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

Global creative icon Chris Do to hold masterclass on the Business of Design

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).

“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 designer, director, strategist, lecturer consultant, and entrepreneur.

He has spent the last two decades running Santa Monica-based, motion-design and branding agency, Blind. His team has worked on TV commercials and music videos for iconic brands such as: Nike, Xbox, Fox Sports, Electronic Arts, Scion, Cold Play, The Gap, NatGeo, Sony, and Honda.

Having taught sequential and main title design for over 15 years at the Art Center College of Design, Chris decided to scale his teaching efforts and founded the Futur, an online content and education platform. He has produced over 500 YouTube videos on subjects around: design, branding, business and UX, and has gained an audience of 300k subscribers from all over the globe.

He currently serves as the chairman of the board for SPJA (Society to Promote Japanese Animation), and as an advisor to Saleshood. He has also served as: advisory board member for AIGA/LA, Emmys Motion & Title Design Peer Group, Otis Board of Governors, Santa Monica College and Woodbury University.

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.

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

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