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Emmy Winner, creative consultant Chris Do flies to PH next month for CREATE Philippines 2018

Emmy Award Winner and International creative consultant Chris Do is set to fly to the country to hold a whole-day masterclass in the second day of CREATE Philippines 2018 on September 22-23 at the Globe Tower, Bonifacio Global City (BGC), Taguig.

“It’s official now! I’m going to be back in the Philippines!! Would love to see you there,” stated Do in a social media post. “I’ll be heading to Manila Sept. 22-23 for a masterclass workshop with Create Philippines.”

CREATE Philippines aims to give the country a strong voice in the global discourse on the creative economy and make it a top-of-mind destination in the Asia-Pacific for creative content and services. It is organized by the Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM), the export arm of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).

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“Joining Chris Do’s masterclass is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for local creatives and businesses to learn and engage firsthand with one of the greatest minds in the industry,” said newly appointed CITEM Executive Director Paulina Suaco-Juan.

“Those who will join the event can certainly benefit from Do’s goldmine of ideas given his business acumen, insights and proven track record in empowering creatives and global brands as they seek to clarify their purpose, to define their whys, and connect with their audiences in various platforms,” Juan added.

For his day-long masterclass, Do will use his first-half of his session to conduct a lecture and question-based learning on “the Business of Design” and then proceed with a hands-on workshop with attendees where they can ask self-study questions or role-play problematic business scenarios that needs creative solutions.

Do is an Emmy award-winning director, designer, strategist and educator. He’s the Chief Strategist and CEO of Blind, executive producer of The Skool, and the Founder of The Futur—an online education platform that teaches the business of design to creative thinkers.

Founded in 1995, Blind has been a pioneer in the motion design field and has made hundreds of award-winning commercials, music videos and broadcast promotions that combine design, typography, animation, live action and visual effects for screens and clients of all sizes.

His firm’s work has been recognized by national and international organizations such as: the Emmy’s, Effie Gold, Effie, Huffington Post, Lynda.com, Webbie, Communication Arts, London International Awards, One Show, British D&AD, AICP 20, Pictoplasma, How, 72 dpi, L.A. Weekly, Boards, Res 10, Type Director’s Club (20, 22, 23, 26), IDN, Addy Awards, BDA, Create, Stash (2, 12, 22, 24, 35, 43, 65), Creatie Augustus 2010, Motion Design, Asia Image, Brief, 365 AIGA Year In Design 26, Art Director’s Club, Motionographer, New York Festivals, B Brand, PPaper, I.D., and Print.

Mr. Do currently hosts in the The Futur (a YouTube channel with over 320k subscribers) and lectures all over the world on the business of creativity.

Those who want to join Chris Do’s masterclass can check out http://www.citem.com.ph/createphilippines/ for ticket rates and other details or follow CREATE Philippines also on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

CREATE Philippines 2018 will be made in partnership with the Communication Design Association of the Philippines (CDAP), Globe Lifestyle, Globe myBusiness, Creative Nation Academy, Beyond the Box, CreatorsPub, and the International Design Conference (IDC) to be held in September 21, in coordination with the Design Center of the Philippines.

 

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