Indira Iman is an Indonesian film director and writer based in Medan and Jakarta, Indonesia. She earned her bachelor's degree at Jakarta Institute of Arts' Faculty of Film and Television, and is an alumna of Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFAN) Fantastic Film School.
Most recently, her student short horror 'Rong' won Air Canada Best Short Film Award at the 24th Toronto Reel Asian, Best Fantastic Women Short at the 11th Cinefantasy film festival Sao Paulo, and is an official selection of the Sundance Film Festival: Asia. It has been screened in some of the world's top genre film festivals.
Her works has continually explore the socio-political issues in Indonesian society, with genre films as her vehicle and often with Indonesian traditional cultures and beliefs adding fantastic elements to them.
Official Selection
RONG
Sundance Film Festival: Asia 2021
Jakarta
2021
Best Fantastic Women Short Film
RONG
Cinefantasy Festival
Sao Paulo
2021
Official Selection
RONG
Jakarta Independent Film Festival
Jakarta
2021
Official Selection
RONG
Minikino Film Week - Bali International Short Film Festival
Denpasar
2021
Official Selection
RONG
Horrible Imaginings Film Festival
Santa Ana, California
2021
Official Selection
RONG
Fantaspoa International Fantastic Film festival
Porto Alegre
2021
Official Selection
RONG
Festival Même Pas Peur
Reunion
2021
Official Selection
RONG
Fixion Fest
Santiago
2021
Official Selection
RONG
Final Girls Berlin Film Festival
Berlin
2021
Air Canada Best Short Film or Video Award
RONG
Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival
Toronto
2020
Secció Globus
RONG
Molins Horror Film Festival
Molins de Rei
2020
Official Selection
RONG
Morbido Fest
Mexico City
2020
Official Selection
RONG
Indonesian Film Festival Australia
Melbourne
2020
Official Selection
Divine Intervention
Sewon Screening
Yogyakarta
2019
Official Selection
Divine Intervention
Psychology Film Festival Universitas Airlangga
Surabaya
2019
Official Selection
Divine Intervention
Brawijaya Movie Festival
Malang
2019
Official Selection
Divine Intervention
Universitas Indonesia Film Festival
Depok
2019
Official Selection
A Choreography of Violence
HIMAFISI Film Festival
Jember
2018
Official Selection
A Choreography of Violence
Brawijaya Movie Exhibition
Malang
2018
Nomine Makara Emas
A Choreography of Violence
Universitas Indonesia Film Festival
Depok
2018
Official Selection
A Choreography of Violence
Imajitari International Dance Film Festival
Jakarta
2018
College
Faculty of Film and Television Jakarta Institute of Arts
Directing
2017Present
Current City
Jakarta
Gender
Female