Dean of the Faculty of Communication Dr. Dadang Rahmat Hidayat, S.Sos., S.H., M.Si signed a Cooperation Agreement with the Chairman of the Indonesian Film Board, Gunawan Paggaru, at the Postgraduate Auditorium of the Faculty of Communication, Thursday (23/6).
The purpose of the Cooperation is related to the implementation of joint activities in the field of Development of Education and Human Resources in the Field of Television & Film Based on Work. There are several points of cooperation that will be carried out, namely cooperation in the field of research development and film data management; improving the quality of human resources in the field of work-based television & film; empowering human resources in the field of work-based television & film, and implementing competency tests and film assessor training agreed by both parties.
In his speech, Gunawan Paggaru said: “Developing national cinema, we must start from developing film human resources through education and conducting research and data collection on the potential map that we have. Collaborate between education and industry. That is why BPI sees that the MoU signed today is very important. BPI as an Integrator in accordance with its duties and functions mandated by Law No. 33 of 2009 concerning film”
Meanwhile, Dadang Rahmat said. “Fikom welcomes the cooperation with the Indonesian Film Agency. This collaboration is very important, because the campus cannot stand alone. God willing, Fikom is ready to collaborate both for research, conferences and other events including festivals. Fikom plans to organize the Jatinangor International Film Festival, and hopes that it will be fully supported by BPI, and can provide benefits for both parties and of course for the film community “.
Gunawan further said:
“With the collaboration of BPI with Fikom UNPAD, the aspirations of FIKOM UNPAD as conveyed by Pak Dadang to hold an international Jatinangor Film Festival will be easier because BPI has a network of international film festival organizers. Especially if the Film Festival is a student film festival, this is definitely interesting and there is no festival like that”
The signing of the collaboration was carried out on the sidelines of the Film Screening and Film Discussion event by the 2019 class of Film and Unpad Television Students, where Gunawan Paggaru acted as the main evaluator. This Film Screening and Discussion is one of a series of Montaj: Movie Event Padjadjaran 2022 which was held as a collaboration of Film Industry Business and Film Production courses of 6th semester TV & Film Study Program students. (LP)