This June, 51 students of Digital Media Design program had field trip to Jogjakarta. The objective of this trip is to visit some Multimedia Companies which have Indonesian concept and to learn from practitioners
In this field trip, participants divided into 2 groups, the first one is the junior, and the second one is the senior group.
On the first day, both group visited Gameloft, the biggest international video game company. Here, the student learnt more about 2D animation and 3D animation. They also explored this company and got to know about game making process, and their facilities.
After that, the Junior group visited Dagadu, one of local creative industry, which popular as the original brand Jogjakarta to design clothes. They learnt how the artists do their jobs, creative design inspiration and how to transform an idea into a design.
On the second day, the senior visited the Borobudur temple, the largest Buddhist temple in the world, to do video shooting subjects in preparation for the final motion.
In the other hand, the junior group visited MSV Pictures, the biggest animation studio in Indonesia which well known of their 2D animation : Battle of Surabaya. This movie has become nominee of the best animation movie. This place also has been visited by Walt Disney CEO. The student learnt about production process and had some discussion with animator and artist
Then, they went to Cemeti Art House, a museum which has huge collections of contemporary art. Here, the students got an interactive session with one of the artists, so they can learn about contemporary art from the experts.
The last destination of second day was Batik Rara Jonggrang, Rara Jonggrang Batik is one of the most popular place for batik. In this place, the participants had the opportunity to have workshop of Traditional Batik making, they learn how to make patterns using “malam, as special ink, and” canting”
On the last day, both groups visited Jogja TV, a local television in Jogjakarta. Jogja TV is one of Jogjakarta television station. Here, the studets learnt many things from the equipment, techniques to software used in the broadcasting industry. Not only that, they also learnt how to make live shooting in broadcasting. Suprisingly, our students were invited on an interview show to promote and share about their experience in Lasalle College.