CreateHK proudly supports the “Hong Kong: Our Home” Campaign with following events:
Vibrant Hong Kong
HKIFF Cine Fan Programme / Summer International Film Festival / Design Mart / 13th
Venice Biennale International Architectural Exhibition - Hong Kong Response Exhibition
Hip Hong Kong
Hong Kong Ani-Com Summer 2013 / “Hong Kong Avenue of Comic Stars” Fun Day 2013 / International Comic Art Exhibition
Sponsored by CreateHK, the 2nd
Hong Kong Comic Camp aims to equip participants with practical skills on comics creation and knowledge of the market in Greater China region. The Camp now calls for applications as participants of the comic camp to be held from June to August 2013. DEADLINE: 31 May 2013. Separately, the Camp’s briefing session scheduled for 25 May 2013 is still open for registration on first-come first-served basis.WEBSITE
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Promoting Hong Kong to be the Host City of SIGGRAPH Asia 2013
– Call for submission of programmes for SIGGRAPH Asia 2013 - NEW
Sponsored by CreateHK, Hong Kong has become the hosting city of SIGGRAPH Asia 2013. The event is scheduled for 19 to 22 November 2013 to provide a platform for computer graphics community to share, collaborate and facilitate development in the fields of animation, games and visual effects. The organiser is calling for submission of programmes for Art Gallery, Computer Animation Festival, Courses, Emerging Technologies, Posters, Symposium on Mobile Graphics and Interactive Applications, and Technical Briefs. Please refer to website for various submission deadlines.WEBSITE
– May’s performance
Sponsored by CreateHK, the monthly LIVETUBE provides a stage for signed and unsigned artists to present their music through live performance. The performance in May which features EO2, Edmond Tong, Kiki Li, Bon Yip, 12.8(Twelve.eight), Laybackers and Narcissus is held on 31 May 2013.WEBSITE
Supported by CreateHK, the 'GIFT' Design Ideas Competition now calls for entries. Submission DEADLINE: 21 June 2013.WEBSITE
Sponsored by CreateHK, the response exhibition of Hong Kong’s exhibition at the 13th
Venice Biennale International Architecture Exhibition organises an opening forum on 18 May 2013 under the theme of “The Future of Kowloon East”. Public may register on-site at the forum on a first-come-first-served basis. The response exhibition is from 18 May to 18 July 2013. Free admission.
Sponsored by CreateHK, the EcoChic Design Award 2013 calls for entries from Hong Kong, the Mainland, Taiwan, Singapore, UK, France, Belgium and Germany. Submission DEADLINE: 15 August 2013.
Sponsored by CreateHK, the Hong Kong Arts Centre organises comics concerts in Hong Kong on 7 and 8 June 2013, featuring live drawing by two distinguished Hong Kong comics artists Siuhak and Little Thunder, as well as two French comics artists, in the format of music concert. Separately, one comics talk and two workshops hosted by representatives of Angoulême International Comics Festival would be held on 8 to 9 June 2013. The project is one of the programmes of the Hong Kong Ani-Com Summer 2013. Tickets for the comics concerts are now available for sale, while the comics workshops and comics talk are opened for online registration, on first-come first-served basis.
Hong Kong Ani-Com Summer 2013 proudly supports the “Hong Kong: Our Home” Campaign.
Inspiration Sparks HK
– Promoting awarded local young creative talents
CreateHK launched an advertising campaign to promote our awarded young creative talents. Talents being featured include Product Designer Chris NG; Fashion Designer Janko LAM; Interior Designers Ajax LAW Ling Kit and Virginia LUNG; Illustrator/Comics Artist/Animator Postgal Workshop (John CHAN); Animator Matthew CHOW; Film Director and Writer Kenneth BI; Film Director Adam WONG; and Composer and Sheng Performer NG Cheuk Yin. More details are available at the smartphone app, “Inspiration Sparks HK”, and on Facebook page:www.facebook.com/inspirationsparkshk
Sponsored by CreateHK, the Hong Kong Smart Gifts Design Awards 2013 holds roving exhibitions from 27 April to 5 June 2013 to showcase the winning works.
“First Feature Film Initiative” (FFFI) is launched to identify new filmmaking talents through a competition on screenplay and production proposals and funding the winning film directors and their teams to take forward their production proposals. Application to the competition starts on 20 March 2013. DEADLINE: 20 August 2013.
Sponsored by CreateHK, the Avenue of Comic Stars offers free guided tours for visitors on Saturdays and Sundays during specified periods. On-the-spot enrollment is accepted on first-come-first-served basis.
Sponsored by CreateHK, the 2012/2013 edition of Hong Kong Short Film: New Action Express opens for application from local short film makers to participate in specified international short film festivals or competitions held from 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2013.
Sponsored by CreateHK, the Support Scheme calls for new applications from tertiary full-time graduates who have aspiration in developing their career in animation, comic, digital game, post production and visual effect fields of the digital entertainment sector to participate in an one-year on-the-job training. The Scheme also invites applications from employers who are willing to offer the said training; they will be subsidised in the format of a loan of a full set of computer with necessary software for training purpose.
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The first teaching kit that incorporates elements of film and animation into the new secondary school curriculum of visual arts to cultivate students’ appreciation of creativity as well as to nurture talent for both the film and animation industries.