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Creative Lab Hawaii is a State of Hawaii program composed of three separate modules: Immersive Programs, Ideation Workshops, and Public Programs. Their intention is to accelerate global export of Hawaii’s creative content and creative products to strengthen our creative entrepreneurs’ capacity for success.
Founded in 2012 by the State of Hawaii’s Creative Industries Division, Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism (DBEDT), Creative Lab Hawaii provides a rich environment for creative collaboration and building new business relationships with a global audience. Industry partners include the Writers Guild of America, West; Producers Guild of America; Screen Actors Guild/AFTRA; International Game Developers Association (IGDA), Film Offices of the Hawaiian Islands (FOHI), The Cut Collective, Secret Road, Hawaii Songwriting Festival and the High Technology Development Corporation (HTDC); and the City and County of Honolulu.
Creative Lab Hawaii offers public panels, workshops, and hands on coaching and mentoring by industry leaders in areas of Screenwriting, New Media, Broadband, Producing, Directing, Songwriting/Music, Technology, the Business of Acting, and Design/Fashion. Funding for CLH is provided by the Hawaii State Legislature, DBEDT and the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA), U.S. Department of Commerce. Sponsors include the ʻAlohilani Resort, Waikīkī Beach; the Kauaʻi Marriott Resort and Beach Club; Arthurs Limousine; and SpeediShuttle.

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HFC Starts a Feeder Program for Creative Lab Hawaii’s Producer and Screenwriter Programs.Posted on July 7, 2020 in Accelerator Program, Featured, Main, News Releases
Hawaii Filmmakers Collective has started two development tracks in order to boost the knowledge and capability of our local content creators. The goal of HFC’s programs is to not only share what they have learned about the business side of film development, but it is to also double as a feeder program for our Creative […]
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Justin Baldoni’s Wayfarer Studios Launches Social Distancing-Themed ‘Six Feet Apart Experiment’ Filmmaking CompetitionPosted on May 12, 2020 in Featured, Main, Media Coverage
“This is a time for creatives to adapt and use their genius to create something we haven’t seen before. I’m so excited to see not just what people come up with, but to see people pushing cinema forward in a new way. Over the last hundred years, when the world is in the most pain and […]
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