- The Sandbox announced a partnership with the Digital Hollywood platform
- The move is intended to promote the creator economy via human resource development
- A seminar will be held on July 9 to facilitate discussions on the emerging digital economy
In a recent announcement, it has been announced that The Sandbox, popular metaverse platform, has partnered with Digital Hollywood, a school for human resource development in IT and digital content.
As per the announcement made on the official Twitter handle of The Sandbox, the collaboration with Digital Hollywood, a seminar will be held on July 9, 2022, to celebrate. Digital Hollywood will be offering a range of new courses for voxel artists and game makers. This will help in the promotion of the creator economy in The Sandbox.
In accordance with the revelations, the seminar named, “The Sandbox’s First Steps in the Creator Economy,” will be featuring the COO of The Sandbox, Sebastian Borget, and other prominent speakers. The creator economy in the title signifies the emerging digital economy that allows creators to earn revenue from their creations on platforms such as The Sandbox.
📔 We are partnering with @dh_tokyo to offer new courses throughout Japan to train and assist content creators in #TheSandbox— The Sandbox (@TheSandboxGame) July 1, 2022
🇯🇵 With this, we are coming to Japan and will hold a seminar on July 9th – which will discuss the emerging digital economy and more! pic.twitter.com/VpvngbI5gk
Tomoyuki Sugiyama, the President of Digital Hollywood, released a statement that said:
We are confident that through this collaboration with The Sandbox and the jointly held courses, creators who earn money from digital content while moving back and forth between reality and the metaverse will emerge as an important part of a new digital society.
Adding further to his statement, Sugiyama revealed:
At Digital Hollywood STUDIO, we have been teaching the creative skills necessary to live one’s own life, and I am happy to see that many of our graduates are leading lives that are uniquely their own. In the future, we will need more skills to work in the metaverse from anywhere in the world.
As per the revelations made by the officials, Digital Hollywood will be developing a new course to train game makers and voxel artists, the creators of The Sandbox world. Moreover, a competition will be held for the students and winners will be able to join the Creator’s Fund offered by The Sandbox.
The Co-Founder and COO of The Sandbox, Sebastian Borget, also released a statement regarding the same that said:
The Sandbox is a platform expressly designed to unlock the potential of creators, and as such, we strongly welcome our collaboration with Digital Hollywood to help talented Japanese creators get started building content for our open metaverse.