SKKU: SKKU held 2021 Creative Bridge Festival DEMO DAY

On November 4 (Thu), co-hosted by Seoul Metropolitan City Campus Town, Jongno-gu office, Sungkyunkwan University Campus Project Team and SKKU Convergence Institute for Culture, Arts, and Media

The Final DEMO Day, the highlight of 2021 Creative Bridge Festival which was co-hosted by Seoul Metropolitan City Campus Town, Jongno-gu office, Sungkyunkwan University Campus Project Team and SKKU Convergence Institute for Culture, Arts, and Media, was successfully held on November 4 (Thu) at 600th Anniversary Hall.

The 2021 Creative Bridge Festival is a creative and startup idea contest in the field of digital convergence content. 146 content creative and start-up ideas were applied by 35 domestic and international universities. It was double the number compared to last year.

The first session of the event began with a congratulatory video message from Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon, followed by a congratulatory speech by Sungkyunkwan University President Shin Dong-ryeol, and a highlight video of mentoring idea tone of the finalists. The contest to select finalists were held at the Metaverse virtual space that implemented Daehakro Marronier Park on October 28 (Thu), 2021.

Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon encouraged young participants through a congratulatory speech, saying, “The growth of the content industry is accelerating and serves as a priming water for digital transformation, and K-content such as movies and dramas are captivating people around the world.

Sungkyunkwan University President Dong-Reyol Shin said, “SKKU will continue to strive to develop into a global hub for K-ideas in the field of convergence contents” and promised, “SKKU will continue to improve the Creative Bridge Festival to provide more opportunities for young people in the fields of culture, art, and media.”

In the second session of the event, the idea plan of the five semi-final teams were presented. The Aponimus team (representative Jung Soo-yeon) in the start-up prototype sector, the Remora team (representative Park Joon-ha) in the start-up idea sector, the A-ti monster (representative Kwon Dae-hee) in the start-up idea sector, Kim Eung-seok in the start-up prototype sector, and Jayoomadang in the creative work sector (representative Kim Young-bae) competed for 15 million prize money.

Many expertise from various fields were participated as judges and conducted a fair review with an insight to understand the in-depth perspective of each specialized field and the flow of the times.





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