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Muhammad Ismail
Co-Producer
A Sonorous Melody
Indonesia
MUHAMMAD ISMAIL is a self-taught deaf documentary filmmaker who began pursuing the medium after graduating during the economic crisis. He is an active advocate for disability rights and works in an organization called SIGAB, running solider.id. He has worked with organizations such as GERKATIN to talk as a speaker for screenings of films dealing with issues experienced by the Deaf community. In 2019, he was invited by Forum Film Dokumenter to mentor the VR program THE FEELING OF REALITY, where he worked with filmmakers, including Riani and Annisa, to develop films concerning disability issues.