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Programmes
Special Programmes for Exhibition "Bruce Lee: Kung Fu ‧ Art ‧ Life"
Documentary Film The Brilliant Life of Bruce Lee



Public Programmes (April – June)
Unless otherwise stated, all special programmes are conducted in Cantonese and are free of charge. A separate ticket is required for admission to museum exhibitions. For the special arrangements under inclement weather conditions, please click here for details. For enquiries, please call 2180 8260.




Programme details


Go Culture Go Go!
Take a break and enjoy some leisurely lunchtime art, history and culture at the museum! This coming season, we will be screening two video programmes on themes related to the museum's current exhibitions.

"Dear John..." Images of HK in the 1920s
An exhibition of images of Hong Kong in the 1920s on old postcards. (approx 20 min)

Date : 7 April 2014 – 6 May 2014 (Every Monday)
Time : 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Venue : Outdoor Seating, G/F
     
Enrolment : Pre-registration is not required, simply join the programme at the Outdoor Seating.


"Hong Kong Photography Artist" Series I: Heartfelt Poetic Moments: Tchan Fou-li
An introduction to Tchan Fou-li's decades-long career in creative photography and the ways he blends Eastern and poetic elements into his works to create a “composite style of photography and painting”. (approx 16 min)

Date : 17 May 2014 – 28 June2014 (Every Friday)
Time : 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Venue : Outdoor Seating, G/F
     
Enrolment : Pre-registration is not required, simply join the programme at the Outdoor Seating.
The Hong Kong Jockey Club Series:
Special Programmes in association with the exhibition “Studio Ghibli Layout Designs: Understanding the Secrets of Takahata and Miyazaki Animation”


Studio Ghibli’s Animation World Series: Far Beyond Your Dreams and Imagination

Over the years, Isao Takahata and Hayao Miyazaki, co-founders of Studio Ghibli, have brought to life many masterpieces of animation, including the highly acclaimed Totoro, Castle in the Sky and Spirited Away, which have captured the hearts of viewers all over the world. Packed with boundless imagination and originality, their animated stories provoke and inspire. To offer a full experience of Studio Ghibli’s world of animation as well as of the medium itself, the Hong Kong Heritage Museum is proud to present “Studio Ghibli’s Animation World Series: Far Beyond Your Dreams and Imagination”, a special series of education programmes, in which participants will embark on a journey to explore the animation art of Studio Ghibli and to discover the latest developments in animation production in Japan and Hong Kong. All members of the public – young and old, families and children – are welcome to join our lectures, workshops and screenings during the exhibition period. Enrolment starts from 22 April 2014 (except otherwise specified).


(1) Commentary on selected works from the exhibition Studio Ghibli Layout Designs: Understanding the Secrets of Takahata and Miyazaki Animation

Renowned for their delicate drawing styles and thought-provoking storylines, many animation movies produced by Studio Ghibli have become classics and family favourites. The speaker will introduce some of the key layout designs from the exhibition and the stories behind them to provide the audience with a deeper insight into the artistic features of the animation of Takahata and Miyazaki.

Date : 14 May 2014 (Wednesday)
Time : 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Assembly
Time and
Place
: 9:45 am, Seminar Room, G/F
Venue : Thematic Galleries 3, 4 & 5, 1/F
Speakers : Mr Kazuyoshi Tanaka (Producer of Studio Ghibli) and Mr Kan Miyoshi (Curator of Ghibli Museum, Mitaka)
     
Enrolment : A maximum of 40 participants. To register, please call 2180 8260 or complete the application form for Education and Extension Programmes (apply online / download the form).
Successful applicants will be determined by a draw. Free with valid tickets to the “Studio Ghibli Layout Designs: Understanding the Secrets of Takahata and Miyazaki Animation” Special Exhibition or valid museum passes.

Enrolment starts from 22 April 2014.

Application
deadline
: 2 May 2014 (Friday) 2 pm
* Date &
Time of draw
: 8 May 2014 (Thursday) 11:00 am (Education Studio, G/F)
Remark : This programme will be conducted in Japanese with Cantonese interpretation.


(2) Animation Talk-through: The Art of Contemporary Japanese Animation

Characterised by a diversity of styles, contemporary Japanese animation brims with vibrant and creative art in both mainstream and independent productions. Citing examples from the masterpieces of Isao Takahata and Hayao Miyazaki, the speakers will introduce the features of contemporary Japanese animation and the latest developments in this field.

