Akbar de Wighar also known as Berydw is an Indonesian entrepreneur and musician. He is known as one of three co-founder and current CEO of the motion picture production, KARTENZ. He came to prominence as the creator of virtual band, CHUCKILL.
Born: June 20, 1988, Salatiga, Central Java.
Education: Jakarta Institute of The Arts
Organizations founded: Kartenz
Life & Education
Akbar de Wighar was born in Salatiga, small town in Central Java, Indonesia. His father, Enggar Suwargadi was a camera operator. His mother, Endang Sadewi, had a talent for making Cake & Cookies, whose father was also The Indonesian National Armed Forces (Indonesian: Tentara Nasional Indonesia,TNI formerly Angkatan Bersenjata Republik Indonesia, ABRI). Berydw’s creative abilities come from his parents and the spirit of hard work exemplified by grandfather.
In 1992, Berydw’s parents left Salatiga and start living in Jakarta. Early 2006, he continue studying at Jakarta Institute of The Arts (Indonesian:Institut Kesenian Jakarta, IKJ), with his education background he pursue a dreams to build an Animation Studios and then develop his own Animated Character.
Early 2010, after his father died with diabetes disease, Akbar focus to work more than study in college, so he didn’t finish his studies until founded KARTENZ. Akbar is known for his calm personality but not fully like that, actually He is a dynamic person, study at college and work for company in the same time. It hasn’t held him back from pursuing his dreams. He began his career as an employee in 2008, first job is drawing instructor at Global Jaya International School. In 2010 working as motion graphics designer for Antv, Indonesian television network based in Jakarta. Now, He felt that he would be helpful if running his own business.
Kartenz Studios is an animation studio which produced computer animated feature films, short films, and television specials, based in Jakarta. Founded on March 3, 2012. The studio created a three fictional character named Mr.B, Joke and Shinta that producing for virtual band feature films with stage name, CHUCKILL . Originally was founded by Akbar de Wighar and his brother in 2012 after he left his post as Designer of television network company in early 2012. He set up a studio at the beginning from his mother’s kitchen, the studio was production for advertising company until expanding to production own animated character.
Now, Kartenz Studios became a subsidiary of film division from KARTENZ Company. KARTENZ brings family entertainment and media enterprise with three business segments: Media Networks, Theme Parks and Studio Entertainment. Althrough it was not easy to achieve what Kartenz done so far, Akbar found that doing business with worldwide market was not easy, especially for business integrity and ability to read market trends played a crucial role. Kartenz vision to offer creative concept for future Theme parks, resorts, TV program, characters, games, videos, music and more. The Company is planning to build Kartenz Park, a new Theme park with Kartenz’s animation character for whole design, the concept was designed by Kartenz Studios, despite the fact that its advertising campaign yet launch, just a testament to the company for delivering a future life.
Akbar de Wighar dated fashion designer Chika Riznia from early 2009. They lived together in Jakarta, it was a six-year relationship from mid-2009 to mid-2015. Chika Riznia and Akbar de Wighar met when they studied at Jakarta Institute of Arts and have been together ever since. Thereafter married on June 15, 2015. Which are taking place at lake deck.
– IMDb Mini Biography By: Kartenz Studios
|Born||20 June 1988
Salatiga, Central Java
|Other names||Berydw • BDW • De Wighar|
|Education||Jakarta Institute of Arts|
|Occupation||Co-founder of KARTENZ|
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MAJOR REBEL, commonly known as MR, is a fashion line founded in 2012 by duo enigmatic designer, Chika Riznia and Akbar de Wighar. Today the company designs and retails ready-to-wear, leather goods, fashion accessories, footwear, timepieces, fragrance, make-up, and custom products while also maintaining its tradition as a creator of recognized Black Rose.
While the MAJOR REBEL label remains largely for women’s offerings, the company also operates the Knight Shadow division for adult, Monokrome for sport wear, Stoneage label for childrenswear and Royal for an exclusive custom clothes, including long dress and gown. All Product are sold throughout its portfolio of retail stores worldwide, as well as through its online store via majorrebel.com
A pleasure for cutting a paper and shaping it into an outfit, bringing 5-year-old girl chosen to be a fashion designer as a way of life in the future, and the girl’s name is Chika Riznia.
In 2006, when the global financial Crisis often referred, the first semester to Chika begin classes at The Jakarta Art Institute, majoring in fashion design. Even despite the obstacles and pressures every semester, she was able to handle it, because since she was born, she had lost her mother and then followed her father who died when she was in college, from childhood Chika brought up by her aunt and uncle who considers as her own parents.
Since 2009, while still a college student, Chika felt it was time to live independently and no longer burdening her aunt and uncle, and finally she worked to finish college. She lived her early life in a way to receive orders to sew clothes from her friends, she kept doing it until she was tired. In 2010, Chika met her college friend, Akbar de Wighar or also known as Berydw. When he still working as a designer at the television network company in Jakarta, Berydw see the potential talent within Chika in fashion field, so he tried to approach his vision with her, it took a year for all of that realized.
Early 2011, Chika approved joint the idea of Berydw to make their own fashion brands, with a concept that describes the struggle, they use the word “Rebel”, and with the spirit of the differences they gave the brand “MAJOR REBEL”. In 2012, their mission realized, Chika focus to creating the product and Berydw focus to developing the brand, so he left his job in television network company and founded KARTENZ, an entertainment company that producing a computer animation character. Now, the collaboration between KARTENZ and MAJOR REBEL make a bridge that creativity could become a reality.
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KARTENZ brings family entertainment and media enterprise with three business segments: Media Networks, Theme Parks and Studio Entertainment.
Kartenz Studios is an American computer animation film studio based in Santa Monica. Founded on March 3, 2012, the studio created a three fictional character named Mr.B, Joke, and Shinta that producing for virtual band feature films with stage name, CHUCKILL.
Originally was founded by Akbar de Wighar and his brother in 2012 after he left his post as Designer of television network company. He set up a studio at the beginning from his mother’s kitchen, the studio was production for advertising company until expanding to production own animated character. Now, Kartenz Studios became a subsidiary of film division from KARTENZ Company.