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Consultancy Study on Opinions of Employers on Performance of Creative Industries-related Programmes Graduates – Deadline for returning completed questionnaires extended to 31 January

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Commissioned by CreateHK, the Consultancy Study on Opinions of Employers on Performance of Creative Industries-related Programmes Graduates invites employers or supervisors of the graduates of local creative industries-related programmes to complete a questionnaire about the performance of their graduate employees. DEADLINE for returning questionnaires extended to: 31 January 2020.

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

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Sample Development Centre – Calls for registration for workshop on 10 January    New

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Sample Development Centre organises the Men’s Tailoring Workshop on 10 January 2020. Opens for registration on a first-come-first-served basis.

The Sample Development Centre is establishd to provide an effective design-to-production communication system and service to transform fashion designers’ ideas into prototypes.

The 31st Hong Kong Print Awards – Applications close on 30 December    New

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Supported by CreateHK, the 31st Hong Kong Print Awards calls for applications. DEADLINE: 30 December 2019.

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the 2019 UABB(HK) is held with exhibitions from 19 December 2019 to 15 March 2020 in both Hong Kong and Shenzhen under the theme “2 x 2: Imagine to Innovate”, with extended activities of talks, workshops and guided tours, etc. The exhibitions are open for FREE admission.

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the DLAB Support Scheme and the Hong Kong Licensing Awards 2019 set up exhibitions at the Hong Kong International Licensing Show 2020 (“Licensing Show”) from 6 to 8 January 2020 to promote local original designs and licensable content IPs, and award-winning entries respectively. The Licensing Show is open to the trade for FREE admission.

In addition, the Hong Kong Licensing Awards 2019 stages its Awards Presentation Ceremony on 7 January. Admission by invitation.

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Hong Kong Licensing Awards 2019

Creative Initiatives 2019 – Business of Design from DTC to GBA (“Creative Initiatives 2019”) –– Events until 10 January 2020

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Creative Initiatives 2019 organises the following events –

  • Until 29 December 2019: FLOW Unfold Exhibition – Zhuhai stop; and
  • Until 10 January 2020: FLOW Unfold Exhibition – Shenzhen stop and NEXT BY D TWINCITIES (NEXXT) Exhibition.Open for FREE admission.

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Organised by the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department and the Vehicle Maintenance Technical Advisory Committee, the Voluntary Registration Scheme for Vehicle Maintenance Poster Design Competition is calling for entries.  DEADLINE: 14 February 2020.

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Comic Fiesta Study Tour sets up a Hong Kong Pavilion at the Comic Fiesta 2019 on 21 to 22 December 2019 to promote Hong Kong’s animation, comics and game-related (ACG) companies. Other activities include visits to Malaysian ACG companies, etc.

The delegation of the Study Four is formed by representatives of Hong Kong ACG companies to visit Kuala Lumpur on 18 to 23 December.  

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Promoting Hong Kong Comics by Establishing Ani-com Park@Harbour“FUN: Phase II” (“Ani-Com Park”) – Calls for submission of photos or videos from 6 to 24 January for FREE comics portrait sketching

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Ani-Com Park invites public to submit their self-portrait photos or videos onto the project’s Facebook page on 6 to 24 January 2020. Each of the top 150 participants in each category winning the most “Like” on Facebook will receive a FREE comic portrait sketched by local comics artists at the Ani-Com Park tentatively scheduled for 22 February. Specifications for submission of photos or videos are available on the event website.

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Comics Sketching Day (in Chinese only) 


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Sponsored by CreateHK, the BODW CityProg collaborates with local creative communities and different enterprises and brands to offer over 100 creative activities at seven districts until December 2019. These activities include 16 anchor site festivals, 100 satellite events and specials, four Design “EduVation” and others. Details are available on the project website.

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Design Spectrum – Third exhibition until 19 January

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Design Spectrum stages the third exhibition themed on “Refined Touch: Crossover Between Design & Craft” until 19 January 2020. Opens for FREE admission.

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Hong Kong Smart Design Awards 2020 – Opens for applications for Gifts Category and Home & Houseware Category

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Hong Kong Smart Design Awards 2020 is open for applications for its Gifts Category and Home & Houseware Category.  DEADLINE: 20 February 2020 (early bird deadline: 20 January 2020).

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WearDance – Fashion on the Move Exhibition until 27 December

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the WearDance stages the Fashion on the Move Exhibition until 27 December 2019 to promote fashion design through ballet. Opens for FREE admission.

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

2019

  • Until 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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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Ear Up Busking 2019 stages performances in Hong Kong on 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 is available on the project website. Opens for FREE admission.

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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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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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