Admissions

DIGITAL FILM ACADEMY CONSERVATORY PROGRAMS

For enrollment into conservatory program (not advanced level):

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Proficiency in the English language
  • Basic computer skills

DIGITAL FILM ACADEMY ADVANCED CONSERVATORY

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Proficiency in the English language
  • Basic computer skills
  • Director Approval
  • Portfolio review
  • Proficiency in the following subjects: Screenwriting, Producing, Directing, Digital Cinematography, