BIDC 2017
Bangkok International Digital Content Festival (BIDC) is Thailand’s largest annual digital content event first organized in 2014 by various industrial representatives and the Thai government to showcases our creative industries in animation, games, characters, CG&VFX, and e-learning.
This year, BIDC will be at the Centara Grand Hotel during March 20-24, 2017.  We hope you can join us in the most exciting Digital Content event in Asia.
Highlight
BIDC 2017 also coincides with Bangkok Entertainment Festival, the largest and most comprehensive entertainment festival in ASEAN to date.  The highlights for this year include:
1
Welcome reception and networking party for all participants
2
Opening ceremony presided by key digital content executives from the Royal Thai Government
3
Professional business matching and networking with 100+ regional and international companies in animation, games, and digital content industries
4
Professional seminars and workshops from international and local speakers in various topics in production, business, technologies and best practices
5
BIDC Awards Ceremony to recognize outstanding Thailand digital content companies
6
Content Showcase featuring the latest in animation, games, VR, CG&VFX, e-learning, and character business from local companies
Why you should join
BIDC is the best opportunity to explore possible collaborations and extend partnerships with Thailand’s leading digital content companies and to experience first-hand, the best-in-class products and services Thailand has to offer.
BIDC provides comfortable one-on-one business matching sessions as well as numerous social networking opportunities. As Thailand aims to be one of ASEAN’s leading Digital Content producers, BIDC will continue to strive for better quality, unique experiences and strong partnerships to all international guests. Supported by DITP and DEPA, selected guests will also enjoy full support for airfare and accommodation and transportation throughout the event.
Business Matching
  • To drive animation and games business in digital creative economy of Thailand.
  • In order to find new partners and confederation for business and target countries,
  • Leading to business networking both at a national and international level.
  • In addition, motivating the entertainment entrepreneurs in Thailand to adapt and improve competitiveness in the international forum.
  • Creating opportunities for Thai entrepreneurs accessing source of investment funds for media production as well.
Seminars & Workshop
Walt Disney Animation Studios: How Planning and Teamwork created the World of Zootopia
22 March 2017, Nakornsrithammarat 14:00-15:30
Speakers :
Associate Producer, WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS
RPG Storytelling by AI in Final Fantasy XV: From Buddies to Photos
22 March 2017, 23rd floor Ballroom C, Centara Grand Bangkok, 10:00-12:00
Speakers :
"VR" The World Changing Technology
22 March 2017, 23rd floor Ballroom C, Centara Grand Bangkok, 15:20 - 17:20
Mr. Raymond Pao is responsible for VR technology, strategic partnership, VR business in Asia Pacific, as well as creates the exceptional product and brand value on HTC Vive. He has abundant experience and knowledge in consumer electronics and technology. From 2006 to 2008, he worked with Google Android team and developed the world first Android Smartphone and was in charge of software development in Android platform. Mr. Pao received two Master Degrees in Mechanical Engineering from National Taiwan University and Electrical Engineering from University of Southern California.
Speakers :
VP, VR New Technology
Art of Designing Worlds and Characters for Video Games
22 March 2017, 23rd floor Ballroom C, Centara Grand Bangkok, 13:00-15:00
Goichi Suda, also known as Suda51, is the CEO of Grasshopper Manufacture and a former designer at Human Entertainment.
His works include Moonlight Syndrome, The Silver Case, Flower, Sun and Rain, Michigan, Killer7, the No More Heroes series, Shadows of the Damned and most recently, Lollipop Chainsaw and Killer is Dead.
Speakers :
CEO, Grasshopper Manufacture
How to license your character and content worldwide
22 March 2017, 23rd floor Room M4, Centara Grand Bangkok, 10:00 - 12:00,
Charles M. Riotto is President and CEO of the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA), the world’s leading trade group for licensing professionals, with over 1,100 member companies worldwide. LIMA is recognized globally as the authoritative voice of the licensing industry.
