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  1. Art promotes respect for animals

    Posted Mar 17th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... & McDull). SPCA hopes the competition will make young people more interested in animal welfare. 'Many young people get a pet out of impulse. They should understand that pet ownership ... Elaine Yau The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) has launched a drawing competition to raise students' awareness of animal protection. Sponsored by the Hong Kong ...

  2. Welfare chief cautious about cross-border 'fruit money'

    Posted Jun 04th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam The welfare chief has warned of logistical hurdles to extending the old-age allowance to elderly Hongkongers living in Guangzhou. Speaking to 33 elderly Hongkongers- who complained about the hardships of their life in retirement in Guangzhou- Secretary for Labour and Welfare Matthew Cheung Kin-chung said the government was reviewing the criteria for granting ...

  3. Creative takes on city's problems in frame for top animation awards

    Posted Nov 13th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Spoiled children and global warming are among the issues on which city animators will focus at a prestigious annual competition being held in Tokyo next week. Among the five shortlisted Hong Kong entries taking part in the 12th TBD DigiCon6 Animation and Movie Awards on Friday, two explore the issue of overindulged children. 'Several times, I have come across ...

  4. Animal attraction at the disco

    Posted Jan 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Clara Mak Hong Kong Fur Federation Design Competition 2010 Where: InterContinental Hong Kong When: January 7 What: The federation's young executive committee presented its annual competition as a glittering 1980s discotheque party. Forty fur outfits ...

  5. Amazing anime

    Posted Jul 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zoe Mak This year's Ani-Com and Game Fair kicks off on July 31, promising anime and manga fans plenty of summer thrills. The theme of the fair is 'Fountain of Creativity' and a series of activities will be held before and during the event, including Hong Kong's first Supernova Original Comics Contest. This competition aims to encourage young talent to participate, ...

  6. Animal attraction

    Posted Jan 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Ng

    ... Fiona Ng Hong Kong Fur design competition dinner Where: InterContinental Hong Kong ballroom When: January 8 What: The annual competition of the Hong Kong Fur Federation showcased creations by young up and coming designers at the fashion show gala. It fini ...

  7. Animated film about to get on the Storm Riders merry-go-round

    Posted Apr 01st 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... that an animated version of the franchise is also being produced from Andrew Lau Wai-keung's comic book-based hit of 10 years ago. A trailer for the animated feature turned up over the weekend on cult movie blog twitch.com. At the end of the three-minute-plus clip are credits that suggest the animated film, tentatively called Storm Riders- Clash of the Evils, will be directed by Hongkonger ...

  8. Local trio's Alien Attack bags digital animation award

    Posted Dec 10th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Phoebe Cheng. After gaining some success with his animated sporty dog Jidou, creative entrepreneur Alexander Wong has come up with a prize to promote new digital animation in Asia. The first presentation of the Jidou In-De (Independent digital entertainment) Awards took place last Thursday at Central's Philia Lounge. ...

  9. Top animator shuns hi-tech

    Posted Sep 11th 2005, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Hong Kong's favourite Japanese animation master, Hayao Miyazaki, has vowed to continue making films with traditional drawing skills rather than computer technology. Miyazaki was awarded the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the Venice Film Festival, the first time the honour has been bestowed on a director of animated films. 'I thank [the Venice Film Festival] ...

  10. Film studies: Animation on show

    Posted Jul 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phoebe Cheng Talk to an ordinary cinema-goer about animation and you'd expect a discussion about Hollywood giants like the Shrek series, or Japanese characters such as Doraemon and Keroro- sure-fire hits that mean box-office gold to local distributors. But for anime aficionados who want something different, Freddie Wong Kwok-shiu is offering a fistful of pleasant surprises ...




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