Sponsored by CreateHK, the DFA Awards 2020 calls for entries for the DFA Design for Asia Awards, which recognise outstanding design projects and elites in Asia. DEADLINE for submission of entries: 17 July 2020; entry fee 50% off for submissions on or before 31 May 2020.
Hong Kong Atelier
– Calls for applications until 17 April for showcases at international trade fairs
Sponsored by CreateHK, the Hong Kong Atelier which showcases Hong Kong's design excellence in three leading international trade fairs, namely the MAISON & OBJET, Paris in September 2020, the Tokyo International Gift Show, Autumn Edition in October 2020 and The Inspired Home Show, Chicago in March 2021, is calling for applications from emerging and established designers. Application DEADLINE: 17 April 2020.
Sponsored by CreateHK, the Asia Smart Apps Award 2020 invites online nomination of excellent and innovative smart apps designed for and used in Asian markets for various awards. DEADLINE extended to: 5 June 2020.
Sponsored by CreateHK, the 4th Hong Kong Digital Entertainment Industry Fresh Graduate Support Scheme provides one-year full-time employment cum on-the-job training in local digital entertainment companies. Participating graduate employees may also be sponsored to join a study tour to SIGGRAPH Asia 2020. The 2020 programme year is calling for FREE online applications from local fresh graduates of digital entertainment-related disciplines graduated in 2018 to 2020. Details are available on the project website.
Sponsored by CreateHK, the 7th Microfilm Production Support Scheme (Music) invites online public voting for the most popular original microfilms produced by the participating advertising production start-ups and small advertising production companies. Voting DEADLINE: 16 April 2020.
Promoting Hong Kong Comics by Establishing Ani-com Park@Harbour "FUN: Phase II" ("Ani-Com Park") and Enhancement Programme of the Hong Kong Avenue of Comic Stars ("Hong Kong Avenue of Comic Stars")
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.