8th edition: 10 April – 14 April 2019

Waiting for News (2015 Short Film)

Yandy Laurens | Indonesia | 2014 | 7 min | Indonesian

Screens before: Labour of Love. Only a boy from Papua could hang from a climbing frame like this. He's elated because his big brother Hans called. Elegant glimpse of real life at an orphanage.

Fluid camerawork follows Marcel, a seven-year-old at the orphanage in Serui in Papua waiting for a call from his brother Hans, an aspiring professional footballer in the distant capital. Glimpse of the life of a boy with a dream. The director dreamt of being a basketball player and understood Marcel.

Year in
Festival

2015

Director

Yandy Laurens

Camera

Yandy Laurens

Cast

Jimmy Kobogau
Marcel Wopi
Mince Elsina Waroi

Country

Indonesia

Editor

Yandy Laurens

Language

Indonesian

Length

7 min

Producer

Sheila Timothy
Naomi Lie

Production Company

LifeLike Pictures

Production Design

Yandy Laurens

Sales

LifeLike Pictures

Scenario

Yandy Laurens

Sound Design

Agnes Hansella Binti

Year of Production

x

Website

Yandy LAURENS (Indonesië) wilde eigenlijk professioneel basketballer worden. Toen hij toneelstukken in de lokale kerk opnam begon hij te beseffen hoe graag hij met acteurs werkte. Hij studeerde af aan het Jakarta Institute of the Arts in 2012 en maakte enkele korte films. Momenteel is hij het script aan het schrijven voor zijn eerste lange film.

 

Filmography

(all short) Papa Hao (2008), BADminton (2012), Wan An (2012), Menunggu kabar/Waiting for News (2014)