Date : 15 June 2014 (Sunday)
Time : 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Venue : Seminar Room, G/F
Speakers : Mr Terence Wong (Deputy Head, Department of Communication Design and Digital Media, Hong Kong Design Institute) and Mr Tonny Koo (Game Producer and Media Creator)
     
Enrolment : A maximum of 80 participants on a first-come-first-served basis. To register, please call 2180 8260 or complete the application form for Education and Extension Programmes (apply online / download the form).

Enrolment starts from 22 April 2014.


(3) Animation Showcase: A Screening of Local Hong Kong Animations

Recent years have seen multifaceted developments in animation production in Hong Kong that have resulted in a wide diversity of creative styles and features. In this programme, a video of selected productions by local animators will be shown to provide a glimpse of the landscape of modern animation in Hong Kong.

Date : 22 June 2014 (Sunday)
Time : 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm
Venue : Theatre, 1/F
Produced and
compiled by:
: Hong Kong Animation Filmmaker Society
     
Enrolment : The programme is free of charge for a maximum of 320 participants and admitted by tickets. Admission tickets for the programme will be distributed from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm on the event date (Sunday, 22 June 2014) at the Seminar Room, G/F of the museum. Each applicant is entitled to a maximum of two tickets on a first-come-first-served basis. For enquiries, please call 2180 8260.

A separate ticket is required for admission to museum exhibitions.

Important: Ticket holders should enter the 1/F Theatre no later than 10 minutes after the programme commences, otherwise the tickets will be invalid and the seats will be released to the non-ticket-holders waiting for admission.

Remark : To facilitate preparations for the forthcoming “Animation Showcase: Screenings on Hong Kong Animations” programme, our theatre presentation “The Brilliant Life of Bruce Lee” will not be available from 3:45 pm to 5:00 pm on Sunday, 22 June 2014.


(4) My Animated Characters: An Experimental Theatre in Stop-motion Animation

Are you interested in discovering the processes involved in animation production? This programme introduces participants to some of the hand-drawn animations from the exhibition and reveals the creative ideas behind the masterpieces as well as how animators set the scene, establish characters and colour their worlds. Participants will also learn to appreciate many other hand-drawn works from an artistic perspective, while the principles of animation will be illustrated using a zoetrope. To enhance the experience, participants will have a chance to make their own zoetrope and create their own animation. Come and share the fun of animation production!

Date : 29 June 2014 (Sunday) / 16 July 2014 (Wednesday)
Time : 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Venue : Education Studio, G/F
Instructor : Ms Michelle Wong (Local Arts Educator)
     
Enrolment : A maximum of 24 participants on a first-come-first-served basis for each session. Visitors aged 16 or above are welcome. To register, please complete the application form for Education and Extension Programmes (apply online / download the form).

Enrolment starts from 22 April 2014.


(5) Animation Talk-through: Contemporary Hong Kong Animation and Local Culture

Like all other creative activities, animations present the cultural characteristics of the place where they are produced. The speakers will explore the relationship between the development of Hong Kong’s animation scene and local culture using examples from local animations produced in recent years.

Date : 29 June 2014 (Sunday)
Time : 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Venue : Seminar Room, G/F
Speakers : Mr Terence Wong (Deputy Head, Department of Communication Design and Digital Media, Hong Kong Design Institute) and Mr Tonny Koo (Game Producer and Media Creator)
     
Enrolment : A maximum of 80 participants on a first-come-first-served basis. To register, please call 2180 8260 or complete the application form for Education and Extension Programmes (apply online / download the form).

Enrolment starts from 22 April 2014.


*To coincide with the exhibition, the family / children programme ‘A Journey to the World of Animation World: My Ponyo is Over the Ocean’ will be organised in this quarter. For details, please click here.
Screen Illusions and Visual Tricks in Animation
In association with “International Museum Day 2014, Hong Kong”

You can make an animation just by quickly flicking through still pictures, and people over the centuries have made use of this simple technique to create fascinating gadgets for their amusement. This programme introduces participants to the basic principles of animation production and gives them the opportunity to explore the world of animation through collections of vintage gadgets.

Come and enjoy reminiscences of bygone days by creating your own animation gadgets!

Date : 17 May 2014 (Saturday)
Time : 11:00 am – 12:00 pm / 2:15 – 3:15 pm / 3:45 – 4:45 pm / 5:15 – 6:15 pm
Venue : Seminar Room, G/F
Instructor : Psyche Wan (Art Educator)
     
Enrolment : A maximum of 40 participants per session on a first-come-first-served basis*.

*
Session 1: To register, please call 2180 8260 or complete the application form for Education and Extension Programmes (apply online / download the form).
Session 2, 3 & 4: Simply sign up at the entrance to the Seminar Room 20 minutes before the programme commences.
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