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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

Statistics compiled by CreateHK – Latest statistics on graduates released online

Released by CreateHK, the following statistics, statistical surveys and research reports are available online –

  • Statistics on the graduates of the locally-accredited full-time creative industries-related programmes (September 2021 version): on CreateHK’s website and DATA.GOV.HK;
  • Statistics on CreateSmart Initiative (CSI) and Film Development Fund (FDF): on DATA.GOV.HK; and
  • Key Performance Indicators for CreateHK (including statistics on CSI and FDF), other statistics, past statistical surveys and research reports released by CreateHK: on CreateHK’s website.

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Statistics, Surveys and Research Reports on CreateHK’s website

CreateHK’s statistics on DATA.GOV.HK

Sponsored by CreateHK, the 4th DLAB, which supports local character designers and designers/ design companies with licensable design IPs, is calling for FREE online applications. DEADLINE: 5 November 2021.

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Project website

Sponsored by CreateHK, the HK Comics Support Programme

which supports local comics start-ups to produce and promote their original comics, is calling for applications. DEADLINE: 9 November 2021.

WEBSITE (in Chinese only)

9th Microfilm Production Support Scheme (Music) – Calls for FREE registration for November’s online training sessions - New

Sponsored by CreateHK, the 9th Microfilm Production Support Scheme (Music) organises threeonline training sessions on microfilm production on 6, 13 and 20 November 2021. The training sessions are open for FREE online registration on a first-come-first-served basis.

The Microfilm Production Support Scheme (Music) supports local advertising production companies, paired up with local singers, to produce their original microfilms.

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Project website (in Chinese only)

Registration for 6, 13 and 20 November’s online training sessions (in Chinese only)

Business of Design Week 2021 – Announcement of key speaker line-up of 1 to 4 December’s Summit - New

Sponsored by CreateHK, the Business of Design Week (BODW) 2021 which themed on “Global Design Reset” announced the key speaker line up of this year’s Summit scheduled for 1 to 4 December 2021. A primer of BODW 2021 is also available on the project website.

Members of bodw+ have FREE online access to BODW 2021. The bodw+, which is a design portal celebrating and promoting design excellence worldwide, is calling for FREE registration as members.

The BODW 2021 is held from 29 November to 4 December 2021.

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Project website

Primer of BODW 2021

bodw+ member registration

Ear Up Record Label Creation and Incubation Programme 21/22 (“Ear up Music”) – FREE live streaming of 27 October’s School Showcases

Sponsored by CreateHK, the Ear Up Music organises Ear Up School Showcase on 27 October 2021 for participating emerging music talent to showcase their works.

Public may watch the showcase on the project’s YouTube channel via FREE live streamingwith prior registration not required. Further details are available on the project’s Facebook page.

The Ear Up Music nurtures local young record labels with professional and practical guidance, mentorship, live performance opportunities and industry networks.

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Project’s Facebook Page

Project’s YouTube Channel

Design Central (“Designing Central”) – Various activities at Central Market until 9 January

Sponsored by CreateHK, the Designing Central organises the following activities at the revitalised Central Market to promote design – 

  • until 31 October 2021: Outdoor Cinema/ Past to Nature which screens short films and documentaries about the sustainability of urban and rural development and urban revitalisation.FREE admission;
  • until 31 October 2021: Central Classroom / STE(A)M which offers social design workshops. FREE online registration on a first-come-first-served basis;
  • 9 to 12 December 2021: Urban Market / Less is More which is a market for selling creative products. FREE admission; and
  • until 9 January 2022: Tangible Stories / Form follows Innovation exhibition which showcases 20 industrial and commercial projects applying creative designs. FREE admission.

Further details are available on Central Market’s website.

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Central Market’s website

Sponsored by CreateHK, the Hong Kong Collateral Event at the 17th Venice Biennale International Architecture Exhibition organises the Hong Kong Response Exhibition at the City Gallery in physical format to showcase Hong Kong’s 20 creative architectural works and videos that are being displayed at the 17th Venice Biennale International Architecture Exhibition in an interactive virtual format. Held until 17 December 2021, the Hong Kong Response Exhibition is open for FREE admission.

