Sammaria Sari Simanjuntak’s short films were selected in international film festivals including Berlin International Film Festival. A short documentary she directed Five Minutes of Fame was part of Working Girls, a documentary omnibus released theatrically in 2010. The first narrative feature film she produced, Cin(T)a (2009), won Audience Award in Jakarta International Film Festival. Demi Ucok/Finding Ucok (2013), was awarded Best Film by Tempo Magazine. In the Absence of the Sun (2014) competes in Tokyo International Film Festival.