Published by the Cultural Affairs Bureau and produced by 100 Plus Cultural and Creative Development Ltd., the twentieth issue ofC2 Magazine will be launched on Wednesday, 5 April. Education plays a vital role in the development of the cultural and creative industries. In order to explore the situation of education in cultural and creative industries and its prospects in Macao, representatives from the Millennium Secondary School, the Macao Polytechnic Institute and Todot Design are invited to talk about how education is engaged in the cultural and creative sector in this issue.
In the section “Feature”, the teachers and students from the Millennium Secondary School, where arts are integrated into its curriculum framework, as well as the Cultural and Creative Industries Teaching and Research Centre of the Macao Polytechnic Institute, which established last year to form cultural and creative talents, reveal the state of education regarding these talents in higher education and non-higher education. In addition, Bob Lei Hou Keong, an alumnus of the Macao Polytechnic Institute and Design Director of Todot Design & Planning Limited, has established his own brand Ultraworks and launched the watch series ULTRATIME001, which won a number of regional and international design awards. In this issue, he will share his experiences and insight into the design industry.
In this internet-based era, the demand of multimedia talents is increasing. Founded six years ago, CRAXH has made its name by its high-quality works filled with passion, which has been recognized by enterprises in Macao and overseas. Its forte includes web design, animation and video production. In “Brand Story”, CRAXH shares their efforts to succeed and talks about business opportunities in the Macao multimedia design sector. Opened in late March and run by the Cultural Affairs Bureau, Cinematheque‧Passion is now managed by CUT Ltd. In “Extravaganza”, Albert Chu Iao Ian and Rita Wong Yeuk Ying, Artistic Director and Chief Operating Officer of CUT, respectively, talk about their vision and mission regarding the operation of the Cinematheque. In “Budding Talents”, local director Choi Ian Sin Tracy is in the limelight. Sisterhood, her debut feature film, has had good box office results both in Macao and Hong Kong. In the interview, she talks about the difficulties she faced, from the preparation to the production of the film, and how her dream came true. In the “Blogs” section, seven columnists, Joe Tang, Ho Ka Cheng, Yi-Hsin Lin, Yap Seow Choong, Ron Lam, Lam Sio Man and Cheong Sio Pang, continue to share their unique perspectives on the development of the cultural and creative industries.
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