Producing

Be a Decisive Producer, Director

As a producer and director apprentice at CCM, there are few days that go by that I am not in communication with someone on my team. One of my main responsibilities is to make decisions and instruct my team. It ...
Thoughts

Why I Chose The Film Industry

Throughout my life, the Lord has revealed many of my talents as I grew in my creativity. I remember being very passionate about art and creativity early on in my childhood, and there few moments when I wasn’t discovering new ...
Writing

Zootopia: Underlying Themes

Disney recently released a new animated movie, Zootopia, which is packed full of cultural undertones and messages. After hearing rave reviews from my friends, and the 98 percent rating on Rotten Tomato, I knew I had to go see it ...
Thoughts

My First Impressions of Fuller House

I was an avid Full House watcher as a child — and even as a teen. I remember coming home from school and turning on ABC Family and watching all the 90s reruns, but Full House was my favorite. So ...
Producing

Tips for Conducting On-Camera Interviews

This last week I was put on a project to for a client that involved making two seperate videos. Each video has a large portion of interviews to help tell the story. We had three days set aside to have ...
How To

How to Make Special Effect Veins

There are many things you can create with special effect makeup, from scars, to bullet holes, to even gross headpieces and strange growths. In a piece we did last year, Demon Poker, many of our actors had to go through ...
Thoughts

Created To Create

Being creative is a gift I’ve had, and been aware of, ever since I was little girl. I have many memories of sitting at the kitchen counter for hours, with an array of art supplies, as I made my masterpieces. ...
Thoughts

3 Reasons to Explore Different Mediums

As a kid, I remember being in art class and constantly trying out different mediums of art, but I never sat back and figured out at why. Now that I am older and pursuing a creative arts career, I’ve realized ...
Blog

4 Ways To Incorporate Creativity Into Everyday

As a creative, it can sometimes feel like I can only function when I’m engaging in creative tasks all the time, but sometimes life gets in the way where days, or even weeks go by without creativity being incorporated in my ...
CCM Intern Stories

New Year, New Season

Starting a new year, or anything new for that matter, can be exciting and refreshing, but new seasons also come with saying goodbye to the previous one. Even my everyday routine and experience has changed at the Center For Creative ...