Festival Founder & Executive Director
Deborah established the festival in 2007 to support educational programs, community events & the local film industry. As Director of Bali Film Center, Business Member of Location Managers Guild International and Founding Member of Asian Film Commissions Network, she actively promotes Indonesia as a film location & event destination.
Executive Secretary & Treasurer
Sundari is responsible for overseeing the day to day Festival operations and organization of its related programs throughout the year. She effectively handles the charity programs and is the government liaison
Inneke assists with the festival's overall development and is passionate about the Educational & Cultural Programs. Inneke is experienced in handling international productions filming in Indonesia
Dr. Lawrence Blair
Anthropologist, author and award winning filmmaker whose projects include; "Myths, Magic and Monsters", "Bali, Island of the Dogs" and "Ring of Fire", which won two Emmy Awards. Lawrence has served as jury member on many festivals worldwide.
Dean Allan Tolhurst
Award winning director, producer, editor and composer with over 30 years experience in the film and television industry in Australia, Asia, Europe and the USA. As a professional, Dean ensures all technical aspects of the festival are handled to international standards
Creative, Submissions & Programming
A jack of many trades, started as creative asset, added the submissions management to his plate and now for the first time taking on the programming.
Richard James Halstead
Richard is a professional screenwriter and member of the Bali film makers collective. Being well connected to the Indonesian film communities, he assists with acquiring and processing the Indonesian submissions..
Gayuh JG Asmara