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Applications for 2017 Immersive Programs Being Accepted FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 22, 2016 HONOLULU – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism’s (DBEDT) Creative Industries Division (CID) applauds the eight fellows of its Creative Lab Hawaii Program (CLH Program), who participated in this year’s American Film Market (AFM), which was held at the Loews ...
Read More CREATIVE LAB HAWAII PROGRAM ACCELERATES GROWTH FOR CREATIVE ENTREPRENEURS AT AFM

Creative Lab Hawaii is now accepting applications: Writers Immersive (March 13 – March 17. 2017) – Ended Producers Immersive (March 20 – March 24, 2017) – Ended Deadline for Writers Immersive and Producers Immersive: December 23, 2016 (closed) Web-Series Immersive (June 05 – June 09, 2017) Animation Immersive (June 12 – June 16, 2017) Deadline ...
Read More Call for Submissions – Creative Lab Hawaii – 2017 Programs

WASHINGTON D.C., JULY 27 – 28, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 26, 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 summit in Washington D.C., hosted by Creative World, an annual gathering of leaders ...
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

Programs Accelerate Growth of Hawaii’s Creative Entrepreneurs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 8, 2016 HONOLULU – The state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism’s (DBEDT) Creative Industries Division (CID) announces the participants and coaches for the Music Immersive Program (June 11-15) through the department’s Creative Lab Hawaii (CLH). The program will take place on Hawaii ...
Read More CREATIVE LAB HAWAII ANNOUNCES MUSIC IMMERSIVE PARTICIPANTS FOR SONGWRITING BOOT CAMP AND MENTORS

Programs Accelerate Growth of Hawaii’s Creative Entrepreneurs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 2, 2016 HONOLULU – The state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism’s (DBEDT) Creative Industries Division (CID) announces a series of events to grow Hawaii’s creative entrepreneurs.  The events include two panel discussions, a keynote talk and an ideation weekend, which are all ...
Read More CREATIVE LAB HAWAII ANNOUNCES PUBLIC PROGRAMS ON ANIMATION, BROADBAND/NEW MEDIA AND MOBILE GAME APPS

For Immediate Release: May 6, 2016 HONOLULU—The state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) thanks the Hawaii State Legislature for showing broad support for the state’s innovation initiatives this legislative session. State lawmakers approved funding for a range of critical programs that help to grow and diversify Hawaii’s economy. As part of the ...
Read More 2016 Legislature Approves Funding in Support of State Innovation Initiatives

Aloha! We are holding three calls this coming Wednesday to share about our upcoming mobile games immersive. Interested in creating a game? RSVP for one of these calls. If you know of anyone that may be interested in creating a mobile game, please share this info with them.

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.