Ade Djajamihardja has been a screen media professional for nearly thirty years, at both national and international levels. He worked for iconic Australian programs: Countdown RevolutionThe Big GigSalam CafĂ©DAAS KapitalThe Late Show and Phoenix, and he co-produced the biggest historical epic film in Malaysia’s history: Puteri Gunung Ledang (A Legendary Love), the first Malaysian film to be short-listed for an Oscar nomination. With his wife and primary carer, Kate Stephens, Ade created A2K Media in 2007, which specialised in media collaborations with Asia and beyond. Ade is currently studying the Master of Screen Arts & Business at AFTRS and recovering from the effects of a major stroke.


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