Bekraf Socialize Presidential Regulation Draft on Master Plan for Creative Economy Development at WCCE 2018

Bekraf Socialize Presidential Regulation Draft on Master Plan for Creative Economy Development at WCCE 2018

Nusa Dua, Bali – The Government has drafted a Presidential Regulation (Perpres) regarding the Master Plan for Creative Economy Development. It was intended to create a conducive creative economic climate so as to encourage the development of a creative economy in Indonesia. “Creative Economy is the backbone of the nation’s economy that contributes to advancing Indonesia’s economy that is sustainable and environmentally sound,” said Expert Staff of the Minister of Maritime Affairs, Sugeng Susanto, in the Socialization of the Presidential Regulation Draft (Perpres) regarding the Master Plan for Creative Economy Development, in Nusa Dua, Bali , Thursday,

November 8, 2018. Sugeng, who was involved in the Interagency Committee in drafting of the Perpres, hoped that the Perpres could be a guideline for the central and regional governments in developing creativity and innovation based on science, technology and cultural heritage. According to him, the process of drafting the Perpres involves Penta Helix stakeholders namely academics, the business sector, the community, the government and the media. The Indonesian Agency for Creative Economy (Bekraf) has the opportunity to socialize the Presidential Regulation draft on the Creative Economy Development Plan in the World Conference on Creative Economy (WCCE) at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center, Nusa Dua, 6 – 8 November 2018.

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 1,400 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 Agenda 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.(ARD)

WCCE Attracts Creative Economy Stakeholder to Participate

WCCE Attracts Creative Economy Stakeholder to Participate

Nusa Dua – Indonesian creative economy stakeholder benefit from the implementation of the World Conference on Creative Economy (WCCE) in Nusa Dua, Bali, 6 – 8 November 2018.

As stated by M. Dandy Resafahlevi Nasution and Ahmad Barra Vicra from Exsite Company. “Our minds are more open our (about ekraf). Especially as the speakers come from various backgrounds, “said Dandy at CreatifVillage on the last day of WCCE.

Dandy said, he deliberately come to WCCE to find out the development of the world’s creative economy. In the forum Dandy and Barra also admitted that they learned a lot about government policies related to the global creative economy and efforts to develop Indonesia’s creative economy.

They, for example, received an explanation of the ‘Satu Pintu’ Bekraf program and the Bekraf Information System on Moblie Application (BISMA) program.

“We get important information for creative economic stakeholders to have the opportunity to get government support and assistance by submitting proposals to satupintu.bekraf.go.id. “One Door is enough, from there all can register,” Barra said.

Through the BISMA program, creative economic players can be included in the network of Bekraf’s and receive updated information regarding information and agendas in the creative world of Indonesia. “So we know what Bekraf is doing, what they do,” Dandy said.

For the past three days joining WCCE, Dandy and Barra, who have a mining background, claims to have learned a lot about creative economy.

“Our hope is that Bekraf can further develop (us) more. I feel quite supported because there are government agencies that really want to help, “Dandy said. (mm)

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)