Experiences

Experiences

New York Professional Encounter: Learning From The Pros In The ...

Professional Encounters are an exciting time as an apprentice. Not only are the trips a time to see one of the apexes of film and television production in the world, it’s a chance to learn from people that live and ...
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The CCM Experience: Networking with Professionals and Future Professionals

At the Center for Creative Media, apprentices get unique opportunities to work, each day, with industry professionals — including our Founder and Executive Producer who has more than 30 years of experience in Hollywood. On top of that, we learn ...
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Arrival Day

It’s hard for me to believe that my first day was more than a year and a half ago. I remember a good number of details about that day including, but not limited to, the final things that my parents ...
Experiences

Be Inspired by the Story, Not the Effects

As another week of Hands On Media Experience ends here at CCM, I am reminded how important it is to be inspired. As we have young aspiring filmmakers in our studio this week, I see lots of determination to make ...
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Comic-Con 2015 Recap

Another Comic-Con has come and gone, my friends. The past four days were filled with awesome exhibits, panels, signings, trailers, concerts, and more. Below, I have listed the big standout moments of the event:   1. Batman v. Superman: Dawn ...
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Reflections on H.O.M.E – CCM’s Week-long Film Intensive

As prospective interns arrive this month at the Center for Creative Media for our Hands on Media Experience, I am reminded of the change that must happen in all new filmmakers. There are some fundamental lessons that I can teach, ...
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Becoming a Professional at Center for Creative Media

Professionalism is one of those words that can be easily misinterpreted. To some, it means an arrogant CEO in a business suit, with a giant office, on the top floor of some skyscraper. To others, it means every day is ...
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What I’ve Learned at CCM: The Importance of Community

I never really understood what it meant to be in true community with other Christians until I graduated high school and moved to Texas. At home, of course I had my youth group, I went to Young Life, and spent ...
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The Merry Incident: Winner of Our Recent 36 Hour Film ...

Just before the start of the holidays, CCM conducted a 36 hour film festival. With just two days and one night, they had to write, pre-produce, shoot, edit, color, and create titles for a two minute short film. Each team ...