YANNUS SUFANDI - BIO
Yannus Sufandi is a creative director, producer and choreographer of live entertainment programs, unscripted content and drama. Born in Java, Indonesia, Yannus grew up in Australia and quickly rose the ranks as a dancer and choreographer, honing his performance-direction and producing skills on TV shows such as So You Think You Can Dance and Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards before immigrating to the United States to expand his career as a Creative Director. Yannus has since worked as a creative director and choreographer on The X Factor USA Seasons 1, 2 and 3 with Paula Abdul, and choreographer for The Voice USA Season 3 with Adam Levine and Christian Aguilera. In Europe, Yannus has been a creative consultant on Cyberobics Europe designing and starring in 25 minutes of content.
In Asia, Yannus has been creative director, judge and choreographer for Indonesia’s Got Talent, 8TV Network’s So You Think You Can Dance in Malaysia, SCTVs The Dance Icon in Indonesia, Hunan TV Network’s UP Juniors in China and creative consultant on MTV Taiwan’s dance competition. Yannus has featured in and/or choreographed numerous ad campaigns for brands including Coca-Cola, Peugeot, Microsoft, Samsung, Adidas, Old Navy, BMW, Budweiser, Google, 7Up, Reebok, Telstra and many more. He has worked with a wide range of entertainers and artists including Jennifer Lopez, PINK, Pharrell Williams, Cee Lo Green, Pitbull, Mary J. Blige, RZA, will.i.am, Alicia Keys, Swizz Beatz amongst others.