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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 ...
Read More CREATIVE LAB HAWAII (CLH) MUSIC AND TRANSMEDIA PROGRAMS SET TO BEGIN ON HAWAII ISLAND THIS SUMMER

Creative Lab Hawaii is now accepting applications for: MUSIC: Music Immersive (Island of Hawaii, Kona – July 23 – 27, 2018) Submission Deadline: May 31, 2018, 11:59 p.m. HST Participants Criteria: 1. Must be a member of a Performance Rights Organization (PRO): ASCAP, BMI, SESAC, etc. 2. Must have co-writing experience. 3. Must have attended ...
Read More Call for Applications – Media & Music Programs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 31, 2018 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 ...
Read More CREATIVE LAB HAWAII ANNOUNCES THE START OF ITS 2018 PROGRAM

Floor presentations at the Hawaii State Senate and House on Friday, January 26, 2018. We are grateful to Senator Lorraine R. Inouye, Senator Glenn Wakai and Representative Cindy Evans, Representative Jarrett Keohokalole and Representative Nicole E. Lowen for recognizing the importance of the Creative Lab Hawaii (CLH) program for Hawaii creative entrepreneurs, as well as for acknowledging CLH participant Amy Bircher and CLH Executive Director, ...
Read More FLOOR PRESENTATIONS AT HAWAII CAPITOL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec. 21, 2017 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 (Fox) has recently released the ...
Read More CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY FOR CREATIVE LAB HAWAII MUSIC IMMERSIVE KAILUA SINGER/SONGWRITER

By JOHN BURNETT Hawaii Tribune-Herald People dream about what they want for Christmas, but for one Kona woman, her dream is coming true. “Delivering Christmas,” a 13-minute made-for-TV mini-movie starring Jessica Morris and Jason-Shane Scott, debuts tonight at 8:02 p.m. on Lifetime, Channel 448 on Spectrum cable. The short film was written by Amy Bircher, ...
Read More Christmas dream delivered for Kona screenwriter (12-03-2017)

Living808 (11-29-2017)

Posted on Dec 1, 2017 in Main, Media Coverage

  November 29, 2017 Living808 featuring State of Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism Director Luis P Salaveria and Creative Industries Hawaii Chief Officer Georja Skinner – as they talk about Creative Lab – Hawaii programs and the opportunities CLH fellows, local creative entrepreneurs, received at American Film Market in Santa Monica.

Island News – KITV4 November 5, 2017 at 10:00 pm Creative Lab Hawaii Immersive programs fellows selected to attend and pitch their projects at the largest domestic film industry market – American Film Market & Conferences in Santa Monica, CA.

Hawaii News Now – KFVE-5 November 4, 2017 at 9:00 pm Creative Lab Hawaii Immersive programs fellows selected to attend and pitch their projects at the largest domestic film industry market – American Film Market & Conferences in Santa Monica, CA.