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  Full Article: Honolulu Star Advertiser (01/06/2017)

Filmmaking Couple Teams with Pacific Producers on Micronesian Tale By Wayne Harada Honolulu Star Advertiser, Show Biz Publish on December 11, 2016 Vilsoni “Vili” Hereniko, an award-wining Pacific Islands writer-director, and his producer wife, Jeannette Paulson Hereniko, are collaborating with Australian and New Zealand producers to bring “Until the dolphin Flies,” a modest Marshall Islands ...
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For Immediate Release: December 5, 2016 HONOLULU—Hawaii is the focus of a multi-page special section in the December issue of Hemispheres, the in-flight magazine of United Airlines. Dossier, Hemispheres’ Economic Development series, features Hawaii with in an in-depth overview, including showcasing unique initiatives that shape the state’s industry and commerce, as well as its influence ...
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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 ...
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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.

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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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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