The Jakarta Post
Najwa Shihab poses for a photo during a press conference on Jan. 8, 2018. (JP/Jessicha Valentina)
Television journalist Najwa Shihab will join the panel of judges of ReelOzInd!, an Australia-Indonesia short film competition and festival that returns this year.
Najwa, who founded digital content platform Narasi TV, is known for talk show Mata Najwa (Najwa’s Eyes) in which she interviews guests from various backgrounds.
According to the official website of ReelOzInd!, Najwa received the Australian Leadership Award in 2009 and earned her master’s degree from Melbourne University.
Award-winning journalist and TV host Najwa Shihab joins ReelOzInd! Jury. . We are super excited to announce that Najwa Shihab will join the ReelOzInd! 2019 Jury! One of Indonesia’s most respected and popular journalists, with 2.5 million followers on YouTube and 3.5 million on Twitter, Najwa produces and anchors the weekly current affairs show Mata Najwa, where she regularly interviews the country’s political, social and cultural leaders. . Najwa also founded Narasi TV and Nara-Z for young people, all geared toward informing and empowering young people, because, Narasi.TV explains, ‘Indonesia is not the borders you see on a map, but a movement of and the actions of young people.’ . Full story link in bio . @matanajwa @najwashihab @narasi.tv @ausindcentre @officialtrans7 @aiya_national @kjrimelbourne @dubesaustralia @busetmagazine @ozipmagazine @sbs_australia @youtube @minikinoevents @international_internships @suzyhut @greenpeaceid #filmpendek #shortfilm #berubah #change #australiaawardsindonesia
ReelOzInd! has in the past featured celebrated figures from different fields, including Istirahatlah Kata-Kata (Solo, Solitude) director Yosep Anggi Noen, University of Western Australia’s dean of the Faculty of Arts Krishna Sen and film producer Mira Lesmana.
Those who want to submit their short films can visit the event’s special page until Aug. 16. Submissions are required to be no longer than 10 minutes and must relate to the event's current theme "Berubah" (To Change). (wir/mut)