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Interview with Meg LeFauve 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 ...
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DBEDT announces plans for 2016 accelerator program By Kathleen Gallagher Reporter, Pacific Business News Published on March 15, 2016 Hawaii’s Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism has announced the 2016 season of its Creative Lab Hawaii Accelerator Program after receiving $550,000 in funding. The program, which started in 2012, has three separate segments, which ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 14, 2016 Program Accelerates Growth of Hawaii’s Creative Entrepreneurs HONOLULU – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism’s (DBEDT) Creative Industries Division (CID) announces the start of its Creative Lab Hawaii Accelerator Program (CLH Program). The CLH Program is an economic development initiative that started in 2012, and is composed ...
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For Immediate Release: March 7, 2016 Industry Professionals Behind “Inside Out,” “The Patriot Games” and “A Dog’s Purpose” Here Meg LeFauve to Headline Public Talk on March 18 HONOLULU—The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism’s (DBEDT) Creative Industries Division (CID) announces a workshop to teach individuals with innovative ideas about how to maximize opportunities ...
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Creativity: Hawaii’s Next Big Export How a public-private program called Creative Lab accelerates entrepreneurs in six creative areas: screenwriting, broadband, interactive media, fashion, producing, and music. By Braelyn Wood To read more about the article, please go to Hawaii Business Magazine website

Midweek (12-23-2015)

Posted on Dec 23, 2015 in Media Coverage

State Supports Creative Entrepreneurs By Christine O’Connor Midweek Published on December 23, 2015 A coming-of-age film that centers on the struggles of two orphaned brothers in Thailand, How To Win At Checkers (Every Time), has made the rounds on this year’s film festival circuit and has been amassing a number of awards along the way. ...
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Yearlong mentorship would help young producers thrive By Mike Gordon Honolulu Star-Advertiser Posted on November 29, 2015 1:30 am If there’s fame associated with a film or TV series, the laurels typically go to the artistic face of the project – the actors, directors and writers. But none of them would be holding a golden statuette ...
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For Immediate Release: August 26, 2015 FLUX Hawaii Brings Aloha To New York Fashion Week with Pop-Up General Store in Collaboration with Mori and Events by OVB and DBEDT Honolulu, Hawaii – After premiering a successful event in 2014 during New York Fashion Week, FLUX Hawaii returns to New York City for a second year, ...
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Hawaii News Now (10-26-2015)

Posted on Aug 25, 2015 in Media Coverage

EAST HONOLULU, OAHU (Hawaii News Now) Hawaii’s first fashion acclerator program has given three local designers the opportunity to meet with top names in the fashion industry in Los Angeles. They’re just back from their trip. We talked with Creative Industries Division Chief Officer Georja Skinner and Allison Izu Song from Cut Collective. It’s a ...
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Josh Kim: Success Story

Posted on Aug 25, 2015 in News Releases

HAWAII CREATIVE LAB PARTICIPANT ‘S FILM CHOSEN AS THAILAND’S OFFICIAL ENTRY FOR BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM IN 88TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS (Honolulu, Oct. 1, 2015) — Josh Kim’s debut feature film, “How to Win at Checkers ...
Read More Josh Kim: Success Story ” has been selected by the country of Thailand to be its official entry for the Best Foreign ...
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