IDN Media Launched IDN Pictures, After Acquiring Demi Istri Production
Amelia Rosary Dewi | 12 May 2020
To support the Indonesian film industry, IDN Media has acquired an independent film company, Demi Istri Production, on 12 May 2020. Demi Istri Production was founded in 2013 by Director Fajar Nugros and Producer Susanti Dewi. After the acquisition, Fajar Nugros and Susanti Dewi will join IDN Media to lead IDN Pictures.
Fajar Nugros and Susanti Dewi have been in the Indonesian film industry for a long time, producing and directing multiple films, including Cinta Brontosaurus (2013), Yowis Ben (2018 & 2019), Moammar Emka’s Jakarta Undercover (2017), and Terbang Menembus Langit (2018).
By launching IDN Pictures, IDN Media is committed to continuing its vision to democratize information and become a one-stop content platform for Millennials and Gen Z in Indonesia.
A film is not only a work of art, but also an impactful medium to inspire millions of Millennials and Gen Z in Indonesia. IDN Media hopes that through the films that IDN Pictures produces, it can give new colors to the Indonesian film industry and bring positive impacts to the society.
Winston Utomo, Founder & CEO, IDN Media - “Today we proudly announce the launch of IDN Pictures that marks the new beginning of IDN Media’s journey in the film industry. Through IDN Pictures, we want to continue our commitment to our vision: to democratize information and to become a one-stop content platform for Millennials and Gen Z. I am very excited to work together with Fajar Nugros and Susanti Dewi. I am confident and optimistic that under the leadership of Fajar and Susanti, IDN Pictures can become the leading film company in Indonesia that will bring positive impacts and inspiration to the society.”
Fajar Nugros & Susanti Dewi, Head of IDN Pictures - “We are very delighted to join IDN Media and build IDN Pictures together with Winston, William, and the whole IDN Media team. We believe in the vision of IDN Pictures and we are optimistic that through IDN Pictures, we can create many impactful films for Millennials and Gen Z in Indonesia. We already have several films in the pipeline and we are very much looking forward to releasing these films in the near future.”