Creative Industries in Flux: A Critical Investigation into the Challenges, Agency and Potential of Cultural and Creative Workers in Hong Kong


Grant Data
Project Title
Creative Industries in Flux: A Critical Investigation into the Challenges, Agency and Potential of Cultural and Creative Workers in Hong Kong
Principal Investigator
Dr Tse, Ho Lun Tommy   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Dr Peirson-Smith Anne   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
18
Start Date
2016-07-01
Completion Date
2017-12-31
Amount
434783
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
Cultural and creative industries, Creative labor and work conditions, Creative industries policy, Ethnographic research, PR & advertising, TV and print media
Discipline
Sociology,Social Policy
Panel
Humanities & Social Sciences (H)
Sponsor
Public Policy Research Funding Scheme
HKU Project Code
2015.A8.035.16A
Grant Type
Public Policy Research Funding Scheme
Funding Year
2016/2017
Status
On-going
Objectives
1) To highlight discrepancies between the image and reality of how the creative industries actually operate; 2) To provide an overview of the appropriateness of categorized creative industry in the Hong Kong context; 3) To examine differences in process and development across cultural and creative industries in Hong Kong; 4) To investigate the experiences and evolving working conditions of the creative workforce in PR & advertising, TV and print media; 5) To understand factors that are affecting the performance of the post 80s and 90s generations as a creative workforce; 6) To propose new policy directions to further enhance the growth and development of selected creative industries by focusing on the actual needs of creative workers and employers