Speaker Details

Sakti Parantean
Co-Managing Director, Fremantle Indonesia
In 2010, after a decade of running an award-winning boutique production company specializing in documentaries features and television commercials, Sakti Parantean joined Fremantle Indonesia, shifting his focus and career ambitions towards television. In the years that followed, Sakti would go on to produce hundreds of hours of primetime television, helming huge tent-pole programs including MasterChef Indonesia, Indonesia’s Got Talent, Indonesian Idol and XFactor Indonesia.Recognizing the power of the internet and the future of content creation, Sakti pioneered and then oversaw the development and implementation of the Brand Partnership and New Media Department of Fremantle Indonesia, which focused on creating opportunities in the social and digital space and inviting brand involvement, engagement and inclusion. Since its inception, the Fremantle Indonesia Brand Partnership and New Media Department has gone on to amass an impressive 2 billion views across nearly 30 channels on the YouTube platform alone.

Beginning in 2019, Sakti moved into his current leadership role as Co-Managing Director Fremantle Indonesia and with him comes yet another new and inventively visionary agenda for the future. A vision intent on elevating Fremantle Indonesia onto the world stage by developing and producing high-end, scripted, episodic drama in cooperation with Wahana Kreator, one of the most esteemed and admired scriptwriting and story design operations in South East Asia. This newly forged partnership between Fremantle Indonesia and Wahana Kreator has just announced the development of their first two titles, The Sacred Riana: Bedtime Stories and The Ex-Addicts Club.
Local Perspectives: Prospect for Format Co-Production in Asian Market
Date: 15 March, 2021 (Monday)
Time: 03:30 PM - 04:15 PM