Hong Kong born British director Vernie Yeung graduated from St Martin’s College of Art and Design. The 28 year-old BTA Crafts Award winner claims that mentorship has been a key catalyst to his career development.Digital Pioneer Exemplar - Vernie Yeung
Digital Pioneers objectives
We aim to identify and develop a network of young creative entrepreneurs in Hong Kong and the UK via international mentorship, overseas work placements, industry-specific capacity building activities and peer exchanges, we want to identify and develop a network of young creative entrepreneurs in Hong Kong and the UK. We also believe that Digital Pioneers will provide opportunities for creative industry focused entrepreneurial skills to take shape, build a sustainable platform for international business and creative collaborations to grow. We hope to identify talents in the market and support them in their journey towards becoming future leaders in the international creative industry marketplace.
How is Digital Pioneers different from the many awards and schemes which are already run in the UK and Hong Kong?It offers candidates real international exposure by engaging them in professional visits and real job placements in the UK / Hong Kong
Are you a Digital Pioneer?
Three entrepreneurs from Hong Kong and three from the UK will get the opportunity to meet leading industry figures, key companies working across the digital media industry from gaming to interactive TV/film to animation and much more. If you are from Hong Kong this opportunity will take place in the UK and if you are from the UK the opportunity will take place in Hong Kong.Are you aged 21 to 35?
If you answer yes to the above questions, there is a good chance that you are the Digital Pioneer we are looking for. See our Eligibility section to find out what you should do next to become a Digital Pioneer.
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