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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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Organizing 2nd Cross-Matching Showcase in HK Int’l Licensing Show 2020 (“DLAB Support Scheme”) – Calls for FREE online registration for training seminar and workshop scheduled for 12 and 13 November    New

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the DLAB Support Scheme organises a training seminar and a workshop on design and licensing on 12 and 13 November 2019 respectively.  Open for FREE online registration on a first-come-first served basis.

The project will also set 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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7th Microfilm Production Support Scheme (Music) – Calls for FREE online registration for training sessions scheduled for 15 and 20 November    New

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the 7th Microfilm Production Support Scheme (Music) organises two training sessions on microfilm production on 15 and 20 November 2019. Open for FREE online registration on a first-come-first-served basis.

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Comic Fiesta Study Tour provides subsidy for local animation, comics and game-related (ACG) companies to visit Kuala Lumpur on 18 to 23 December 2019, with a Hong Kong Pavilion set up at the Comic Fiesta 2019 on 21 to 22 December and visits to Malaysian ACG companies. The Comic Fiesta Study Tour is open for FREE online registration.  DEADLINE: 20 November 2019.  

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Ani-Com Park calls for entries for its Comics Sketching Competition for Primary School, Secondary School and Open Divisions. Apart from scholarships or cash prizes, awardees may also attend the Comics Master Class hosted by renowned local comics masters for FREE scheduled for the second quarter of 2020 

DEADLINES for submission of entries:

  • 20 November 2019: Secondary School and Open Divisions:; and
  • 10 December 2019: Primary School Division. 

The Ani-Com Park also invites local comics artists to sketch FREE comics portraits for the public, tentatively scheduled for 22 February 2020. Interested public may submit their self-portrait photos or videos onto Facebook on 6 to 24 January 2020. More details are available on the event website. 

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Ani-Com Park

Comics Sketching Competition (in Chinese only)

Comics Sketching Day (in Chinese only) 

RIDA Phase 6: Enhancing Interior Design Education and Practice in Hong Kong – Calls for online registration for Master Talk scheduled for 28 November    New

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the RIDA Phase 6: Enhancing Interior Design Education and Practice in Hong Kong organises a Master Talk on interior design  on 28 November 2019.  Local students and participants of the 27th Asia Pacific Interior Design Awards 2019 may enroll for FREE, while others may admit by paid tickets. The Master Talk is open for online registration on a first-come-first served basis.

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Hong Kong Smart Design Awards 2020 – Opens for applications    New

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Hong Kong Smart Design Awards 2020 is open for applications for its three categories with respective DEADLINES as below –

  • 2 December 2019 (early bird deadline: 20 November 2019): Toys & Baby Category; and
  • 20 February 2020 (early bird deadline: 20 January 2020): Gifts Category and Home & Houseware Category.

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Creative Initiatives 2019 – Business of Design from DTC to GBA (“Creative Initiatives 2019”) – FLOW Unfold exhibition’s Shenzhen stop on 7 December to 10 January    New

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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 Shenzhen stop is held from 7 December 2019 to 10 January 2020. Opens for FREE admission. 

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Design Graduates Employment Supporting Scheme – Last call for FREE online registration for Master Talk scheduled for 15 November

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Design Graduates Employment Supporting Scheme organises its 2nd Master Talk on 15 November 2019. Opens for FREE online registration on a first-come-first served basis.

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3rd Hong Kong Digital Entertainment Industry Fresh Graduate Support Scheme – Last call for FREE online registration for CEO/Master Talk scheduled for 18 November

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the 3rd Hong Kong Digital Entertainment Industry Fresh Graduate Support Scheme organises the 3rd CEO/Master Talk on 18 November 2019. Opens for FREE online registration on a first-come-first served basis.

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the “Make Music Work” - Music Creation and Production Talents Nurturing Scheme provides training and mentorship for local emerging music composers, lyricists and arrangers (mentees) to create their original music pieces. Opens for FREE online applications from 5 to 30 November 2019. 

A project briefing cum sharing session is held on 5 November 2019 to introduce the scheme and share experience by veteran musicians. Opens for FREE online registration on a first-come-first served basis.

The original music pieces created by the mentees will be recorded by local singers for public release at a finale concert scheduled for October 2020. 

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Online registration for project briefing cum sharing session(in Chinese only)

WearDance – Various activities from November to December

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the WearDance stages the following activities from November to December 2019 to promote fashion designs through ballet –

  • 10, 22 and 23 November and 14 December - Fashion x Ballet Performances. Open for FREE admission; 
  • 10, 22 and 23 November and 14 December - Fashion Talks. Opens for FREE online registration on a first-come-first-served basis;
  • 22 November to 11 December and 14 to 27 December- Fashion on the Move Exhibition. Opens for FREE admission; and 
  • 13 and 14 December - Dancing Costume Design and Making Workshop, with registration details to be announced on the project’s FACEBOOK page.

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Online registration for Fashion Talks


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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Hong Kong Publishing Biennial Awards 2019 showcases the winning entries in the following public libraries - 

2019

  • 1 to 23 December: Ping Shan Tin Shui Wai Public Library

2020

  • 2 to 23 January: Kowloon Public Library;
  • 1 to 24 February: City Hall Public Library; and
  • 1 to 31 March: Tiu Keng Leng Public Library.

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Project website (in Chinese only)

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

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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 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

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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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Business of Design Week 2019 – Tickets on sale for forums, panels and seminars

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Business of Design Week (BODW) 2019 organises forums, panels and seminars, etc. on 2 to 7 December 2019 with tickets on sale.

The city programme “CityProg” is also held at various anchor sites and satellite sites from November to December.

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

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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 until 23 November 2019. Opens for FREE admission.
 
Themed “Illustration, Design, New Form and Art”, the exhibition features the works of 22 illustrators and brand designers.

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

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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

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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.
 

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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 


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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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