Speakers :
President and CEO of the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA)
State of Games
22 March 2017, 23rd floor Room M4, Centara Grand Bangkok, 13:00-15:00
Junde Yu joined App Annie in 2011 as a consultant when the tracking company was about a year old. Today, the company has about 400 employees, 15 offices across the world, and has shifted its headquarters to San Francisco.
Speakers :
Managing Director, APAC at App Annie
Marketing Tech Review of Ads Network
22 March 2017, 23rd floor Room M4, Centara Grand Bangkok, 15:20-17:20
Speakers :
RPG Storytelling by AI in Final Fantasy XV: From Buddies to Photos
23 March 2017, Duangtawan Hotel, Chiangmai, 13:30-15:30
Speakers :
การเรียนในยุค 4.0 และการฝึกอบรมอาชีพกฎหมาย (LEARNING IN THAILAND 4.0 ERA & LAW PROFESSIONAL TRAINING)
23 March 2017, 23rd floor Room M4, Centara Grand Bangkok, 9:30-12:00
Speakers :
Committee for Legal Department
การศึกษาไทยในยุค 4.0 (Education 4.0)
23 March 2017, 23rd floor Room M4, Centara Grand Bangkok, 11:00 - 12:00
Speakers :
การประยุกต์ ใช้ Cloud ในอีเลิร์นนิง (Applying Cloud in e-learning)
23 March 2017, 23rd floor Room M1-M2, Centara Grand Bangkok, 
10:30-12:00
Speakers :
Committee and Public Relations
E-tools for teaching English Writing
23 March 2017, 23rd floor Room M1-M2, Centara Grand Bangkok, 9:30-10:30
Speakers :
Associate Professor at Mahidol University
Concept Art for Hollywood Feature films
23 March 2017, 23rd floor Ballroom C, Centara Grand Bangkok, 10:00-12:00
James now holds a Visual Development title where he has created Environmental Concept art for Frozen, Brig Hero 6 and Moana. He is also an avid landscape painter and teaches from time to time at various local colleges. He has 20 years experience in the Animation world during his time with Disney Animation Studios.
Speakers :
Visual Development
Making of 'Schirkoa', Best of Show Animation from SIGGRAPH Asia 2016
23 March 2017, 23rd floor Ballroom C, Centara Grand Bangkok, 13:00-15:00
Ishan is an Indian CG Artist and Filmmaker working in the animation medium for past 8 years. Ishan has a strong penchant for story-telling and has been engaged in creating comics, films and stage-plays since childhood. After dropping out of an engineering college to pursue animation, he graduated from 3D Sense Media School Singapore in 2008. Between 2008-2012, he was based in Singapore spearheading projects ranging from TV commercials to TV series. Ishan then took a 2 year sabbatical to work on his personal projects including a short film - Schirkoa. He is now working as a CG Lead at an animation studio in India while working on personal projects in spare time. His animation shorts and artworks have won several awards and have been featured all over the world. His first short film 'Schirkoa' is the rarest of Indian Animated Shorts to qualify for the Oscars. It is also the first Indian film to win 'Best of Show' at SIGGRAPH 2016.
Speakers :
Independent Animation Filmmaker / CG Lead
Turning Comic into Animation: Jojo's Adventures
23 March 2017, 23rd floor Ballroom C, Centara Grand Bangkok, 15:20-17:20
Kohei Ashiya is a Japanese animator credited for his work on the TV adaptation of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure by David Production. An animation director since the first season, Ashiya is well known for his publicized traditionally drawn artwork influenced tremendously by 'JoJo' since his early days, he was eventually sought out as an animation director for the series after officials discovered his drawings of its characteristics. Currently, Ashiya is a full-time lecturer in the Tokyo Media Arts department
at Takarazuka University where he teaches classes in animation content production.

