Sigit Pradityo started making short film when he just graduated from high school. His first short film was made, with some friends, during a time of riots in Indonesia, the film itself are about the life of private detective. Using a camcorder and a limited equipment, Sigit started his way to become a director.
In 2002, he made 30 minutes short movie “Kotak” (Box). Shortly afterwards Sigit make a film documentary about treasure hunter in Indonesia but never been release. Along with filmmaking in progress, Sigit made a graphic novel "Satrio Piningit "(Hidden Knight) based on the story in the documenter.
Sigit studied filmmaking by attending some filmmaking workshops and by being active in the film community.
Sigit also made several music video for known indie bands in Indonesia, notably Zeke Khaseli 's solo project. Sigit also lectures some film workshops several times title "How to make low budget films".
Sigit previous short film are Kotak (2002), Kultus (2010), Robot Ngisup,Clown,The Holy Woman (2011). Kurung Manuk (2016) is his first feature length film. His first feature Kurung Manuk win best experimental feature, best first feature, best underground feature, best foreign language and winner of jury award in Los Angeles Underground Film Forum 2016.
Official Selection
Kurung Manuk (Bird Cage)
Indie Wise Film Festival
MIAMI
2017
Semi Finalist
Kurung Manuk (Bird Cage)
Zed Film Festival
Los Angeles
2016
Official Selection
Kurung Manuk (Bird Cage)
Hong Kong Art House Film Festival
Hong Kong
2016
Official Selection
Kurung Manuk (Bird Cage)
Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival
Deli
2016
Winner of Jury Award, Best Experimental feature, best Underground Feature, Best Foreign feature, Best First Feature
Kurung Manuk (Bird Cage)
Los Angeles Underground Film Forum
Los Angeles
2016
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