It was started from Baros, a place located in Cimahi, West Java, Indonesia. A lot of animation enthusiasts has been visiting this place since Cimahi Creative Association (CCA) was established in 2009 as an organization concerning the Development of digital content industry in Indonesia, especially in human Resources Development. With fully support from Cimahi Government, Baros International Animation Festival (BIAF) was held at First in 2013 as one of the steps to expand the Indonesian insights, knowledges and strengthening the networking with other stakeholders around the World, so it hopefully can accelerate the Indonesian animation industry for contributing more to the global industry.
MASS MARKET FOR ENTERTAINMENT AND MEDIA INDUSTRY
Indonesia has mass market for entertainment and media industry with 253 million citizens, where 30 % of them are middle socioeconomically people. The average of Indonesian economic growth is about 6.1 % for last ten years.
Until now, Indonesia has 826 screens of 186 cinemas in 2014, 13 terrestrials TV, 12 networking TV and 20 paid TV.
Recently, Indonesia has been becoming one of the fastest growing markets for entertainment and media industry.
GREAT POTENCY OF HUMAN RESOURCES
Indonesia has great potency of human resources for animation film industry hundreds animation studios spread around Indonesia.
A lot of indonesian professional artists working in prominent animation companies around the world
Animation studies have been growing up significantly for recent 5 years. It can be seen from the raising of animation major and animation course held in several universities and vocational schools in indonesia from 2009 until now
BIAF 2013 is held on October 23rd – 26th, 2013 at Simply Valore Hotel, Baros Cimahi. It was participated by more than 3000 visitors, 36 Indonesian animation studios and event speakers from five countries, these are Netherlands, Singapore, Egypt, France and Philippines. Besides that, we also conducted script writing competition, followed by 47 participants. The winner of this competition was supported by Walt Disney Inc.
BIAF 2014 was held on 27th – 30th November 2014 at Simply Valore Hotel, Baros Cimahi. It was attended by more than 6000 visitors, 25 Indonesian animation studios, 5 colleagues, 18 Indonesian game developers and comic artists. Besides that, there were more than 30 speakers from 9 countries; these were Indonesia, France, Singapore, Malaysia, Iran, New Zealand, Germany, Phillipines and Thailand. We also held animated film concept competition for students participated by 48 participants.
BIAF 2015 was held on 6th – 10th October 2015 at Simply Valore Hotel, Baros Cimahi. It was attended by more than 9000 visitors, 35 Indonesian Animation Studios, 10 Universities, 21 comic studios and 5 game developers. Besides that, there were more than 25 speakers from 11 countries; these were Indonesia, France, Singapore, Malaysia, Iran, New Zealand, Germany, Phillipines, Polland, Japan, and United States. We also held International short animated film competition that participated by 203 participants around the world.
Forum ini mewadahi pertemuan antara para pelaku industri animasi dan potential buyer dan investor di Indonesia.
In an alternate-reality 1974 Japan, the country is split, with the southern islands controlled by America and the northern lands claimed by the Soviet Union. Hokkaido, referred to as Ezo in Kumo no Mukou Yakusoku no Basho, decides to construct a tower into the sky designed by Ekusun Tsukinoe.
By 1996, Hokkaido Tower's construction is complete and three students of Aomori have big dreams concerning this tower. Hiroki Fujisawa and Takuya Shirakawa are considered child prodigies, and both harbor romantic feelings for Sayuri Sawatari, though neither of them would dare admit it.
When a drone crashes down, the two boys resolve to repair it and fly to the top of Hokkaido Tower. Assisting them is their boss at the military plant, Mr. Okabe. They name the drone Bella Ciela, but before their dreams of flying it are realized, Sayuri vanishes. Unbeknownst to them, her disappearance is related closely to the tower that the two dream of reaching.
