Winaldo Artaraya Swastia

film director, Writer, and screenplay writer in Jakarta, Indonesia

Winaldo Artaraya Swastia

film director, Writer, and screenplay writer in Jakarta, Indonesia

Better known as Aldo Swastia, has been in the film industry for 12 years following his study in filmmaking. He graduated Bachelor of Arts from Jakarta Institute of Art (IKJ), where he received full scholarship and achieved Cum Laude. His final project, Angin (Eng: An Essence of Wind), was critically acclaimed, nominated for Best Short Film at 2010 Festival Film Indonesia and was screened domestically and internationally.

After working as an assistant director and co-director in Indonesian feature films, working with big names like Garin Nugroho and Hanung Bramantyo, he directed several projects, namely 2 seasons of "Brata," an original crime web series for HOOQ; co-directed the 2018 Asian Games Opening Ceremony's President Welcome Video; and directed "Di Balik Kubikal," an XL Axiata commercial web series for MyXL channel in Youtube which won The Breakthrough Content Marketing of the Year in Marketeers Editor’s Choice Award 2019. He also worked as co-producer in a feature film “Preman,” currently in post-production. As of June 2020, he is in the process of making his first feature film called “Kadet 1947” where he acts as the director and screenwriter.

He is also a published fiction writer, with 14 of my short stories were published by Gramedia Pustaka Utama in 2014 under a short story collection called "Memorabilia 8 Februari."

  • Work
    • Film Director
  • Education
    • Film Directing
    • Institut Kesenian Jakarta, FFTV