Netflix has a list of upcoming movies and series made in Indonesia to showcase Indonesian talent to the world. According to Netflix, since the establishment of the company in Indonesia in 2016, exceptional stories from Indonesia such as Ali and Ratu Ratu Queens Y Photocopier captured audiences.
Expanding its plan, Netflix has presented its localized campaign of seven new titles,Spanning sci-fi thriller, comedy and period drama. on Waktu Netflix Indonesia (Netflix Indonesia Time). “The Indonesian film industry has evolved rapidly in recent years. More and more Indonesian creators and stories are being seen and appreciated by audiences and critics around the world. Our next roster from Indonesia brings you authentic and unique stories, a representation of our country, rich in history and culture, and brings you high-caliber talent whose significant works have shaped the film industry,” Rusli Eddy, Netflix Indonesia. CMain content explained.
Showrunner Shanty Harmayn, collaborating with directors Kamila Andini and Ifa Isfansyah, will release Netflix’s first Indonesian period drama. Gadis Kretek – a set against the backdrop of the country’s tobacco industry in the 1960s.
“Rooted in Indonesia, I believe this beautiful story will resonate with audiences everywhere,” added Harmayn.
Internationally renowned director Joko Anwar will present his new sci-fi thriller Nightmares and daydreams, about ordinary people encountering strange phenomena. “The series has multiple stories that intersect with each other and lead to a dramatic denouement. Indonesia is so full of unique and extraordinary stories. I am always excited to have the opportunity to bring these stories to a wider audience, especially those that relate to the origins of our world,” Anwar explained.
Later this year, members will be able to see Timo Tjahjanto’s first action-comedy movie called the big 4. It tells the story of a detective who follows the rules of the game and who joins a group of unlucky killers to investigate the murder of her father.“Being able to share my story with the world, thanks to Netflix, is exciting. I can’t wait for people to see the movie,” Tjahanto said.
The news comes on the heels of Amazon’s streaming video service Prime Video deciding to increase its investment for customers in Indonesia. According to the company, it will now create a list of localized content and a user experience in Prime Video and the Prime Video app. The streaming service also underscores its commitment to the local creative community by creating its first local Southeast Asian Original Comedy Island: Indonesia; Comedy Island: Thailand and Comedy Island: Philippines.
Additionally, there are currently local productions with theaters underway in both Indonesia and Thailand. Understanding the regions obsession with K-content, Prime Video also signed deals to license major Korean titles.
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