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Japanese Animation Masterclass – Last call for application for animation film screening cum seminar - New
Sponsored by CreateHK, the Japanese Animation Masterclass organises animation film screening cum seminar on 24 February 2018.  Open for FREE online application on a first-come-first-served basis.

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Ear Up Music Global 2017 – Pair of mentor and mentee performs in Noise Pop Festival in San Francisco - New

Sponsored by CreateHK, the Ear Up Music Global 2017 arranges four pairs of mentors and mentees to participate in different music festivals to broaden local music talent’s international exposure. The last pair performs in the Noise Pop Festival in San Francisco from 20 to 21 February 2018, alongside other exchange activities and meetings with other music talent joining the music festival from 18 to 21 February.

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Parenting Talk Series – Microfilm screening on 6 March

A microfilm screening session organised by Narcotics Division of the Security Bureau, the Action Committee Against Narcotics and the Hong Kong Jockey Club Drug InfoCentre is scheduled for 6 March 2018.  FREE online registration on a first-come-first-served basis.

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Entertainment Expo 2018 – Nine founding and core events from 19 March to 15 April

Sponsored by CreateHK, the 2018 edition of Entertainment Expo (EE) is held from 19 March to 15 April 2018 with nine spectacular events covering a global mix of film, TV, music and digital entertainment. The following EE founding and core events are sponsored by CreateHK –

- Hong Kong – Asia Film Financing Forum (19 to 21 March)
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- 42nd Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF) (19 March to 5 April)
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- TV World International Forum (20 March)
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- Digital Entertainment Summit (21 March)
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- Hong Kong Asian-Pop Music Festival (23 March)
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- 37th Hong Kong Film Awards Presentation Ceremony (15 April)
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Hong Kong Short Film : New Action Express 2017-2018 – FREE online registration for screening session of local short films and animations

Sponsored by CreateHK, the Hong Kong Short Film 2017/18 organises the Short Film Highlights on 18 March 2018 for public screening of five awarded Hong Kong short films and animations.  FREE registration on a first-come-first-served basis.

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Concurrently, the project is open for applications for local short film makers to participate in specified international short film festivals or competitions held in the period from now until 30 June 2018.

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Comix Home Base Decorations launched its third phase with new thematic giant banner, four-panel comics and comics collections.  Comix Home Base is open for FREE admission.

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5th Microfilm Production Support Scheme (Music) – Award Presentation Ceremony cum Premiere on 21 March

Sponsored by CreateHK, the 5th Microfilm Production Support Scheme (Music) (Support Scheme) organises an award presentation ceremony cum premiere on 21 March 2018 for the microfilms produced by the 18 participating advertising production start-ups.

Microfilms produced under the 4th Support Scheme are also promoted on the following platforms:
 
Phoenix TV
Monday to Friday at 11:50pm and Saturday to Sunday at 11:35pm (Sat – Sun) until 19 June 2018; and
 
Support Scheme’s website
http://www.microfilm-music.hk (in Chinese only).


3rd Hong Kong Digital Entertainment Industry Fresh Graduate Support Scheme – Open for registration by local digital entertainment companies and interested graduates

Sponsored by CreateHK, the 3rd Hong Kong Digital Entertainment Industry Fresh Graduate Support Scheme invites local digital entertainment companies to provide full-time on-the-job training for fresh graduates.  Under the Support Scheme, participating companies will be subsidised for the graduates they employed for a maximum of 12 months. DEADLINE for company applications: 27 April 2018.

The project is also open for FREE online registration by interested graduates.

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Comixtream in the City - Wan Chai – Decorating Wan Chai public spaces with ani-com elements

Sponsored by CreateHK, the Comixtream in the City - Wan Chai invites eight local ani-com artists to decorate four public spaces in Wan Chai under the theme of ani-com. These public spaces are the lampposts surrounding the Comix Home Base, Southorn Playground, Revenue Tower and Hong Kong Arts Centre.  Project period lasts until 31 July 2018.

Comixtream in the City - Wan Chai is an accredited event celebrating the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.


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The 29th Hong Kong Print Awards – Roving exhibitions to showcase winning entries

Supported by CreateHK, the 29th Hong Kong Print Awards organises roving exhibitions for the winning entries until 30 June 2018. FREE admission.

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Hong Kong Ani-Com & Games Intellectual Property Development Programme – Series of activities to support local ACG start-ups

Sponsored by CreateHK,  the Hong Kong Ani-Com & Games Intellectual Property Development Programme (Development Programme) organises a series of activities, such as seminars, company visits and talks, for local animation, comics and game start-ups to develop and promote their business brands.

The Development Programme is the third part of the ACG+ Capital Project, of which the first two parts, namely Hong Kong Ani-Com & Games Intellectual Property Awards (Awards) and the Hong Kong Ani-Com & Games Entrepreneurship Programme (Entrepreneurship Programme) are also supported by CreateHK.  Ten winning teams have been selected under the Awards to receive various incubation supports from the Entrepreneurship Programme.

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Organised by Buildings Department, the “Building Safety on Board” Competition invites students and their parents to design game board and/or chesses.  Opens for application.  DEADLINE: 7 March 2018.

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the 3rd Hong Kong Digital Advertising Industry Fresh Graduate Support Scheme provides one-year full-time employment cum on-the-job training programme for graduates in the digital advertising and related disciplines who aspire to develop a career in the digital advertising industry, is also calling for applications from graduates.


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Hong Kong Mobile Game Start-Ups Support Programme – Mobile games’ information available on project website

Sponsored by CreateHK, the Hong Kong Mobile Game Start-Ups Support Programme supports 10 local start-ups to develop mobile games. Information about the start-ups and their games developed under the Support Programme is available on the project website.

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Ani-Com [email protected]“FUN” themed on “selfie” is located at the existing promenade and open space near the Golden Bauhinia Square in Wan Chai with sculptures of 30 local ani-com characters. Opens for FREE visit. WEBSITE