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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 23, 2018 HONOLULU – Under the Direction of the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) and its Creative Industries Division, Creative Lab Hawaii (CLH) is set to begin its summer program for music and transmedia. CLH is welcoming songwriters and storytellers to join the program on the Big Island ...
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HONOLULU – The state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism’s (DBEDT) Creative Industries Division (CID) announces its 2018 Creative Lab Hawaii (CLH) Media Programs in Screenwriting, Producing, Web Series and Ideation, which are expanding to Kauai, Maui and Hawaii islands. The application submission period is now open and closes on April 15, 2018, 4:30 p.m. ...
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CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY FOR CREATIVE LAB HAWAII MUSIC IMMERSIVE KAILUA SINGER/SONGWRITER HONOLULU – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) congratulates Creative Lab Hawaii (CLH) Music Immersive Program Fellow Olivia Cargile on the placement of her song in one of the biggest online television promos of the upcoming television season. Fox Broadcasting Company ...
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  CREATIVE LAB HAWAII CONGRATULATES AMY BIRCHER ON PREMIERE OF LIFETIME ORIGINAL MOVIE “DELIVERING CHRISTMAS” AIRING DECEMBER 3 The Hawaii Island Resident and Creative Lab Hawaii – Writers Immersive Program Fellow Has Additionally Optioned “Victorian Christmas” to a Major Production Company HONOLULU – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) congratulates Creative Lab ...
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CREATIVE LAB HAWAII EXPANDS INDUSTRY ACCESS FOR MEDIA ENTREPRENUERS AT 2017 AMERICAN FILM MARKET CLH Fellows Selected to Attend and Pitch Projects at Largest Domestic Film Market & Conference HONOLULU – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism’s (DBEDT) Creative Industries Division (CID) continues to grow opportunities for Hawaii’s entrepreneurs, announcing that six fellows ...
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DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM CREATIVE INDUSTRIES DIVISION DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR LUIS P. SALAVERIA DIRECTOR GEORJA SKINNER CHIEF OFFICER, CREATIVE INDUSTRIES DIVISION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 24, 2017 CREATIVE LAB HAWAII ANNOUNCES PARTICIPANTS AND COACHES FOR 2017 MUSIC IMMERSIVE CONNECTING SONGWRITERS WITH FILM & TV INDUSTRY Nā Hōkū Hanohano Winner, Amanda Frazier, ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 7, 2017 CREATIVE LAB HAWAII MUSIC IMMERSIVE PROGRAM NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS September Music Immersive Program Held Immediately Following the Hawaii Songwriting Festival Deadline for Submissions: July 28, 2017 HONOLULU – The state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism’s (DBEDT) Creative Industries Division (CID)’s Creative Lab Hawaii (CLH) Music Immersive Program ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 7, 2016 Media contacts: Lesa Griffith Tel: 808-532-8712 Email: lgriffith@honolulumuseum.org Christine Hirasa, DBEDT Tel: 808-587-9006, mobile 808-286-9017 Email: christine.m.hirasa@hawaii.gov HoMA AND DBEDT TEAM UP TO OFFER BRANDING WORKSHOP FOR UPCOMING CREATIVES   Star jewelry designer Bliss Lau and brand strategist Jasmine Takanikos lead workshop and free talk   WHAT:Centering Your Brand: ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 18, 2016                                                                                                                        FLUX Hawaii General Store to Pop Up in Venice, California + Nella Media Group and Klick Communications to Then “Lei Over” in the Big Apple Honolulu, Hawaii – The FLUX Hawaii General Store, presented by Hawaiian Airlines, will pop up on “the coolest block in America,” Abbot Kinney Boulevard ...
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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 ...
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