Committee Members

Festival Steering Committee

Deborah Gabinetti Deborah Gabinetti
Festival Founder

In 2007, Deborah established the annual festival and its programs that support education, community & arts. She is Director of Bali Film Center and one of the founding members of the Asian Film Commissions Network that promotes filmmaking in the region
Rima Melati
Honorary Chairperson

One of Indonesia's most highly respected and well known filmmakers. Rima is acting Vice Chairperson of Indonesia's Breast Cancer Foundation, Rima continues to be an inspiring force behind the festival
Rima Melati
Siti Sundari Siti Sundari
Festival Secretary & Foundation Treasurer

Sundari is responsible for overseeing the day to day Festival operations and organization of its related programs throughout the year. She effectively handles the charity programs and is the government liaison
Dean Allan Tolhurst
Technical Advisor

Award winning director, producer, editor and composer with over 30 years experience in the film and television industry in Australia, Asia, Europe and the USA. As a professional, Dean ensures all technical aspects of the festival are handled to international standards
Dean Allan Tolhurst
Inneke Indriyani Inneke Indriyani
Festival Producer

Instrumental in assisting with the Festival's overall development and passionate about the Educational & Cultural Programs, Inneke is experienced in handling international productions interested in filming in Indonesia
Flor Wouters

Flor provides the festival with a unique and creative look for the program, website and overall communications. Flor is always creating, if not graphics, then music as Crap Salad, (animated) movies and handcrafts
Flor Wouters
Michael Tandinata Michael Tandinata
Media Relations

Mike is handling Balinale's media relations as well as key partnerships for the festival where he brings years of experience in luxury high end retailing to good use
Wenny Satari
Events Coordinator

With decades of experience in organising events across Jakarta and West Java, as well as involvement in various international television productions, Wenny lends her professionalism in handling and coordinating Balinale's events
Wenny Satari
Taz Quamar Taz Quamar
Multi-Media Marketing

Taz is a creative and passionate professional who specializes in multimedia, events, and production. Having curated cutting edge experiences for consumers all over the world, including the Eurocultured Street art Festival