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Ministry, Netflix join hands to improve local film industry

  • Jessicha Valentina

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, January 10 2020   /  12:38 am
Scriptwriting: Education and Culture Minister Nadiem Makarim (second right) chats with Netflix Asia-Pacific managing director Kuek Yu Chuang (right), movie director Timo Tjahjanto (second left) and Sheila Timothy of the Indonesian Film Producers Association after the announcement of film scriptwriting workshops in Jakarta on Thursday. (Antara/Audy Alwi)(second right) chats with Netflix Asia-Pacific managing director Kuek Yu Chuang (right), movie director Timo Tjahjanto (second left) and Sheila Timothy of the Indonesian Film Producers Association after the announcement of film scriptwriting workshops in Jakarta on Thursday. (Antara/Audy Alwi)

Scriptwriting: Education and Culture Minister Nadiem Makarim (second right) chats with Netflix Asia-Pacific managing director Kuek Yu Chuang (right), movie director Timo Tjahjanto (second left) and Sheila Timothy of the Indonesian Film Producers Association after the announcement of film scriptwriting workshops in Jakarta on Thursday. (Antara/Audy Alwi)Online streaming platform Netflix announced its partnership with the Education and Culture Ministry on Thursday. Education and Culture Minister Nadiem Makarim said at a press conference that the partnership was worth US$1 million and it would feature various activities, including scriptwriting workshops, a short film competition with the nation’s ideology Pancasila as the theme, an online safety training program and agile governance workshops.The scriptwriting workshops will take place in Los Angeles' Hollywood and Jakarta.The workshops ...