Angga Dwimas Sasongko

Indonesian film director.

Angga Dwimas Sasongko (born 11 January 1985 in Jakarta) is an Indonesian film director. He studied at University of Indonesia with a major in political science. His career began when he was 19 years old. In 2008, he founded Visinema Pictures, an award-winning film production Company based in Jakarta, Indonesia.

He had created dozens of TV commercial videos, hundreds of Music Videos, one feature documentary and five feature films. His second film, Hari Untuk Amanda (2010) was nominated in Citra Award 2010 for 8 categories including Best director, Best actor (Oka Antara), Best Actress (Fanny Fabriana) and Best Picture.

With his film Cahaya Dari Timur: Beta Maluku (We Are Moluccans), he became the youngest ever producer to win a Citra Award for Best Picture in Festival film Indonesia, the country's most prestigious film award.

His other films also gained recognition and appreciation both from the Indonesian and international film industry, including Surat Dari Praha (Letters from Prague) (2016), Indonesia's official entry for the Academy Awards' Best Foreign Language film. His other films are Hari Untuk Amanda (2009), Filosofi Kopi (2015), Bukaan 8 (2017) and Filosofi Kopi 2: Ben & Jodi (2017).

He is one of Indonesia's most respected film directors and the first in the country to collaborate with Fox International production for Wiro Sableng (212 Warrior) (2018).

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