Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia
Meiske Taurisia entered the film industry in 2004 as a Costume Designer. Continued as a producer and produced BLIND PIG WHO WANTS TO FLY (2008, Rotterdam-Fipresci Award), POSTCARDS FROM THE ZOO (2012, Berlinale), ROCKET RAIN (2014, Karlovy Vary), THE FOX EXPLOITS THE TIGER’S MIGHT (2015, Critic’s Week, short film), FOLLOWING DIANA (2015, Toronto, short film), LOVE STORY NOT (2015, Busan, short film), and CUTS (2016, IDFA, feature documentary).
In 2016, she co-founded Palari Films and produced POSESIF (2017, SGIFF), ARUNA & HER PALATE (2018, Culinary Cinema, Berlinale). Recently, she released ALI & THE QUEENS (2021, Netflix Worldwide), and soon will have VENGEANCE IS MINE, ALL OTHERS PAY CASH (2021) in competition at Locarno Film Festival (world premiere).
Aside from producing films, in 2013 she founded Cipta Citra Indonesia Foundation, a social enterprise that focuses on supporting the independent film scenes in Indonesia. Started with a distribution program – Kolektif, a micro cinema – Kinosaurus, a film lab for young and rising filmmakers – LOCK, a mini festival – Film Musik Makan & Semester Pendek, and a film archival forum – Layar.