A native of Jakarta, Indonesia, Muhammad Zaidy began his filmmaking career as a casting director and assistant director in the Indonesian film industry for several feature length films and music videos. He is associated with film projects such as Foto, Kotak dan Jendela, Jelangkung 3, and Merah Putih. These are some of the major films produced in Indonesia.
He studied in Universitas Indonesia in Jakarta, earning his bachelor degree in Political Science in 2009. He graduated MFA Producing for Film and Television at the New York Film Academy in Los Angeles.
Muhammad produced several award winning short films in NY and LA. Recently he co-produced a feature length film, Athirah, and he is associated with the sequel of box office hit film, Ada Apa Dengan Cinta 2.