Admissions

Admissions

Overview

This is where your dream begins and your career becomes a reality!

While complete and thorough, the Center for Creative Media admissions process has been designed to assess your talents, heart, and abilities in a straightforward manner.

The following are the steps you will need to take in order to be admitted into the Center for Creative Media:

  • Fill out an application
  • Submit your Reel or Portfolio (more information below) showing us your talent or what you have done
  • Send us your most recent transcripts (high school or college)
  • Get two referrals (preferably, one should be a pastor or youth pastor)
  • Pay the $35 application fee
  • After acceptance, pay your first month’s tuition and equipment fee to secure your spot

Feel free to contact us at any point during the admissions process if you need assistance.

All forms can be submitted digitally by email or mailed to the following address:

Center for Creative Media
P.O. Box 8326
Tyler, TX 75711
 

Download Pre-Admissions Packet
Download Recommendation Form


 

Portfolio

Please prepare one of the following items either digitally or on a USB Drive/DVD via mail:

1. Video Submission (Reel)

You may submit only film/video/animation work as part of a reel that totals not more than 30 minutes. Also, a typewritten account of what your role on each project on the reel was (e.g. director, writer, cinematographer, etc.).

2. Photography and Fine Art

You may submit fifteen to thirty samples of your photography, or five to fifteen pictures of your artistic creations.

3. Creative Writing Sample

You may submit any example of your writing that best represents your talents.

4. New Media

You may submit files of interactive work or URLs of online material you have created.

5. Acting Portfolio (Acting Track only)

Include a taped monologue of no less than two minutes, not exceeding five minutes. Also, include a typed resume of any acting experience you have had.

*PLEASE DO NOT SEND VALUABLE ORIGINALS IF YOU SUBMIT YOUR PORTFOLIO BY MAIL. WE DO NOT RETURN MATERIALS SENT TO US NOR DO WE ASSUME ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR LOST ITEMS. THE CENTER FOR CREATIVE MEDIA IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOST OR DAMAGED MATERIAL NOR DOES THE CENTER FOR CREATIVE MEDIA COMPENSATE YOU EITHER MONETARILY OR WITH CREDIT.

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