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“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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Interesting article from The Hollywood Reporter. The Cannes Film Market will be going virtual this year, and could be a precursor for future film markets as to how these events can interweave between in-person and virtual. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/cannes-virtual-film-markets-selling-hope-global-crisis-1293246

https://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/2020/04/28/an-optimistic-film-industry-prepares-day-productions-can-resume-hawaii/

The Link to the SBA Paycheck Protection Plan Loan Guaranty: Deadline 9/30/2020 This program is for small businesses, independent contractors and self-employed. Here is the application: https://home.treasury.gov/system/files/136/PPP-Lender-Application-Form-Fillable.pdf Here is the checklist: PPP_Required Info-Documents_DBEDT_Final_v3   Valuable Links for Relief Funds: https://impacthubhnl.com/2020/04/02/covid-19-emergency-loans-grant-options/    

A state program is giving aspiring actors, musicians, songwriters, designers and others, a chance to turn their dream into reality. It’s through the Creative Labs Hawaii program. Georja Skinner, founder of Creative Lab Hawaii, and Chad Martin, one of the participants in the program, joined Take2 with details.

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Creative Lab Hawaii is holding a series of programs to connect prospective film and web writers, directors, and producers with industry professionals. Amy Bircher and Georja Skinner talk more about what prospective film makers can expect at these events.

By JOHN BURNETT Hawaii Tribune-Herald People dream about what they want for Christmas, but for one Kona woman, her dream is coming true. “Delivering Christmas,” a 13-minute made-for-TV mini-movie starring Jessica Morris and Jason-Shane Scott, debuts tonight at 8:02 p.m. on Lifetime, Channel 448 on Spectrum cable. The short film was written by Amy Bircher, ...
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Living808 (11-29-2017)

Posted on Dec 1, 2017 in Main, Media Coverage

  November 29, 2017 Living808 featuring State of Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism Director Luis P Salaveria and Creative Industries Hawaii Chief Officer Georja Skinner – as they talk about Creative Lab – Hawaii programs and the opportunities CLH fellows, local creative entrepreneurs, received at American Film Market in Santa Monica.