Private Project

The Making of a Director in the Making

Michelle, a first-time director, is set to direct a short film about her family. However, her directing skills are put to test as her lack of familial insights surfaced.

  • Michelle Tjioe
    Director
  • Michelle Tjioe
    Producer
  • Devina Gracia
    Producer
  • Skolastika Lupitawina
    Producer
  • Michelle Tjioe
    Key Cast
  • Devina Gracia
    Cinematographer
  • Skolastika Lupitawina
    Editor
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    The Making of a Director in the Making
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    8 minutes 48 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 23, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    10 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Indonesia
  • Country of Filming:
    Indonesia
  • Language:
    Indonesian
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes
Director Biography - Michelle Tjioe

Michelle's natural wit and sarcasm once made her high school blog a huge hit. She then landed an opportunity to write some episodes for a web comedy series.
Michelle used to be in the art department of filmmaking, but she currently indulges in writing.

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Director Statement

The film begins with us wanting to film our research for our upcoming final project. I didn't realize how detached I am with my family until halfway into the making of it. This raw short documentary depicts how a lack of communication between family members can cut two ways.