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Film Production Financing Scheme (Relaxation Plan) – Application deadline extended to 14 January

Organised by CreateHK, the Film Production Financing Scheme (Relaxation Plan) (FPFS) is open for applications. The application forms and details are available on the website of the Hong Kong Film Development Council (FDC). DEADLINE is extended to: 14 January 2022.

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Application period for Film Production Financing Scheme relaxation measures further extended

deTour 2021 – Submission deadline for creative proposals extended to 6 August - New

Sponsored by CreateHK, the deTour 2021 is calling for creative proposals from local and overseas design professionals and fresh design graduates for the Design Festival to be held on 26 November to 12 December 2021 under the theme “Use(fu)less”. DEADLINE for submission of creative proposals is extended to: 6 August 2021.

The annual deTour presents a variety of programmes by engaging designers and creative communities in Hong Kong and overseas.

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SEED – To Open Minds 2021 (“PMQ SEED”) – Last call for online registration for 14 to 22 August’s mini-camps - New

Sponsored by CreateHK, the PMQ SEED calls for online registration for the mini-camps targeting local students promoting to kindergarten 2 to primary 2 and their parents. One class per day from 14 to 22 August 2021, the mini-camps are open for online registration on a first-come-first-served basis.

Themed on “Green & Me” this year, the PMQ SEED promotes design thinking among local students, their parents and teachers. In addition to the mini-camps, a creative festival that is open to public for FREE admission will be organised also from 14 to 22 August 2021, more details of which will be announced on the project website in due course.

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Project website (in Chinese only)

Online registration for August’s Mini-camps

Scaling Hong Kong to the Nordics – a market opportunity for creative Digital Entertainment and Gaming startups/scaleups from Cyberport – Calls for applications for March’s delegation to Finland and Sweden by 31 August - New

Sponsored by CreateHK, the Scaling Hong Kong to the Nordics – a market opportunity for creative Digital Entertainment and Gaming startups/scaleups from Cyberport is calling for applications for its delegation tour to Finland and Sweden scheduled for March 2022. Opens to all digital entertainment and gaming start-ups and scale-ups in Hong Kong. Application DEADLINE: 31 August 2021.

The programme organises a 7-day delegation tour to Finland and Sweden to help local digital entertainment and gaming startups and scaleups explore business opportunities in the Nordic countries.

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Fashion Summit (Hong Kong) 2020-2021 (“Fashion Summit”) – Calls for FREE online registration for 9 to 10 September’s international conference - New

Sponsored by CreateHK, the Fashion Summit organises an international conference on 9 to 10 September 2021 to exchange insights on the latest sustainable fashion trends. Opens for FREE online registration for attending the physical conference on a first-come-first-served basis or watching its live online broadcast.

Under the theme “Design for the Future”, this edition of the Fashion Summit organises the international conference, as well as seminars, exhibition, overseas study missions, roundtable meeting and other activities to promote Hong Kong as a creative fashion hub.

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Project website

Online registration for September’s International Conference

HKIUD Greater Bay Area Urban Design Week – FREE exhibition on 7 to 25 August showcasing awarded urban design projects

Sponsored by CreateHK, the HKIUD Greater Bay Area Urban Design Week organises an awards exhibition to showcase the winning projects of its Greater Bay Area Urban Design Awards 2020. The exhibition is held at the City Gallery in Hong Kong on 7 to 25 August 2021. Opens for FREE admission.

A major component of the 2020 edition of the HKIUD Greater Bay Area Urban Design Week (GBA Urban Design Week 2020), the Greater Bay Area Urban Design Awards 2020 aims to recognise the execellent urban design related projects in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.

Another major component of the GBA Urban Design Week 2020 is the first edition of the Greater Bay Area Urban Design Conference held on 25 November 2020, the highlight video of which is available on the organiser’s website for FREE review.

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Project website

Highligh video of the 1st Greater Bay Area Urban Design Conference

Hong Kong Interior Design Week 2021 – Calls for FREE online registration for 20 to 22 August’s expo, international forum and workshop

Sponsored by CreateHK, the Hong Kong Interior Design Week (HKIDW) 2021 calls for FREE online registration for the following events scheduled for 20 to 22 August 2021–

  • HKIDW Expo;

  • International Forum; and

  • Workshop.

More details of the events are available on the project website.

The HKIDW aims to increase the public awareness and appreciation of interior design through showcase of Hong Kong interior design professionals’ projects. Its debut edition is held from 14 to 22 August 2021 with weeklong events of exhibition, forums, workshops and open studios.