Some of Mr. Ashiya’s works: ”GHOST IN THE SHELL the NEW MOVIE”, "Naruto Shippuden" and "Mobpsycho100" the animation
Speakers :
Animation Director
Business Opportunity of Character and Licensing Business
23 March 2017, 23rd floor Room M1-M2 Centara Grand Bangkok, 13:00-17:00
Speakers :
Director/Executive Officer at TV TOKYO Communications Corporation (TXCOM)
Alliance Manager/Director, DWANGO Co., Ltd.
e-Learning Trends
24 March 2017, 23rd floor Room M4, Centara Grand Bangkok, 9:30-11:00
Speakers :
ผู้ช่วยคณบดีฝ่ายกิจการพิเศษ คณะเทคโนโลยีสารสนเทศ มหาวิทยาลัยศรีปทุม
Outlook for THAILAND 4.0
24 March 2017, 23rd floor Room M4, Centara Grand Bangkok, 11:00-12:00
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Speakers :
General Manager, ECGATES SOLUTIONS
Making of 'Schirkoa', Best of Show Animation from SIGGRAPH Asia 2016
24 March 2017 Chiangmai University, Chiangmai, 13:00-15:00
shan is an Indian CG Artist and Filmmaker working in the animation medium for past 8 years. Ishan has a strong penchant for story-telling and has been engaged in creating comics, films and stage-plays since childhood. After dropping out of an engineering college to pursue animation, he graduated from 3D Sense Media School Singapore in 2008. Between 2008-2012, he was based in Singapore spearheading projects ranging from TV commercials to TV series. Ishan then took a 2 year sabbatical to work on his personal projects including a short film - Schirkoa. He is now working as a CG Lead at an animation studio in India while working on personal projects in spare time. His animation shorts and artworks have won several awards and have been featured all over the world. His first short film 'Schirkoa' is the rarest of Indian Animated Shorts to qualify for the Oscars. It is also the first Indian film to win 'Best of Show' at SIGGRAPH 2016.
Speakers :
Independent Animation Filmmaker / CG Lead
Walt Disney Animation Studios: How Planning and Teamwork created the World of Zootopia
24 March 2017, 23rd floor Ballroom C, Centara Grand Bangkok, 10:30 - 12:00
Speakers :
Associate Producer, WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS
Creative Victoria : A Successful Case for the Growth of Creative and Cultural Economy
24 March 2017, 23rd floor Room M1-M2, Centara Grand, Bangkok, 10:30-12:00
Speakers :
Deputy Secretary, Creative and Visitor Economies and Chief Executive, Creative Victoria
VFX Nomad Life
VFX
24 March 2017, 23rd floor Ballroom C, Centara Grand Bangkok, 13:00-15:00
Chalermphon has worked for a number of studios, including Framestore, Dr D and Method Studios before joining ILM in Singapore. He has been part of a number of popular titles, such as Warcraft, Wrath of the Titans and Ninja Turtles.
Speakers :
Senior Lighting TD, Industrial Light and Magic, Singapore
How to Prepare Demo Reel for Big Studio
24 March 2017, 23rd floor Ballroom C, Centara Grand Bangkok, 15:20-17:20
Speakers :
Moonhouse Studio
Luma Pictures
SonyPicture Imageworks
NEWS
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International Delegates
CHINA
CCTV ANIMATION CO
DEEPOON VR
LINEKONG
NOVA FILM TECHNOLOGY
ORIGINAL FORCE LTD.
SHANGHAI MYCH TECHNOLOGY CO.,LTD.
UUCMM
FRANCE
BIGBEN INTERACTIVE
RED CORNER
JAPAN
AIMING INC.
ATEAM INC.
COLOPL INC.
FIELDS CORPORATION
GOOPA INC.
IMAGICA WEST CORP
KEMCO (KOTOBUKI SOLUTION CO., LTD.)
MIXI (XFLAG)
POLYGON PICTURES
TV ASAHI
UNITE A ENTERTAINMENT CO.,LTD.