Present your works or your business and get some advices from the advisors in 10 minutes to make your works or your business get better performance. The Portfolio Advisors would be Stephen Aldebert (CEO Moutarde & Wassabi Singapore) and Hassan Abd. Mutalib (Professional Scriptwriter Malaysia). And The Business Advisors would be David Kwok (CEO Tiny Island Productions Singapore), Adam Ham (CEO GCMA TV Malaysia), and Hongki Kim (CEO Goldilocks Inc Korea)
Institut Francais Indonesia
Andre Surya is a founder and CEO Enspire Studio. Before establishing his own company, he was a digital artist in Lucasfilm Singapore. His works can be seen in several well known box office movies, such as Ironman, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, StarTrek, Terminator Salvation, etc
Kenichiro Tomiyasu is known worldwide and recognized as one of the most popular concept artists in Japan. Kenichiro Tomiyasu’s artwork can be seen in games such as Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy XI and in the film Resident Evil: Damnation among many other projects.
Anthony Krazwyck - Audiovisual Coordinator IFI
A recent study from Unifrance (the organism which promotes French cinema all over the world) showed that 85% of French animation movies were exported abroad. How does this success go geographically speaking? What are the characteristics of this cinema? What will be the future of the French animation industry? We will go through all these point in order to have a detailed description of the worldwide export of French animation movies.
Prof. Shilpa Ranade is a founding member of Damroo, a project involved in creating content for children where she has produced books and films while working closely with children to produce the content. She has also illustrated numerous books for children for leading publishers in the country including Scholastic, Eklavya, Pratham and Karadi Tales. She made an Animated feature film for the Children’s Film Society of India, ‘Goopi Gawaiya Bagha Bajaiya,’ based on the original text ‘Goopi Gayne Bagha Bayne’ by Upendrakishore Raychowdury.
For creating truly powerful visual and physical storytelling, the animators need to notice the details of character, such as principle of movement, anatomy, shape, weight, locomotion, creature and object characteristics, and the involvement of text, props and choreography as they relate to animation.
MYRNA GAWRYN has taught and consulted in the area of character behavior and development, visual storytelling and movement for animation at DREAMWORKS and DISNEY as well as LOYOLA MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY in Los Angeles, LUCASFILM and CG PROTEGE in Singapore, GOBELINS and ANNECY in France, the GOBELINS INTERNATIONAL MASTERCLASS PROGRAM worldwide, GRIFFITH FILM SCHOOL in Australia, LEMIAFF INT'L FILM FESTIVAL/ANIMAZE in Montreal, THE ONE ACADEMY in Malaysia and THE NORMAL UNIVERSITY in Taiwan.
Piotr Kardas, Founder of O!PLA and Polish Historian will share about how Pollish Animation can be developing in 10 years. Besides that, He would also show some Pollish Animation to be screened in his session
Hassan Abd Muthalib
This highly visual session will introduce the use of mise-en-scene, production design, art direction, cinematography, editing and sound for clear and effective storytelling in film, TV, multimedia, animation, advertising, photography and painting. The conventions or basic rules found in these techniques have not explicitly been revealed by filmmakers and no book exists to explain the above.
Hongki-kim founded the Itasca Studio and was responsible for the overall planning, producing, and marketing of the Original Video Animation “Doggy Poo.” Mr. Kim has received numerous awards including “Best Pilot” award in Tokyo Animation Festival, the excellence award at the Korean Cartoon, Animation, and Character Awards. Mr. Kim also has been in charge of animation planning and overseas co-production, as well as business development for Animation, Games, Interactive Media and AR/VRat SK Independence and SK C&C for four years before leaving to found Goldilocks Studio Inc. in 2008.
Nol Kittiampon is a layout supervisor at The Monk Studio which is one of the leading animation studio in Thailand. Prior to joining The Monk Studio in 2011, he was part of the team that produced “Khan Kluay”, which was Thailand’s first 3D animated features. Since joining The Monk Studio, he has worked on various projects for the studio including 3 seasons of The Paddle Pop series.
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