With collaboration with Animation and Game Research Center of the Cultural Industry Research Office of Peking University, we conducted focus groups and in-depth interviews with senior management of game industries, game associations, and different government bodies to explore the game policy in China and its implication for Hong Kong creative industries.
The study started in July 2011 and finished in December 2011. It covers the cultural policy in six different regions/ levels:
(1) National Policy and Beijing
(2) Yangtze Delta Area and Shanghai
(3) Pearl Delta Area, Shumzhen and Guangzhou
(4) Wuhan Area
(5) Xian Area
(6) Chengdu and South-western Regions
In the end, we completed 59 interviews in the format of interviews and focus group.