Friends of Creative Economy Meeting 2019 Highlights Bali Agenda, WCCE

Friends of Creative Economy Meeting 2019 Highlights Bali Agenda, WCCE

Bekraf, Nusa Dua – Bali Agenda – which serves as the follow-up of the World Conference on Creative Economy – is a key point discussed in the 2019 Friends of Creative Economy (FCE) Meeting.

This year’s meeting which was organized by the Indonesian Agency for Creative Economy (Bekraf) in collaboration with Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs is held on Monday – Tuesday (2-3/9/2019) at the Courtyard by Marriott Bali Nusa Dua Resort, Bali.

Bekraf Deputy Chairman for Inter-institutional and Regional Relations Endah Wahyu Sulistianti during a panel discussion also mentioned the WCCE and Bali Agenda, along with its implementation. According to her, there are 21 points produced from the Bali Agenda expected to serve as a fundamental base for the delegates attending the meeting on behalf of their respective countries to develop creative industry at the global level.

Quoting the remarks of Minister of Foreign Affairs at the WCCE last year, Endah also said that cooperation is really important, adding that through the cooperation, stakeholders are expected to promote and develop creative economy in the global landscape.

“Let us take a look back to WCCE. Creative Economy renews our commitment for sustainable economy. Indonesia believes and understands that the three top priorities that should be pursued to develop creative economy are cooperation, cooperation, and cooperation,” she added.

For the record, the FCE is a multi-stakeholder forum that involves academicians, businessmen, the government, communities, and media (pentahelix) from various countries. This annual event raises various issues and the development of creative economy aimed at promoting international collaboration in creative economy in a more inclusive manner.

The event, which was attended by 200 delegates from 37 countries and international organizations, adopts the theme “Reviewing the Implementation of Bali Agenda.”  Bali Agenda for Creative Economy is the follow-up of the World Conference on Creative Economy 2018 on 6-8 November 2018 in Nusa Dua, Bali. The Bali Agenda contains 21 road maps for countries to advance their creative economy and to mainstream the issue of creative economy at the global level. (JAN)

Hundreds of Delegates from Dozens of Countries Participate in Friends of Creative Economy Forum

Hundreds of Delegates from Dozens of Countries Participate in Friends of Creative Economy Forum

Bekraf, Nusa Dua – Hundreds of delegates from dozens of countriesparticipated in the Friends of Creative Economy (FCE) held in Nusa Dua, Bali, on Monday (2/9/2019).

The event, which was organized by the Indonesian Agency for Creative Economy (Bekraf) in collaboration with Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the second time after the first one held in Bali last year, seeks to discuss policy directions, inventory of ideas, resolving of problems in creative economy, as well as strategies to develop global creative economy.

Director for International Relations of Bekraf K. Candra Negara delivered his welcoming remarks before the FCE was officially opened by the Agency’s Vice-Chairman Ricky Pesik and Vice-Minister of Indonesian Foreign Affairs A.M. Fachir.

“Your presence shows your strong support to promote and expand creative economy issues to global level,” he said, adding that partners, representatives of governments and international organizations, academicians, and practitioners in creative industry are gathered in a spirit of hospitality to discuss the issues of economic industry and implementation of the Bali Agenda.

The Director went on to say that today’s meeting reflects positive measures which are in line with the mission to mainstream the creative economy issues. The meeting, he added, also allowed everyone to present their ideas and perspectives, not only in promoting the Bali Agenda and its relation to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but also in addressing challenges emerging in this sector.

For the record, the FCE is a multi-stakeholder forum that involves academicians, businessmen, the government, communities, and media (pentahelix) from various countries. This annual event raises various issues and the development of creative economy aimed at promoting international collaboration in creative economy in a more inclusive manner.

The event, which was attended by 200 delegates from 37 countries and international organizations, adopts the theme “Reviving the Implementation of Bali Agenda.”  Bali Agenda for Creative Economy is the follow-up of the World Conference on Creative Economy 2018 on 6-8 November 2018 in Nusa Dua, Bali.

The Bali Agenda contains 21 road maps for countries to advance their creative economy and to mainstream the issue of creative economy at the global level. (Kris)

Government Determined to Create Inclusive Creative Economy Ecosystem

Government Determined to Create Inclusive Creative Economy Ecosystem

 

Bekraf, Nusa Dua – The Indonesian Agency for Creative Economy (Bekraf) and Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday till Tuesday (2-3/9/2019) held the second Friends of Creative Economy (FCE) forum at Courtyard by Marriot in Nusa Dua, Bali.

This is a multi-stakeholder forum involving academicians, businessmen, the government, communities, and media (pentahelix) from various countries. The event was officially opened by the Agency’s Vice-Chairman Ricky Pesik and Vice-Minister of Indonesian Foreign Affairs A.M. Fachir.

In this remarks, Ricky unveiled concrete results in the previous FCE called Bali Agenda for Creative Economy, which was held in conjunction with the 2018 WCCE 2018. Bali Agenda is a document serves to assist the government and stakeholders in developing creative economy in a sustainable and inclusive manner, he added.

“The FCE continues to uphold its main principle: Inclusively Creative. The spirit of Inclusively Creative is very much needed in this era of global economy full of uncertainties. The meaning of ‘inclusive’ itself needs to be understood in a comprehensive way – it shapes a just community and aims to narrow down gaps,” Ricky said in his remarks during the opening of the 2019 FCE Meeting.

For the record, FCE was attended by a host of stakeholders who play their role in managing the ecosystem of an ideal creative economy that includes policy makers, international organizations, media, private sectors, the public, and academicians. The stakeholders, or Pentahelix, also play an important role in developing and promoting creative economy sector that is of a greater importance for Indonesia’s economy.

Echoing a similar sentiment, Vice-Minister of Indonesian Foreign Affairs A.M. Fachir expressed hope that this meeting can create significant progress in keeping the momentum of creative economy at a global scale. “We are gathered here to continue and strengthen our collaboration in creative economy. Your participation brings a positive value in this meeting,” he said.

The result of this meeting, which was attended by 200 delegates from 37 countries, are expected to become the basis of the next WCCE to be convened in Dubai, UEA in 2020, as well as to identify issues that need follow-ups in an effort to strengthen the mission to create an inclusive creative economy world.

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