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Commissioned by CreateHK, the Consultancy Study on Opinions of Employers on Performance of Creative Industries-related Programmes Graduates aims to collect and analyse employers’ opinions on the working performance of the graduates of local creative industries-related programmes so as to assist the Government to formulate initiatives that are conducive to the manpower development of Hong Kong’s creative industries.  Invited employers or supervisors of the graduates concerned please return the completed questionnaires to the Social Science Research Centre of The University of Hong Kong (HKUSSRC) by 16 December 2019.

For any enquiries, please call CreateHK at 2594 0471 during office hours.

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The 2nd Hong Kong Publishing Biennial Awards (2018-2019) (“Hong Kong Publishing Biennial Awards 2019”) – Showcase of winning entries in Hong Kong Central Library starting from 20 October - New

Sponsored by CreateHK, the Hong Kong Publishing Biennial Awards 2019 showcases the winning entries in the Hong Kong Central Library from 20 October to 21 November 2019.  The Hong Kong Central Library is open to public for FREE Admission.

Similar showcases are also held in a number of local major bookstores until 24 October.

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Hong Kong Game Enhancement and Promotion Scheme – Calls for FREE online registration for training course scheduled for 26 October - New

Sponsored by CreateHK, the Hong Kong Game Enhancement and Promotion Scheme (the Enhancement and Promotion Scheme) organises a training course on operation skills in game business on 26 October 2019. Opens for FREE online registration on a first-come-first-served basis.

The Enhancement and Promotion Scheme provides financial subsidies, training and guidance to support local electronic game start-ups in enhancing the quality and profitability of their games. 

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Asia Video Summit 2019 – Calls for applications by SMEs and tertiary students for FREE passes - New

Sponsored by CreateHK, the Asia Video Summit 2019 organises an Outreach Programme to offer FREE passes for local SMEs in the video and creative industries and FREE passes with air tickets and hotel accommodation for local tertiary students of the creative industries or media-related disciplines to participate in the Asia Video Summit 2019 scheduled for 4 to 6 November in Singapore.  

Invitation letters have been sent to relevant industry associations and tertiary institutes. Interested SMEs and students may apply in response to the invitation letters on a first-come-first-served basis. DEADLINE for student applications: 25 October 2019.

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Redress Design Award 2019 – Fashion exhibition of finalists’ works at local shopping mall on 15 to 24 November - New

Sponsored by CreateHK, the Redress Design Award 2019 stages a fashion exhibition in a local shopping mall on 15 to 24 November 2019 to showcase the works of the 10 finalists.  Opens to public for FREE Admission.

Schedule of the other stops will be announced on the project website in due course.

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the DLAB Support Scheme sets up the DLAB Hong Kong Pavilion at the Hong Kong International Licensing Show 2020 (Licensing Show) to promote the participating local character designers, owners of licensable design content and small to medium-sized design companies. The Licensing Show is held on 6 to 8 January 2020 and opens to trade for FREE admission.

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the 21st DigiCon6 ASIA Awards Presentation Ceremony organises the following activities in Hong Kong in November 2019 –

  • 28 November: Asian Master Summit;
  • 29 November: Screening of the works of regional contests’ gold winners; and
  • 30 November: 21st DigiCon6 ASIA Awards Presentation Ceremony.

It is the first time for the DigiCon6 ASIA Awards Presentation Ceremony to be held outside of Japan.  Details of various activities will be announced on the project website in due course.

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Design Spectrum – Second exhibition lasts until 17 November

Sponsored by CreateHK, the Design Spectrum stages the following activities in 2019 –

  • Until 15 November: Design Showcase by Local Design Power; 
  • Until 17 November: Second exhibition themed on “Open Page: The Art of the Creative Process”. 

Both exhibition and showcase are open for FREE admission

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Creative Initiatives 2019 organises the FLOW Unfold exhibition with four stops in Hong Kong, Macao, Zhuhai and Shenzhen to showcase collaborative design works. The Macao stop is scheduled for 11 to 26 October 2019. Opens for FREE admission.

