart of many activities and missions conducted all year long by the collective Sauve qui peut le court métrage. The association employs 18 permanents, all based in Auvergne, where a whole dynamic around cinema has been created.

The 2017 edition recorded more than 160,000 entries and welcomed more than 3,500 professionals.


Show Me Shorts is Aotearoa New Zealand’s leading international short film festival. This is a competitive Academy Awards-accredited festival that screens in cinemas nationwide each October. Our mission is to connect New Zealand audiences with short films and share New Zealand short films with the world. We celebrate the short film art form and champion short film makers! – Gina Dellabarca, MNZM