Media Coverage

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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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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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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