ASPROANIMATION IS INAUGURATED AT UDINUS
Lecturers and The Chairman of Study Program (Prodi) of Animation in Indonesia officially established the Association of Indonesian Animation Studies Program (Asproanimasi) in Semarang. The association was formed to become a platform for State and Private Universities in Indonesia which has Animation study program.
A meeting was held on the 7th floor of H building at Dian Nuswantoro University (Udinus) on Wednesday 15th till Thursday 16th 2017. The meeting was a continuation of the previous two meetings. "Previously, some of us had a meeting to initiate the establishment of this association in Yogyakarta and followed by the next meeting in Malang," explained Sugiyanto, M.Kom, and The Chairman of Udinus’ Animation Study Program. Currently there are 13 Universities from various regions in Indonesia are joined Asproanimasi which are Udinus, ISI Surakarta, ISI Yogyakarta, STT Nusa Putra Sukabumi, Politeknik Seni Yogyakarta, Telkom University Bandung, Malang State University, Bina Nusantara University, NU Jepara Islamic University and Multimedia Nusantara University Jakarta. It is expected that there will be more Universities that joined Asproanimasi by the time because there is still plenty universities that has an Animation Study Program but not yet joined the association. The function of Asproanimasi is to do the work program during one period ahead, and the purpose is to bind the members in the association.
The result of the meeting in Semarang was the ratification of the Articles of Association and Bylaws (AD ART) of Asproanimasi and the election of the administrators. Andy Pramono, S. Kom, M.T from Malang State University was elected as The Chairman, Sugiyanto as The General Secretary and Dr. Khafizh Hastuti, M. Kom from Udinus as the Treasurer for 2017-2021 period. "AD ART in the Asproanimasi is formed to regulate the course of this Association in the future, so the rules are clear," added Sugi. The association is in the process of law legalization and still in the process of consultation with the notary. (* PR / mey)