News Releases

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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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The Hawaii Island Resident and Creative Lab Hawaii – Writers Immersive Program Fellow Has Additionally Optioned “Victorian Christmas” to a Major Production Company FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 22, 2017 HONOLULU – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) congratulates Creative Lab Hawaii (CLH) Writer’s Immersive Program Fellow Amy Bircher on her work-for-hire screenplay, ...
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CLH Fellows Selected to Attend and Pitch Projects at Largest Domestic Film Market & Conference FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 24, 2017 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 of its Creative Lab Hawaii (CLH) Immersive Program ...
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CONNECTING SONGWRITERS WITH FILM & TV INDUSTRY Nā Hōkū Hanohano Winner, Amanda Frazier, Among Participants to Collaborate with Top Music Producers and Entertainment Executives from STARZ, Fox Broadcasting and More FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 24, 2017  HONOLULU – Opening new revenue and creativity channels for Hawaii’s musicians, Creative Lab Hawaii (CLH) is proud to announce ...
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September Music Immersive Program Held Immediately Following the Hawaii Songwriting Festival Deadline for Submissions: July 28, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 7, 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 is now accepting applications. The program will be held ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 8, 2017 HONOLULU – The state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism’s (DBEDT) Creative Industries Division (CID) is looking for creative entrepreneurs for its ideation weekend on Maui next month. The department’s Creative Lab Hawaii (CLH) program is bringing industry mentors in animation to the Valley Isle this June for ...
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