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Creative Lab Hawaii is now accepting applications: Immersive Program Writers Immersive (March 13 – March 17. 2017) Producers Immersive (March 20 – March 24, 2017) Deadline for Writers Immersive and Producers Immersive: December 23, 2016 Web-Series Immersive (June 05 – June 09, 2017) Animation Immersive (June 12 – June 16, 2017) Deadline for Web-Series Immersive ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 26, 2016 DBEDT’S CREATIVE INDUSTRIES AND CREATIVE LAB HAWAII TO SPEAK AT CREATIVE WORLD SUMMIT WASHINGTON D.C., JULY 27 – 28, 2016 HONOLULU – The state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) announced today that Georja Skinner, DBEDT’s Creative Industries Division (CID) chief officer, will be speaking at a ...
Read More DBEDT’S CREATIVE INDUSTRIES AND CREATIVE LAB HAWAII TO SPEAK AT CREATIVE WORLD SUMMIT

During the 2015-2016 calendar year, the Creative Lab Hawaii Program (CLH Program) successfully executed and concluded the following 6 Program Tracks:  Fashion, Screenwriting, Producing, Web-Series Development, Mobile Game App Development, and Music. In total, there were 45 creative entrepreneurs that were enrolled in the CLH Program’s 5-Day Immersive hands on training component in the 6 ...
Read More Wrap up for 2015 – 2016 Creative Lab Hawaii Program

Capitol Connection Newsletter with Gov. David Ige featured his innovation plan in April issue. Read the full article in Gov. David Ige’s website.  Photo: GVS “Pitch Showcase” with entrepreneurs, mentors and investors.      

Creative Lab Spring 2016 Featured Meg LeFauve, screenwriter of the Academy Award winning animated film “Inside Out,” and Creative Lab Hawaii @ HIFF 2016 keynote speaker, and mentor for the CL Screenwriting Producing Immersive. HONOLULU – Meg LeFauve was nominated for an Oscar, and one of this year’s Variety’s Screenwriters To Watch, Meg LeFauve was ...
Read More Interview with Oscar nominated screenwriter Meg LeFauve on writing

Hawaii Business Magazine’s February 2016 issue featured a story on Creative Lab Hawaii, a program which supports the growth of Hawaii’s creative entrepreneurs. For the full story, go to Hawaii Business Magazine Webpage.

Join Cheryl Hirasa, PIC Director of Program Development & Content Strategy, on Monday, December 21, 2015 at 12:00 pm HST for a live chat on PIC’s Facebook page about the Media Fund process for R&D applications. Cheryl will be taking questions from “do I need letters of commitment?” to “what can R&D funding cover?” To ...
Read More Ask PIC: Live Chat – Media Fund R&D Application Process

Join a team of professional manga artists visiting from Japan to learn about careers in the animation industry. Topics include: character animation, in-between art, hand-drawn backgrounds, digital artwork, key frames and practical tips for finding a job in animation. The visiting artists will bring examples of their work and the tools used in the animation ...
Read More Manga Career Workshop @ Honolulu Museum Aug 22

THE OVERVIEW OF THE 2015 FASHION IMMERSIVE MISSION The mission of the Creative Lab Fashion Immersive (CL/FI) is to identify creative entrepreneurs (fashion apparel and/or accessory designer) and provide up to ten participants an opportunity to deepen their relationship with their craft, increase opportunities for investment, and provide them with mentoring/coaching on the business of ...
Read More Creative Lab Hawaii – Fashion Immersive Program

The Creative Industries Division (CID) is a proud sponsor on the KMF’s Hawai’i Songwriting Festival, June 11 – 13, 2015 at Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel, Hawaii. KMF’s Hawai’i Songwriting Festival is a celebration of the art & craft of songwriting, with an emphasis on collaboration, education, and music for film/TV. Songwriters of all levels from all walks of ...
Read More Hawai’i Songwriting Festival, June 11 – 13, 2015