Makbul Mubarak



Makbul Mubarak is an Indonesian filmmaker based in Jakarta. He graduated from the film department of Korea National University of Arts. He directed several short films before embarking on his first feature film, Autobiography, produced by Jakarta-based company KawanKawan Media in co-production with France, Singapore, Poland, Germany, the Philippines and Qatar. Autobiography premiered in Venice Orizzonti 2022 where it received the FIPRESCI Prize. Since then, Autobiography has travelled to numerous festivals such as Toronto, BFI London, Marrakech, New Directors/New Films, Busan, Karlovy Vary, etc and received 19 awards worldwide, including awards for best film at festivals such as Tokyo FILMeX, Adelaide FF, Singapore FF and others, well as a prize for best first feature film at Stockholm Film Festival 2022. He is currently developing his second feature Watch it Burn, at TFL ScriptLab and presented at Busan FF’s Asian Project Market 2023.

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