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Project website

Online registration 

Business of Design Week City Programme 2021 (“CityProg 2021”) – Call for expression of interest for Satellite Events & Offers before 30 September

Sponsored by CreateHK, the CityProg 2021 is calling for expression of interest from partners to contribute satellite events and offers. Application DEADLINE: 30 September 2021.

The CityProg activates local creative neighbourhoods and engages public of all ages through Anchor Site Festivals, Design EduVation and Satellite Events & Offers that span all year round with its peak in November to December.

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DFA Awards 2021 – FREE winners’ exhibition until 5 August in Tokyo

Sponsored by CreateHK, the DFA Awards 2021 organises the DFA Awards Exhibition in Tokyo, Japan, to selectively showcase the Awards’ 2019 and 2020 winners. Held until 5 August 2021, the exhibition is open for FREE admission.

The DFA Awards present five award programmes to celebrate design leadership and exemplary designs and projects with commercial success and impact in Asia, and to recognise the rising force of emerging Hong Kong designers.

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9th Microfilm Production Support Scheme (Music) – Calls for FREE online applications until 16 August

Sponsored by CreateHK, the 9th Microfilm Production Support Scheme (Music) (Support Scheme) calls for FREE online applications from local advertising production companies and singers. DEADLINE: 16 August 2021.

The Support Scheme supports local advertising production companies, paired up with local singers, to produce their original microfilms.

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Inno-Action! – The 8th HKBU Academy of Film Seeds Project (the “8th Seeds Project”) – Application deadline for Digital Short Video Competition extended to 24 September

Sponsored by CreateHK, the 8th Seeds Project organises a Digital Short Video Competition which is calling for entries.  DEADLINE is extended to: 24 September 2021.

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Hong Kong Designers Association (HKDA) Global Design Awards 2021 – Calls for applications until 17 September

Sponsored by CreateHK, the HKDA Global Design Awards 2021 calls for applications. Application DEADLINE: 17 September 2021. 

The HKDA Global Design Awards 2021 recognises outstanding designs in Digital, Graphic, Product, Spatial, Rising Creative, Experience and Impact, and the best Design Clientele. 

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The 32nd Hong Kong Print Awards – Calls for application until 31 August

Supported by CreateHK, the 32nd Hong Kong Print Awards calls for applications. DEADLINE: 31 August 2021.

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Hong Kong Collateral Event at the 17th Venice Biennale International Architecture Exhibition stages a digital exhibition themed on “Redistribution: Land, People, and Environment” to showcase 20 creative architectural works in Venice by using augmented reality (AR) technology. Opens for FREE admission until 21 November 2021.

A FREE interactive virtual exhibition is also held in parallel. The virtual exhibition is available on the project website until the end of October 2021.

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Design x Tech (DXT) – DXT POD exhibition at Science Park until 15 January

Sponsored by CreateHK, the Design x Tech (DXT) stages a DXT POD exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Park to showcase the 16 awarded projects of the DXT Startup Challenge until 15 January 2022. Opens for FREE admission.

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Sample Development Centre – Workshops on various topics

Sponsored by CreateHK, the Sample Development Centre organises the following workshops with the scheudule and further details available on the project website –

  • 3D Virtual Garment Workshop;
  • Creative Through Skill - Neckline Development Workshop;
  • Draping for Fashion Garment Workshop ;
  • Men's Suit Tailoring Workshop;
  • Pattern Construction in High Fashion Workshop;
  • Realising Fashion Idea Workshop;
  • Sustainable Fashion Skill: Embellishment Workshop; and
  • Sustainable Fashion Skill: Style Alteration Workshop.

Further details are available on the project website.


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

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4th 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 scheme is calling for FREE online applications from local fresh graduates of respective disciplines to undertake one-year full-time employment cum on-the-job training:

(1) 4th Hong Kong Digital Entertainment Industry Fresh Graduate Support Scheme (participating graduate employees may also be sponsored to join a study tour to SIGGRAPH Asia 2021):

  • 2021 Programme Year (for 2019 – 2021 graduates).

Separately, CreateHK sponsored the 5th Hong Kong Digital Advertising Industry Fresh Graduate Support Scheme to provide opportunities for graduates of relevant disciplines to undertake one-year full-time employment cum on-the-job training.

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4th Hong Kong Digital Entertainment Industry Fresh Graduate Support Scheme

5th Hong Kong Digital Advertising Industry Fresh Graduate Support Scheme