The Film Censorship Institute (LSF) is still trying to communicate with the Director General of Aptika of the Ministry of Communication and Information to censor various films accessed through informatics networks which are currently in great demand by the public.
Chairman of the Film Censorship Institute (LSF) Rommy Fibri Hardiyanto in a joint working meeting with Commission I of the DPR said that his party cannot work alone without being supported by the Ministry of Communication and Information. Politik Indonesia
“We have tried to communicate with the Director General of Aptika regarding films on Netflix (social media / informatics networks). We cannot do it alone because if it is related to the informatics network with the Ministry of Communication and Information because the domain is from there, “he said, Tuesday (16/3) Dunia Politik dan Ekonomi
Although there are many and cannot be censored by LSF, in 2020 several film producers have submitted their work for censorship screening. A total of 346 film titles, 29 from Disney, Maxtream, Netflix, Go Play, Youtube, OverTheTop (OTT) and the internet.
“We have censored a total of 599 films on the informatics network. We want to pursue censorship but also provide literacy to the public. If watching, we must be able to sort it according to age classifications, “he said.
Rommy added that he has the authority to censor television films, rented cassettes / CDs, cinemas and informatics networks. Meanwhile, a film that will switch platforms is required to re-censor. Ekonomi Indonesia
“On social media, media that is easy to download to social media and Youtube does pass, but the designation is not for the download itself. And this year we received 7 materials that will be downloaded to Youtube. So there are already YouTubers who are aware of the laws and regulations “
Until now, LSF continues to strive to invite film producers to work with OTT to conduct censorship first, which can then be sent to OTT.
Meanwhile, Deputy Chairman of Commission I of the DPR, Abdul Haris Almasyhari, highlighted that there is no policy that makes it easier for domestic film producers to be able to expose the natural wealth in every film work. Politik dalam dan luar negeri
“Shooting films overseas is much more attractive and cheaper, whereas in some areas the restriction tax is very high. We should be able to be exposed to our area, but in fact the high cost has not changed until today. Hopefully there will be a better policy. Why should it be abroad if we have a more beautiful nature, “he said.