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Sponsored by CreateHK, the 2011 Hong Kong Marketing Smartphone Apps Popularity Contest announced the result for Most Popular and Best Marketing Smartphone Apps. WINNER LIST

Sponsored by CreateHK, Soaring Creativity sets up Hong Kong pavilion at various international book fairs to introduce the creativity and accomplishment of Hong Kong’s publishing and printing industry. The first stop is Beijing International Book Fair on 31 August to 4 September 2011. WEBSITE (in Chinese only)

Sponsored by CreateHK, a "Cross Industry Mix-and-match Roadmap" will be published to facilitate cross industry matching. The launching ceremony cum sharing session will be held on 7 September 2011. ONLINE ENROLLMENT (in Chinese only)
MaD (Make A Difference) 2012 – MaD@Beijing UCCA opens for enrollment - New

Sponsored by CreateHK, the MaD@Beijing UCCA will be held on 10 September 2011 under the theme of ‘Change starts with you’. ONLINE ENROLLMENT (in Chinese only)
ABU Robocon 2012 Hong Kong – Hong Kong participates in ABU Asia-Pacific Robot Contest 2011 Bangkok

Sponsored by CreateHK, the Robocon 2011 Hong Kong Contest selected the "Fiery Dragon" from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology to represent Hong Kong in the ABU Asia-Pacific Robot Contest 2011 Bangkok scheduled for 28 August 2011. A TV programme featuring the contest highlights will be broadcast on TVB Jade Channel at 8pm on 29 October 2011. WEBSITE

Sponsored by CreateHK, a Hong Kong Pavilion will be set up at the Beijing International Radio, TV & Film Equipment Exhibition (BIRTV) on 24 – 27 August 2011 to showcase Hong Kong’s excellence in computer graphics and interactive techniques. WEBSITE

Sponsored by CreateHK, SIGGRAPH Asia 2011 will organize the inaugural "Symposium on Apps" to explore how visual and animation techniques are applied on mobile devices and drive the use of advanced graphics capabilities on the new devices available nowadays. The Symposium is calling for proposals. DEADLINE: 15 September 2011. DETAILS
Animation Lab – Sharing session opens for online registration

Sponsored by CreateHK, the Animation Lab will organize a sharing session on 26 August 2011 for the scholarship winners under the programme and local-born animation artists to share their insights on the difference between local and international animation. ONLINE REGISTRATION

Sponsored by CreateHK, the Second Greater China Illustration Awards call for submission, with a view to commending high quality work and elevating the standard of illustrations of the Greater China region to an international level through competition and observation. DEADLINE: 30 October 2011. WEBSITE

Supported by CreateHK, the Conference "Creating Prosperity: Talent Development and Cross-sector Collaboration in a Creative Economy" will be held on 1 September to identify the critical factors for Hong Kong to move up the value chain of the creative economy. WEBSITE

Sponsored by CreateHK, the New Graduate Support Scheme aims to nurture new talents in animation, comic, digital game and post production, as well as visual effect fields of the digital entertainment sector. Both 2010/2011 graduates and digital entertainment companies are invited to participate in the scheme.
POSTER (for student applicants’ reference) (in Chinese only)
POSTER (for company applicants’ reference) (in Chinese only)

Sponsored by CreateHK, the HKYDT Awards aim to identify and encourage up-and-coming young designers and design graduates to undergo training and/or work attachment at reputable organisations abroad so as to broaden their horizon. APPLICATION DEADLINE: 30 September 2011. WEBSITE
MaD (Make A Difference) 2012 – 2012 Make a Difference (MaD) Award opens for applications

Sponsored by CreateHK, the MaD Award 2012 recognizes high potential ventures/projects that can bring about economic, social and/or environmental benefits in an innovative and sustainable manner. The Award now calls for entries. DEADLINE: 3 October 2011. WEBSITE
Stereoscopic 3D Content Creation Programme – Competition calls for admission

Sponsored by CreateHK, the Stereoscopic 3D Content Creation Programme aims to promote stereo 3D content development. The First Hong Kong Stereoscopic 3D Competition to be held under the Programme now calls for admission. DEADLINE: 30 September 2011. ADMISSION

Supported by CreateHK, think Asia think Hong Kong comprises a series of events to be held from 12 to 16 September 2011 in London, Leeds and Edinburgh to bring together the UK and Hong Kong business communities to discuss developments and trends in the dynamic Asian markets, as well as to explore opportunities emerging from the strong economic growth in the Asian region, particularly China. WEBSITE

Sponsored by CreateHK, the Hong Kong Short Film: New Action Express sponsors local short film makers to participate in specified international short film festivals or competitions.

Funded by CreateHK and administered by the Hong Kong Designers Association, the Scheme that aims to support and promote the local design community to enter their designs into renowned international and local competitions/awards now accepts application.

The first teaching kit that incorporates elements of film and animation into the new secondary school curriculum of visual arts to cultivate students’ appreciation of creativity as well as to nurture talent for both the film and animation industries. PROJECT WEBSITE