Wregas Bhanuteja was born in Jakarta. He went to Jakarta Institute of Arts with a film-directing major. His short Prenjak won the Leica Cine Discovery Prize for Short Film in 2016 Cannes Film Festival Critics' Week. In 2018 he joined TorinoFilmLab to develop his first feature film. His latest short, No One is Crazy in This Town (2019) was selected for multiple film festivals.