Andrianus ‘Oetjoe’ Merdhi

Born in 1977 in Jakarta, Indonesia

Lives  and works in Sorong, West Papua


2017 5 ISLANDS & 5 VILLAGES’s scholarship project. Organized by Goethe Institut Indonesia and University of Fine Arts Hamburg (mentored by Professor Pepe Danquart  and Bernd Schoch). Screening at Arkipel 2017 and FFD 16, Indonesia

2017 Assistant director in OH BROTHER OCTOPUS. Selected to Berlinale Short 2017 and winner of German Film Award 2017

2016 Screenwriter’s residency at AsiaDoc mentored by Arne Birkenstock organized by DOCMONDE in Phnom PenhCambodia

2014  Director in TRANSIT, Screening at Brunnenpassage, produced by This Human World, Vienna, Austria

2012 Co-director in INDONESIA LABORERS IN DUBAI, Screening at South East Asia Studies International Conference in Bonn, funded by Asia and Africa Institute, University of Bonn, Germany

2011 Director in IN BETWEEN, Screening at TOP Kino, Vienna and at Screen Production Conference (2013) in Zanzibar, Tanzania. Produced for Institute for Visual History, University of Vienna, Austria

2011 Director in BENJAMIN MACHT BLAU, produced by Ethnocineca Projektwerkstatt. Screening at Schikaneder Kino, Vienna, Austria



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