Inaugural John Darling Fellows announced

edm-hff-john-darlingTwo young Indonesian film makers will travel to Australia in March this year as the inaugural recipients of the John Darling Fellowship.

Supported by the Herb Feith Foundation, the fellowship was established in the memory of Australian documentary film maker John Darling to support the new generation of Indonesian documentary film makers.

Dwi Sujanti Nugraheni, 36, from Yogyakarta and Chairun Nissa, 28, from Jakarta will travel to Australia in March this year to undertake a two-week intensive post-graduate course called “Thinking with a Video Camera” at the Australian National University in Canberra. They will also receive training in film marketing and distribution, and film archive principles and practice.