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)

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)

This is the Story of Lisa Russel in Developing the Creative Economy

This is the Story of Lisa Russel in Developing the Creative Economy

Bali, 11/07/2018 – Lisa Russell, a filmmaker from New York, America never imagined that she would be rewarded with an Emmy Awards. She claims to have no background as a filmmaker. Since childhood, she aspires to become a doctor or dancer like her mother. Until one day someone introduced her to creative work.

The story began in 1999, when Lisa developed a project for children and women. Her works is in the field of cinema, she also idealistic criticizing films that do not carry trueor meaningful stories.

“I want to tell the truth in films (documentaries),” Lisa said to thousands of participants in the World Conference on Creative Economy (WCCE) at the Bali Plenary Hall in Nusa Dua, on Wednesday (11/7).

Lisa mentioned that she is self taught, learning the film industry herself. When getting an invitation from the American Embassy and hearing stories of women who were raped during the war, her heart was called.

Working for the United Nations and being a speaker in many social activities called her to increase public awareness and tell stories of people and their experience in a film.

According to her, the creative economy is very inclusive, it eliminates age, regional and other limitations. “We focus on the solution, not the problem,” she said.

She explained, how innovation uses technology to be a creative economy. For example technology in Africa, how electricity must be available so children can learn.

Lisa hopes socially conscious artists, not only focus on holding charity events that cause compassion but also promote massive economic empowerment and development. Lisa initiated the #Create2030 film which is an advocacy video for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) campaign involving artists. Its mission is to involve artists to use their talents and engage in social activities within the SDGs. The story attracted the attention of WCCE visitors, which is 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.

The Opening of the first ever World Conference on Creative Economy 2018 Amazed Thousands of Participants

The Opening of the first ever World Conference on Creative Economy 2018 Amazed Thousands of Participants

Bali, 11/07/2018 –  Participants was surprised at the opening of the World Conference on Creative Economy (WCCE) at Plenary Hall, BNDCC, Bali, Wednesday, November 7, 2018. Chairman of the Agency for Creative Economy (Bekraf) Triawan Munaf gave a spectacular appearance, hypnotizing around 1,500 participants to take off their ties, suits, rolled up their sleeves and invited the audience to raise their hands and then stamped their feet together. “Youth is the main source of creative economic energy to make the world a better place,” Triawan took off his tie, coat and rolled up his sleeve.

“Let’s take off the tie, the jacket, and we roll our sleeves, just get there. We must work hand in hand to achieve a breakthrough to shake the world!” Then he raised his hand and stomped his feet while singing the song by Queen,” We Will Rock You”

Soon after, he called the Dewa Bujana, Andy Riff, and Gerald Situmorang to perform “We Will Rock You” by Queen. All the participants followed to clap their hands and feet to sing together. The Minister of Communication and Information, Rudiantara appeared on stage and joined in singing together.

The atmosphere was filled with energy, participance stand together with Triawan Munaf’s performance along with Minister of Foreign Affairs, Retno Marsudi as they gave the opening speech alternately. Triawan stated the significant creative economic contribution to global growth. In 2015 the contribution of the creative economy amounted to 2,250 billion dollars and employed 29.5 million workers. That is equivalent to 3% of world GDP, and 1% of the world’s active population.

“At the same time technology became an enabler for a creative economy that makes it inclusive. Technology also helps to increase the value chain and break down boundaries” he said. Then Retno added, as Minister of Foreign Affairs, three main priorities, first cooperation, second cooperation, and thirdly cooperation. The support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in this activity is not to redefine what the creative economy is but to share ideas, to collaborate and help improve the global creative economy, global collaboration needed for the achievement of the SDGs, and the welfare of all societies. The main principle is that no one left behind,” Retno said.

The opening performance of WCCE, has sparked the participants to collaborate with each other to develop the creative economy globally.

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.(Kris)