Hawaii Film Blog

Tuesday, May 08, 2007

State Seeking Hawaii-China Film Proposals

Improve Hawaii-China relations through the universal language of film!
(Source: Kathryn Bender, Star-Bulletin)

The Hawaii Film Office (part of the state's Dept. of Business, Economic Development & Tourism) is soliciting proposals for projects involving a Hawaii-China film development program. $50,000 will be granted to the winning proposal. Here's a summary of what the state is looking for:


The primary objective of the solicitation is to support film projects involving a Hawaii-China film development program. The types of film project that will be considered are documentaries, television shows, independent feature films or shorts. The film project should explore the Hawaii-China connection and include an educational or workforce development program. This project also seeks to:
* Develop local production expertise and talent;
* Sustain local industry development;
* Increase investment in Hawaii-based productions; and
* Foster continued exploration and understanding of the unique Hawaii-China relationship.

* All written questions must be submitted to DBEDT's Contracts office by 3pm HST on May 18, 2007. The Contracts office can be reached at
bids@dbedt.hawaii.gov or 808-586-9312.
* The deadline for the proposals themselves is 11am HST on June 6, 2007.

Click here to review the complete submission guidelines.

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