Today storytelling and creativity have become primarily digital, but the Danish tradition for compelling storytelling has not changed even though the format has. The Danish createch ecosystem is overflowing with successful startups within e-sport, games, film, television, animation, and XR, and is expected to create additional export worth DKK 2.8 billion and grow by 1,800 new jobs.
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A strong ecosystem
Danish createch is seeing continuous growth, and the global demand for creative digital products is increasing. At the same time, createch innovation is also moving jobs and createch solutions from the traditional entertainment sector to other sectors, making it a relevant player for governments and the business community in general, e.g. in the energy sector, health sector and industrial sector.
An important actor on the Danish createch scene is Vision Denmark. Vision Denmark is a business cluster for digital content producing companies within e-sport, games, film, television, animation and XR. The cluster connects the ecosystem across Denmark to create innovation and growth in the digital visual industry.
You will also find Creative Denmark, a public-private partnership that creates awareness about Danish creative strongholds internationally. They support the unlocking of the creative industries’ enormous potential by creating an international branding platform that strengthens the visibility of Danish creative solutions and competencies internationally.
Danish CreaTech in numbers
Yearly growth in # of startups
Growth in export compared to last year
142 companies PC games, console games, tablet games, smartphone games, online games and downloaded games. Award-winning companies and games with dedicated fans and communities
120 companies TV-series, TV-shows, TV programs. International success and worldwide distribution. National broadcasters engage in the industry.
Film & animation
275 companies Live-action movies, documentary, short film, animation Award-winning directors and actors and world-class storytelling
XR (Mixed Reality) & interactive
87 companies VR, AR, real-time technology, motion capture, 3D and new technologies within createch Creative solutions for createch as well as all other industries, health, education, industry, architecture, energy, culture etc.
231 companies Commercials, audiovisual products within branding, communication, marketing etc.
An ecosystem of many strengths
The Danish createch industry has a solid grip on the global markets, and there exists even more business opportunities in gaining more terrain. Especially within XR and gaming are Danish createch companies getting international attention and are showing no sign of slowing down.
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