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Inno-Action! – The 7th HKBU Academy of Film Seeds Project (the “7th Seeds Project”) – Calls for registration for Film Appreciation Session on 6 July - New
Sponsored by CreateHK, the 7th Seeds Project organises its first film appreciation session on 6 July 2018.  Opens to local secondary schools participating in the 7th Seeds Project for FREE registration for their students on a first-come-first-served basis.
 
The 7th Seeds Project also organises a Digital Short Video Competition which is calling for entries.  DEADLINE: 7 September 2018.

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4th Hong Kong Digital Advertising Industry Fresh Graduate Support Scheme – Call for applications from graduates for full-time employment and on-the-job training - New
Sponsored by CreateHK, the 4th 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. Opens for online applications from 2016-2018 graduates. 
Japanese Animation Masterclass – Trainees’ animations available on project website - New
Sponsored by CreateHK, the Japanese Animation Masterclass aims to nurture new blood for local animation sector by organising various activities, ranging from masterclass, screenings, workshop to an exchange delegation to Japan. Four animations produced by the trainees are available on the project website for FREE viewing.
 
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Building Safety Pioneer Programme 2018/2019 – Calls for participation from secondary students - New
Organised by Buildings Department and co-organised by the Education Bureau and Hong Kong Education City, the Building Safety Pioneer Programme 2018/2019 organises various activities, including workshops, visits and production of music videos to promote building safety, etc. The Pioneer Programme is calling for nominations of participants from local secondary schools for their Secondary 2 to 4 students.  DEADLINE: 22 June 2018
 
Hanzi Design Exhibition – Series of activities from 21 June to 10 July
Sponsored by CreateHK, the Hanzi Design Exhibition is held on 21 June to 10 July 2018 with a series of activities, ranging from exhibition, sharing sessions, movie screening to kids workshops.  Open to public for FREE admission.
 
Comixtream in the City - Wan Chai – Calls for online registration for workshops on 30 June
Sponsored by CreateHK, the Comixtream in the City - Wan Chai organises workshops on 30 June 2018 for the participants to reminisce the old days of Wan Chai and Hong Kong comics.  Opens for FREE online registration on a first-come-first served basis.
 
The project 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. 
 
Comixtream in the City - Wan Chai is an accredited event celebrating the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
 
 
Hong Kong Smart Design Awards 2018 – FREE exhibitions of winning products until August
Sponsored by CreateHK, the Hong Kong Smart Design Awards 2018 organises a series of roving exhibitions for the winning products at the following sites for FREE public admission: 
  • Zero Carbon Building on 29 June to 8 July 2018; and
  • Trade and Industry Tower until August 2018.
The exhibition is also held at the Lifestyle Expo Tokyo on 4 to 6 July 2018. The Lifestyle Expo Tokyo is open to trade by registration.
 
Organised by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer, Hong Kong Police Force and the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre, the “Stay Smart, Keep Cyber Scam Away” Video Ad Contest aims to promote the best practices and smart tips to keep cyber scam away. The contest is calling for entries.  DEADLINE: 13 July 2018.
 
Sponsored by CreateHK, the Hong Kong Exhibition at the 16th Venice Biennale International Architecture Exhibition is held in Venice until 25 November 2018.  Open to public for FREE admission.
 
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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Comix Home Base Decorations launched its last phase with new giant banner and four-panel comics themed on Wuxia and display of comics collections on fantasy.  Comix Home Base is open for FREE admission. 
Organised by Development Bureau and Planning Department, the Hong Kong Impression exhibition features a new exhibition zone, "Visionary Hong Kong 200", on 4/F of City Gallery starting from 7 April 2018.  Opens for FREE admission. 

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5th First Feature Film Initiative – Opens for application until 15 August

Launched by Create Hong Kong, the First Feature Film Initiative (FFFI) aims to identify and nurture prospective film production talent through a competition focusing on screenplays and production proposals, and to promote the sustainable development of the industry itself.  The 5th FFFI is open for application.  DEADLINE: 15 August 2018.

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Hong Kong Avenue of Comic Stars Phase 2 organises FREE guided tours and workshops for local secondary and primary students from 23 April to 6 July and 29 October to 7 December 2018. All applications must be submitted via schools on a first-come-first-served basis.  Enquiries: 2788 5968.

The Avenue promotes Hong Kong’s comics through display of a total of 30 sculptures of classic comic characters and bronze handprints of 10 distinguished local comic artists . Opens for FREE visit.

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5th Hong Kong Animation Support Programme – Original animations available online for public viewing

Sponsored by CreateHK, the 5th Hong Kong Animation Support Programme supports animation start-ups and small animation companies to promote their original animations.  The finished animations are available for public viewing on the Support Programme’s website.

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Hong Kong Short Film: New Action Express 2017/18 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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5th Microfilm Production Support Scheme (Music) – Original microfilms available on different channels for public viewing

Sponsored by CreateHK, the 5th Microfilm Production Support Scheme (Music) (Support Scheme)  supports  advertising production start-ups to produce their original microfilms, which are available on the following channels for FREE public viewing:

The microfilms produced under the 4th Support Scheme are also available on the project website, and on Phoenix TV from Monday to Friday at 11:50pm and Saturday to Sunday at 11:35pm until 19 June 2018.
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 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.

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