Themed on “Redistribution: Land, People, and Environment”, the Hong Kong Collateral Event at the 17th Venice Biennale International Architecture Exhibition is held in Venice using augmented reality (AR) technology until 21 November 2021.

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Project website

Asia Video Summit 2021 – Calls for FREE applications from local SMEs and tertiary students to participate in online and workshops

Sponsored by CreateHK, the Asia Video Summit 2021organises an Community Outreach Programme for local SMEs in the video and creative industries andlocal tertiary students of the creative industries or media-related disciplines to participate in the following activities of the Asia Video Summit 2021 -

  • 16 and17 November: online; and
  • 19 November: Mentoring Workshops for local SMEs and tertiary students.

The Community Outreach Programme is calling for FREE applications on a first-come-first-served basis. Further details are available in the organiser’s invitation emails that have been sent to the relevant industry associations and tertiary institutes.

The online Asia Video Summit 2021 is open to the trade by registration.

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InnoCanival 2021 – Calls for FREE registration for online workshops and webinars

Supported by CreateHK, the InnoCarnival 2021is scheduled for 23 to 31 October 2021 with exhibition, online workshops and webinars for the public to gain fun-filled experience of the convenience and comfort brought by innovation and technology to their daily life. The online workshops and webinars are calling for online registration on a first-come-first-served basis.More details are available on the project website.

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HKFG Paris SS22 – Online sale of participating Hong Kong fashion labels’ collections until 30 November

Sponsored by CreateHK, the HKFG Paris SS22 promotes the three participating Hong Kong fashin labels with online sale of their latestcollections until 30 November 2021. More details available on the project’s website.

HKFG Paris SS22 brought three Hong Kong fashion labels to the Paris Fashion Week SS22

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The 46th Hong Kong International Film Festival – Calls for submissions until 31 December

Sponsored by CreateHK,the 46th Hong Kong International Film Festival scheduled for 31 March to 11 April 2022 is calling for submissions of features, documentaries, shorts and animated works by global filmmakers. Submission DEADLINE: 31 December 2021.

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Hong Kong Publishing Biennial Awards 2021 organises a series of exhibitions at local bookstores to showcase the winning entries until 30 October 2021. The exhibition is open for FREE admission, with more details available on the project’s Facebook page.

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Project website (in Chinese only)

Project’s Facebook page (in Chinese only)

SEED – To Open Minds 2021 (“PMQ SEED”) – Calls for children’s submissions of creative works by 12 November

Sponsored by CreateHK, the PMQ SEED invites local children aged 3 to 12 to submit their creative graphics and videos with the theme “My Tree House”, selected works of which will be shared on the project’s Facebook page. Relevant creators will also each receive a free copy of science magazine for students. Submission DEADLINE: 12 November 2021.

Themed on “Green & Me” this year, the PMQ SEED promotes design thinking among local students, their parents and teachers with creative festival, summer camp, school outreach, mini-camp, and train the trainer workshop, etc. Learning resources are also available on the project website for educators, parents and young learners to gain a better understanding of design thinking.

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Project website

Submission of Children’s Creative Works (in Chinese only)

5th Hong Kong Digital Advertising Industry Fresh Graduate Support Scheme – Last call for FREE online registration for 15 September’s Portfolio Presentation Night

Sponsored by CreateHK, the 5thHong Kong Digital Advertising Industry Fresh Graduate Support Scheme organises the Portfolio Presentation Night for Digital Advertisting Industry on 15 September 2021 for employing companies to conduct on-the-spot interviews for their jobs offered under the 2021 Programme Year of the Support Scheme. Opens to fresh graduates and tertiary students of related disciplines for FREE online prior registration on a first-come-first-served basis.

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Project Website

Registration for 15 September’s Portfolio Presentation Night (in Chinese only)

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;
  • Men's Suit Tailoring Workshop;
  • Realising Fashion Idea Workshop; and
  • Sustainable Fashion Skill: Style Alteration Workshop.

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 4th Hong Kong Digital Entertainment Industry Fresh Graduate Support Scheme is calling for FREE online applications from local fresh graduates of respective disciplines of 2019 to 2021 to undertake one-year full-time employment cum on-the-job training under its 2021 Programme Year. 

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4th Hong Kong Digital Entertainment Industry Fresh Graduate Support Scheme