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Business of Design Week 2019 – Offer of early bird tickets for forums, panels and seminars ends on 4 November

Sponsored by CreateHK, the Business of Design Week (BODW) 2019 offers early bird tickets for its forums, panels and seminars, etc. Early bird offer ends on: 4 November 2019.

The BODW 2019 is held on 2 to 7 December 2019 with various activities, and the city programme “CityProg” at various anchor sites and satellite sites from November to December 2019.

The partner country of the BODW 2019 is the United Kingdom.

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Fashion Asia Hong Kong – Tickets on sale for Fashion Challenges Forum on 4 and 5 December

Sponsored by CreateHK, the Fashion Asia Hong Kong organises a two-day Fashion Challenges Forum on 4 and 5 December 2019 with tickets on sale.

The 10 Asian Designers to Watch Exhibition is also held under the project on 3 to 10 December. Opens for FREE admission.

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Ear Up Busking 2019 stages performances in Hong Kong on 29 and 30 November and 1, 21 and 22 December 2019, featuring local original music units in performing outfits and images tailor-made by emerging designers to promote cross-sector collaboration. The performance schedule will be announced on the project website. 

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Hong Kong Illustration X Original Design Brands Exhibition organises the Shanghai stop on 1 to 23 November 2019. Opens for FREE admission.
 
Themed “Illustration, Design, New Form and Art”, the exhibition features the works of some 22 illustrators and IP designers, with extended activities such as sharing sessions and workshops. Schedules of the Shanghai stop’s extended activities will be announced on the project website.

The Shanghai stop of the exhibition is a programme of the Festival Hong Kong 2019 – A Cultural Extravaganza@Shanghai.

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Festival Hong Kong 2019 – A Cultural Extravaganza@Shanghai

Design Trust Futures Studio 2018 – Calls for online participation in #AddYourMicroPark
Sponsored by CreateHK, the Design Trust Futures Studio 2018 invites public to contribute to the online database by sharing their favourite #parkmoments, #parkplants, #parkmaterials, #playequipment and #parkmaterials. 
 
The Design Trust Futures Studio 2018 carries the theme “PLAY IS FOR THE PEOPLE” to realise practical yet playful micro-parks in four locations in Hong Kong.
 
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#AddYourMicroPark

Fashion Summit (Hong Kong) 2019 – Calls for applications for the Fashion Future Challenge Award
Sponsored by CreateHK, the Fashion Summit (Hong Kong) 2019 organises the Fashion Future Challenge Award for teams of students from local universities and tertiary institutions to propose how to solve the fashion challenges in the future five to ten years. Application DEADLINE: 14 February 2020.
 
Design Graduates Employment Supporting Scheme / 4th Hong Kong Digital Advertising Industry Fresh Graduate Support Scheme  / 3rd Hong Kong Digital Entertainment Industry Fresh Graduate Support Scheme - Calls for FREE online applications by graduates for full-time employment cum on-the-job training

Sponsored by CreateHK, the following support schemes provide opportunities for graduates of relevant disciplines to undertake one-year full-time employment cum on-the-job training:
  • Design Graduates Employment Supporting Scheme;
  • 4th Hong Kong Digital Advertising Industry Fresh Graduate Support Scheme; and
  • 3rd Hong Kong Digital Entertainment Industry Fresh Graduate Support Scheme.
Call for FREE online applications from 2017 – 2019 local fresh graduates.
 
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4th Hong Kong Digital Advertising Industry Fresh Graduate Support Scheme

3rd Hong Kong Digital Entertainment Industry Fresh Graduate Support Scheme 


Sponsored by CreateHK, the following creative landmarks are set up to promote Hong Kong’s animation and comics (ani-com) sectors –
  • Ani-Com Park at the promenade and open space near Golden Bauhinia Square in Wan Chai with 36 sculptures of local comics characters.  A dedicated mobile app with augmented reality (AR) function is also available for visitors to take photos with the comics characters; and
  • Hong Kong Avenue of Comic Stars at the Kowloon Park in Tsim Sha Tsui with 30 sculptures of local comics characters and bronze handprints of 10 distinguished local comics artists. 

Both are open for FREE visit.

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