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Dream big with Creative Media

Whether you’re planning a career in creative media or just want to try your hand at designing a video game, making a documentary or writing a screenplay, you’ll come away from our courses with essential skills—collaboration, communication, creativity, critical thinking, and entrepreneurship—that will make you marketable in any field.

Academic Subject Certificate

To earn the ASC in Creative Media, students focus on video game design or filmmaking, while learning the foundational skills of their craft to produce a final project using professional equipment. Prepare yourself to launch your own entrepreneurial careers, seek industry jobs, or pursue advanced academic study of your craft.

Academy for Creative Media (ACM) at Windward CC

ACM Windward is part of the University of Hawai‘i System’s Academy for Creative Media. Each campus in the UH System has a Creative Media program, but with a variety of focuses. At ACM Windward, the specialties are:

  • video game design 
  • creative filmmaking (fiction) 
  • documentary filmmaking (non-fiction) 

For more information about ACM System, visit

To view student projects:
ACM Windward on Youtube
Student Gaming Projects

Pathways from Windward CC to UH West Oahu

All of our Creative Media courses at ACM Windward transfer seamlessly to UH West Oahu’s bachelor’s degrees in creative media. You can take classes here at Windward with the confidence that they will count toward your degree requirements at UH West Oahu.

To view a full list of Creative Media classes taught at Windward Community College, see our catalog listing.