CreateHK proudly supports the “Hong Kong: Our Home” Campaign with following events:
Vibrant Hong Kong
HKIFF Cine Fan Programme / 13th
Venice Biennale International Architectural Exhibition–Hong Kong Response Exhibition / World Design Summer Camp 2013 / Summer International Film Festival / Design Mart / Discover Design 2013 / SIGGRAPH Asia 2013 / Hong Kong Design Book Mart / DETOUR 2013 / 2013 Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism \ Architecture • Hong Kong
Hip Hong Kong
Searching…Becoming 2013 / Hong Kong Ani-Com Summer 2013 / The 1st
Anniversary Fun Day of the Hong Kong Avenue of Comic Stars / International Comic Artworks Exhibition / Fashion Forward Festival
– Online registration for tickets of last performance - New
Sponsored by CreateHK, LIVETUBE provides a stage for signed and unsigned artists to present their music through live performance. The last performance is held on 28 December 2013, and online registration for tickets starts from 11 December 2013 on first-come-first-served basis.
Separately, the November’s performance is broadcast on now TV Channel 100 (now Hong Kong) with schedule as follows:
- First run: 1am to 2am, 9:30am to 10:30am and 6pm to 6:55pm on 22 December 2013;
- Second run: 6pm to 7pm on 24 December 2013;
- Third run: 8:30am to 9:30am on 26 December 2013; and
- Fourth run: 4pm to 5pm on 28 December 2013.
Sponsored by CreateHK, the 2013/2014 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 October 2013 to 31 March 2015.
Sponsored by CreateHK, the International Comic Artworks Exhibition displays more than 300 artworks by well known international artists for the public to appreciate comics publications from different cultures. The second round of exhibition features renowned comic artists, including Mr Yanase Takshi [deceased] from Japan [deceased], author of "Anpanman"; Ms Chang Hai Cheng from Taiwan, author of " Fated to Love You"; as well as Siu Hak, author of "Fake Forensic Science", and Postgal Workshop, author of ”Din-dong” from Hong Kong, among others. Exhibition lasts until 17 December 2013.WEBSITE
Concurrently on display is the Comics x Figures – Hong Kong Ani-Com Figure Show sponsored by CreateHK. WEBSITE
The International Comic Artworks Exhibition is one of the signature events under the theme of “Hip Hong Kong” in the “Hong Kong: Our Home” Campaign. WEBSITE
Fashion Forward Festival
– Opened by first catwalk on the streets of Cheung Sha Wan district - New
Sponsored by CreateHK, the Fashion Forward Festival stages its opening ceremony on 13 December 2013 with celebrity catwalk, which is the first fashion show held on the streets of Cheung Sha Wan district. Members of the public are invited to attend as audience.
The Festival is held from 12 December 2013 to 31 January 2014 with a range of public engagement activities and events for industry participants, including workshops, exhibitions, buyer and media presentations and Fashion Music Night, etc. Open for public registration. WEBSITE (in Chinese only)
Fashion Forward Festival is one of the events under the theme of “Hip Hong Kong” in the “Hong Kong: Our Home” Campaign. WEBSITE
Sponsored by CreateHK, the 2013 Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism \ Architecture ‧Hong Kong is scheduled for 11 December 2013 to 28 February 2014 with satellite exhibitions, performances, film screenings, forums, workshops, guided tours and lectures. Opens for free admission. WEBSITE
The 2013 Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism \ Architecture ‧Hong Kong is one of the programmes under the theme of “Vibrant Hong Kong” in the “Hong Kong: Our Home” Campaign. WEBSITE
Hong Kong Week 2013 @ Taipei
– Starting from 29 November 2013
CreateHK supports the Hong Kong Week 2013 @ Taipei by sponsoring two exhibitions on design and comics – “Hong Kong Design．Styles” and “A Parallel Tale: Taipei in 80s x Hong Kong in 90s”. Hong Kong Week 2013@Taipei is officially opened on 29 November 2013 to offer Taiwanese audiences a taste of Hong Kong's rich culture and unlimited creativity through a series of exhibitions and artistic programmes.
Sponsored by CreateHK, winners of Hong Kong leg of the 15th DigiCon6 Awards represented Hong Kong to compete in the grand final held in Japan on 16 November 2013. The “Hong Kong Station” attained the "DigiCon6 Creativity Award" in the grand final. WEBSITE
Discover Design 2013
– Return of annual flagship youth education programme in November 2013
Sponsored by CreateHK, Discover Design 2013 is held on Saturdays and Sundays from 30 November to 14 December 2013 to broaden local students’ cultural and design horizons and appreciation of design thinking.
Discover Design 2013 is one of the programmes under the theme “Vibrant Hong Kong” of the “Hong Kong: Our Home” Campaign. WEBSITE
Hong Kong International Mobile Film Festival and Awards 2013/2014
– The 7th
Hong Kong Mobile Film Festival (HKMFF) calls for contest entries
Sponsored by CreateHK, the 7th
HKMFF calls for submission of entries for its Mobile Film Production Contest. DEADLINE: 27 December 2013.
Hong Kong Week 2013 – "Hong Kong Design．Styles" Exhibition
– Presents the best of Hong Kong design to Taiwan audience
Sponsored by CreateHK, the Hong Kong Design．Styles exhibition is held from 29 November to 15 December 2013 in Taipei to display a diverse range of Hong Kong design styles in graphic, product, spatial and new media disciplines. Opens for free admission.
It is one of the programmes of the Hong Kong Week 2013 in Taipei. WEBSITE
Sponsored by CreateHK, A Parallel Tale: Taipei in 80s x Hong Kong in 90s exhibition is held from 30 November 2013 to 9 February 2014 in Taipei to showcase the new works by Hong Kong Taiwan comic artists. They are invited to depict their impressions on the cultural scene of the two cities of Hong Kong and Taipei in the 1980s and 90s in an original and imaginative "parallel tale". Opens for free admission.
It is one of the programmes of the Hong Kong Week 2013 in Taipei.WEBSITE
Sponsored by CreateHK, the Comics x Figures – Hong Kong Ani-Com Figure Show showcases 20 unique figures created by local renowned figure designers based on classical comic characters in Hong Kong. The exhibition is continued at Comix Home Base from 17 November to 17 December 2013.
The International Comic Artworks Exhibition is held concurrently to showcase the works of comic masters. Both exhibitions are open to public for free.
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.
Organised by CreateHK, the Mascot Design Competition announced the winning mascot designs selected by public voting – Lovely Bud, Energy, May and Fresh. They will act as ambassadors for promoting the "Hong Kong: Our Home" Campaign and activities related to comics and animation.
The Competition is one of the core programmes of Hong Kong Ani-Com Summer 2013, which is a signature event under the theme of "Hip Hong Kong" in the "Hong Kong: Our Home" Campaign.
Sponsored by CreateHK, the “Creativity in Business” Seminar Series is firstly held in Qingdao (March 2014) for Hong Kong design, advertising, branding and marketing companies to explore markets.
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 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.
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.