Edwin (b. 1978, Surabaya, Indonesia) is a filmmaker from Indonesia. He studied graphic design at Universitas Kristen Petra in Surabaya and later on film at Institut Kesenian Jakarta. In 2013 he got his Master of Art in filmmaking from the Dutch Film Academy at the Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten. In 2009 he was a guest at the Berlinale with his short film Trip to The Wound (2007). That same year, his feature film debut Blind Pig Who Wants to Fly (2008) received the Fipresci Award at the International Film Festival Rotterdam. Postcards from the Zoo (2012) is his second feature film for which he also wrote the screenplay. The film celebrated its world premiere at the 62nd Berlinale and was presented in Competition. With Posesif (2017), his third feature, he won the Best Director Award at Festival Film Indonesia. His Latest Feature Film, Aruna and Her Palate (2018) premiered at the Berlinale in 2018. Edwin is now preparing his feature film adaptation of Eka Kurniawan’s Vengeance is Mine, All Others Pay Cash.
Edwin is one of the participating artists of the exhibition On the Nature of Botanical Gardens (2020), curated by Sadiah Boonstra at Framer Framed, Amsterdam.