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Need help funding your short film about the Pacific Islander experience? Pacific Islanders in Communication (PIC) is launching their Shorts Film Fund. Applications open on April 8th until May 14th at 5 pm HST! PIC Website is here

HBO Asian Pacific American Visionaries Short Film Competition is now open! Check out details by clicking the image below. The deadline is April 1, 2021. HBO Visionaries Website is Here

From Pacific Business News (PBN) regarding the Creative Lab Hawaii webinar series. Come join us for some extremely valuable industry information, directly from established professionals in the creative industries. CLH.PBN.FilmmakersWebinars.2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 24, 2021 Panel Featuring Leading Wāhine Directors and Producers Honoring Women’s History Month HONOLULU – Offering insights into micro-budget filmmaking and developing career skills in producing and directing, Creative Lab Hawai‘i (CLH) announces its lineup of virtual public panels and program mentors for Winter 2021. Developed through the Hawai‘i State Department ...
Read More CREATIVE LAB HAWAI‘I ANNOUNCES ITS WINTER 2021 WEBINAR LINEUP AND MENTORS FOCUSING ON STRATEGIES FOR EMERGING FILMMAKERS

The US Small Business Administration (SBA) Hawaii will be holding an SBA Grants Webinar Re: SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), Economic Industry Disaster Loan (EIDL), Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 @ 10AM. This webinar has been scheduled to specifically address Hawaii’s Performing Arts and Creative Industries stakeholders. Following SBA’s presentation, ...
Read More Free Webinar – Specifically focused on Hawaii – for Small Business Administration Grants, March 2, 2021.

Though not connected to the Creative Lab Hawaii program, we wanted to congratulate the local film makers who created “Kapaemahu” for their accomplishments to include receiving a nomination for Best Animated Short in the 93rd Academy of Motion Picture Arts “Oscar” Awards!

On a recent webinar, The Mechanical Licensing Collective was our guest and gave some expert industry advice for musicians for how to license their music, helping to create another revenue stream, while still retaining ownership of their intellectual property. Click here to view the video.

The below link takes you to a summarization of the five key takeaways from the Knight Foundation’s research. If you scroll further down, you will find a link to the full report. Digital Readiness and Innovation in Museums The Knight Foundation’s full report can be found here.

Our previous Public Panel discussions are now posted on Facebook, and we will continue to update when new panels commence. We have found that the information being given is extremely valuable, and many who participated in the live webcast found the insider perspectives even more worthwhile when viewed a second (or third) time. Click here ...
Read More Previous Public Panels now posted on Facebook!

Join us for the free, one-hour Zoom webinar, as we discuss our topic: Wāhine Make Movies! 10 Hot Tips from busy working filmmakers on how to jumpstart your career, get hired, get paid, grow your skills and stay at the top of your game. Featuring Heather Haunani Giugni, Erin Lau, Shirley Thompson, Anne Misawa, and ...
Read More Free Public Panel: Celebrating Women’s History Month Wāhine Make Movies! Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 1:00pm HST.