Le Kexi Opens Opportunities for Indonesian and Chinese Film Cooperation

Le Kexi Opens Opportunities for Indonesian and Chinese Film Cooperation

Bali, 7/11/2018 – President of China Film Group Corporation, Le Kexi stated that Indonesia and China have opportunities to establish a number of cooperation. This?cooperation can be implemented with co-production between the two countries.

“This co-production covers a wide range starting from making films to be aired in both countries, exchange visits through film festivals, constructing commercial theater buildings with advanced technology, promoting Chinese digital cinema to rural areas in Indonesia, and joint training on film industry,” said Le Kexi in World Conference on Creative Economy (WCCE) 2018 at Bali Plenary Hall in Nusa Dua, Bali, Wednesday (7/11).

Le also shared his experience on how film industry in China managed to increase its profits. China, he said, uses film as a means to promote cultural exchange. The profits of China’s box office increased by 10 percent in 2017 to USD7.9 billion. The number of moviegoers, on the other hand, increased by 7 percent to almost 1.5 billion people.

“We hope that the two countries can work together and collaborate to improve film industry,” said Le Kexi.

China’s total number of cinema reached 9,300 with total cinema screens reached 58,000,and 1.62 billion moviegoers. This made China to be ranked first globally. In five years, the number of moviegoers and screens is projected to increase by 20 percent. The quality of Chinese films is increasing because of the diverse genres.

Meanwhile, Indonesian Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) reported that film as a sub-sector of creative economy grew by 10.09 percent in 2016 in Indonesia.

Indonesian Agency for Creative Economy specified film industry, animation and video as one of the leading subsectors due to their multiplier effect.

The World Conference on Creative Economy (WCCE) is the first international conference to discuss the creative economy. The event held at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center (BNDCC) on 6—8 November carries the theme Inclusively Creative by raising five main issues, namely social cohesion, regulation, marketing, ecosystems, and financing of the creative industry.

The event is attended by representatives from more than 30 countries and more than 1,500 participants. WCCE 2018 will also formulate Bali Declaration which will be proposed to the UN General Assembly next year. This is expected to further strengthen the ecosystem and support the development of the world’s creative economy that has entered the era of 4.0.(mm

Sri Mulyani: Creative Economy, Solution of National Economy

Sri Mulyani: Creative Economy, Solution of National Economy

Bali, 7/11/2018 – The Indonesian Minister of Finance, Sri Mulyani Indrawati stated that inclusive creative economy is the key that contributes to the nation’s economy.

“Creative economy must be great because the creative economy and technology is one of the solutions to economic problems in Indonesia,” Sri Mulyani said when speaking at the World Conference on Creative Economy (WCCE) in Nusa Dua, Bali, on Wednesday (11/7). More than 1,000 people were excited to hear the presentation made by Sri Mulyani.

Sri explained that Indonesia’s GDP grew by 5.27 percent in 2018. Meanwhile the unemployment rate declined from 9.75 percent to 5.19 percent and the poverty rate decreased from 16.38 percent to 9.32 percent.

According to Sri, the world has shifted to a new era, namely the era of digital technology. The presence of internet and the growth of information and communication technology spurred the era of digital technology.

Indonesia, continued Sri, has embarked on the industry 4.0, that is, the industry with internet of things (IoT) and cyber system. The state has a role in supporting the development of fintech for the growth of economy and creative economy. The state formulates policies, provide infrastructure and financing support, as well as cyber protection.

Millennials who have high mobility influence changes in the national economy. For example, the millennials prefer to use online ride hailing applications to buy private vehicles. This provides opportunity for economy actors in Indonesia.

With the development of digital technology, career opportunity in the creative economy sector is increasing. “This phenomenon is not only favorable for the community, but also for the solution of the national economy,” said Sri.

The World Conference on Creative Economy (WCCE) is the first international-level conference on creative economy. The event held at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center (BNDCC) on 6-8 November carries the theme Inclusively Creative by raising five main issues, namely social cohesion, regulation, marketing, ecosystems, and financing of the creative industry.

WCCE will also formulate Bali Declaration to be proposed to the UN General Assembly, next year. This is expected to further strengthen the ecosystem and support the development of the world’s creative economy which is embarking to a new era. (mm)

CreatiVillage Attracts WCCE 2018 Participants

CreatiVillage Attracts WCCE 2018 Participants

Bali, 11/07/2018 – CreatiVillage exhibition showcases various creative products attracts the participants of World Conference on Creative Economy (WCCE) 2018 in Nusa Dua, Bali, 6—8 November 2018.

CreatiVillage features booths named after Islands in Indonesia such as Java, Kalimantan, Sulawesi, Aceh, and Papua to represent the country’s cultural diversity. In these booths, government and private institutions showcases their products. In addition, delegates can also use these booths for small meetings to discuss the creative economy.

The exhibition features various types of brands, such as regional coffee brands, craft, and weaving. Several WCCE participating countries also set up their boothswhich generally display cultural and educational cooperation programs.

