Developing Creative Industries, City Supports Local Creative Economy Actors at Indonesia Comic Con 2022
Reported by Yudha Peta Ogara | Translated by Nugroho Adibrata
We need collaboration between stakeholders to maximize the creative industry
The Jakarta Tourism and Creative Economy Agency (Disparekraf) supports 16 creative economy actors who are chosen to perform at Indonesia Comic Con (ICC) 2022 at the Jakarta Convention Center.
According to Andhika Permata, Agency Head of Jakarta Parekraf, this year's ICC carries the theme "Local Rise Up", which is the 6th edition of the organization since it was first held in 2015.Ancol to Hold October Legacy for National Batik Day
As the center of national economic activity, politics, and culture, he disclosed, Jakarta has an important role in the development of the creative economy in Indonesia.
“We need collaboration between stakeholders to maximize the creative industry. One of them is through the local IP (Intellectual Property) showcasing at Indonesia Comic Con 2022," he expressed, as quoted by Jakarta PPID's press release.
He explained that the creative economy is a catalyst for sustainable development growth and has the potential for significant economic contributions, creating a positive business climate, building national image and identity, increasing competitive advantage, and providing positive social impacts.
"Hope this activity can have a positive impact on creative industry players in Jakarta to express and create, as well as promote Jakarta as a center for entertainment tourism and hobbies related to pop culture," he added.
There were representatives of Jakarta's creative economy actors who are exhibitors at the special booth of Disparekraf at Indonesia Comic Con 2022, namely Mice Cartoon, Galeo Anak Segara, Oramon.id, Pop Art Jakarta, Kunokai, Mora & Olfi, SovloFansarto, Mas Be Production, Dethrune, MoreHope, Ulti 2 Dimension, Fun Cican, Revairment, Jendela.id, and Cutemonster.
Various entertainment events would be featured such as Cosplayer Competition, Local Comic Artist Meet, Premier Trailer Indonesian films, and promotion of trademark-license-copyright.
Aside that, creative artists from filmmakers, animators, illustrators, and content creators would also present to fill the event and provide information about creative products made by the nation's children.
As for the information, Indonesia Comic Con (ICC) is the largest pop culture event in Indonesia which is held in the form of an exhibition and focuses on comic book culture, especially various comic books that have been adapted into blockbuster films from countries in Asia to the world.