Timo Tjahjanto is an Indonesian film director and screenwriter. Born in 1980, he has been fascinated with film since an early age. He admitted watching Psycho at young age and has left him with “strong impression and somehow transform it into passion.” Akira Kurosawa, Martin Scorsese, Roman Polanski are some of the filmmakers who have influenced and shaped his film appreciation and creative ideas. After returning from his studies in Australia his first feature film project as a director was Rumah Dara (Macabre) in 2007, Timo co-directed this along with Kimo Stamboel together they are known as the Mo Brothers. Rumah Dara is the feature film based on “Dara” – a slasher/black comedy short film that he shot in 2008 which was released with other short horror films in horror compilation Takut: Faces of Fear in 2009. Rumah Dara was also one of the official selection features at PiFAN – International Fantastic Film Festival in 2009 in South Korea.