Karangasem Bali Booth, for example, attracts visitors for its Salak wine. Visitors are seen lining up in order to get free salak wine. “It tastes amazing and so refreshing,” said Rena, a visitor from Jakarta.

In addition, Karangasem booth was also attended by Karangasem Regent I Gusti Ayu Mas Sumatri. A number of visitors were seen queuing for taking selfie with the Regent.

“I’m so glad that Bekraf hold this event. “Karangasem is taking part in this event to further introduce our region to the international community,” Sumatri said with a smile.

The World Conference on Creative Economy (WCCE) is the first international conference to discuss the creative economy. The event held at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center (BNDCC) on 6—8 November carries the theme Inclusively Creative by raising five main issues, namely social cohesion, regulation, marketing, ecosystems, and financing of the creative industry.

The event is attended by representatives from more than 30 countries and more than 1,500 participants. WCCE 2018 will also formulate Bali Declaration which will be proposed to the UN General Assembly next year. This is expected to further strengthen the ecosystem and support the development of the world’s creative economy that has entered the era of 4.0.  (mm)

Bekraf Signs MoUs with Regional Govts  and International Organizations

Bekraf Signs MoUs with Regional Govts and International Organizations

Bali, 7/11/11 2018 – Indonesian Agency for Creative Economy (Bekraf) signed a number of Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) with local governments, other countries, and international organizations at the World Conference on Creative Economy (WCCE) event, in Plenary hall of Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center, Wednesday (11/7). These agreements were made to strengthen both national and global creative economy ecosystem.

The regional governments that have signed MoUs with Bekraf include Bali Province, West Java Province, Gianyar Regency, Denpasar City Government, Pekanbaru City Government, Banjarbaru City Government, and Deliserdang Regency Government.

Bekraf also signed an MoU with Denmark, and a number of international organizations including Cendana Malaysia, and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).

According to Bekraf Head Triawan Munaf, the cooperation will serve as the foundation for the development of the creative economy through coordination and synergy in the implementation of each relevant parties’ duties and authorities.

“Each region has potential to be developed. These MoUs serve as means to develop the regional creative economy,” Triawan said.

He explained that some regions already recognized their potential, on the other hand, other regions still need help to identify their potentials.  One of the ways to help these regions to recognize their potentials is by implementing programs initiated by Bekraf. These programs include Coding Mom, a women empowerment program; get funded, financing guidance on start-up;  Bekraf financial club, opening access to finance for creative economy actors; and professional certification and Intellectual Property Rights in the creative economy.

Triawan is optimistic that the creative economy will become the future of global economy. This is indicated by the performance of the national creative economy whose growth currently reaches more than Rp100 trillion every year.

“Therefore, Indonesia is confident to come forward to become global economy leader by convening the WCCE,” Triawan said.

The World Conference on Cretive Economy (WCCE) is the first international-level conference on creative economy. The event held at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center (BNDCC) on 6-8 November carries the theme Inclusively Creative by raising five main issues, namely social cohesion, regulation, marketing, ecosystems, and financing of the creative industry. The event is attended by delegates from more than 30 countries and around 1,500 participants. WCCE will also formulate Bali Declaration to be proposed to the UN General Assembly, next year. This is expected to further strengthen the ecosystem and support the development of the world’s creative economy which is embarking to a new era. (via)

Mileva Stupar Shares Stories About Intellectual Property Rights

Mileva Stupar Shares Stories About Intellectual Property Rights

Bali (11/07/2018) – France has a way of protecting intellectual property rights (IPR). Through the Education of the National de I’Audiovisuel (INA) Institute, the country that is the center of the fashion world is very serious in protecting all collected audio visual and film files.

Mileva Stupar, Head of Culture and Education at the National de ‘Audioudio (INA) Institute stated this when she was at the World Conference on Creative Economy (WCCE) at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center’s Plenary Hall on Wednesday (11/07).

Mileva stated how the agency she led has the task of storing all radio and television audiovisual archives in France. INA focuses on protecting the copyright of all collected audiovisual files. Since its inception in 1975, INA has collected, handled and become a transit for millions of radio and television audiovisual files. This institution also focuses on inheriting (heritage purpose), commercial (commercial purpose), and industrial (industrial purpose).

“This allows our partners from the creative industry to protect and monetize the value of content, register rights owners to make protection for copyright,” Mileva said.

According to her, the protection of copyright for creative economic products is very important because it makes the product of the creative economy valuable. “That’s what we did at INA,” Mileva said.

The World Conference on Creative Economy (WCCE) is the first international-level conference on creative economy initiated by Indonesia. The event held on the 6-8 November 2018 at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center (BNDCC) is attended by representatives from over 30 countries and more than 1,500 participants. It brings the theme Inclusively Creative by raising five main issues, namely social cohesion, regulation, marketing, ecosystems, and financing of the creative industry. The outcome of WCCE will also formulate the Bali Declaration which will be proposed to the UN General Assembly next year. This is expected to further strengthen the ecosystem and support the development of the world’s creative economy, acknowledging that the world has entered a new era. (Jannisha)