01.10.1965, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Director, screenwriter and producer with the full name Setiawan Hanung Bramantyo. While attending high school he got interested in theatre and then enrolled in the Islamic Indonesian University to study economy. However, he quit his studies and enrolled to the Art Institute in Jakarta. In 1998, he directed his first short feature film Tlutur. He continued to work in the genre of romantic teenage dramas and Brownies (2005) was his commercial feature film. He directed the horror films Lentera merah (Red Lantern, 2006) and Legenda Sundel Bolong (The Legend of Sundel Bolong, 2007). His Islamic romance and adaptation of the novel with the same title Ayat-ayat cinta (Verses of Love, 2008) was very successful. He deals with the topic of Islam in his drama Perempuan berkalung sorban (Woman with a Turban, 2009) as well as in the biopic Sang pencerah (The Enlightener, 2010). For the government of South Sumatra he directed the sports drama Pengejar Angin (The Wind Chaser, 2011) in order to promote the Southeast Asian. His next films were two parts of the romantic drama Perahu Kerta (Paper Boat, 2012), historical action epic Gending Sriwijaya (2013), biographical drama Soekarno: Indonesia Merdeka (2013) and romantic drama Rudy Habibie (2016).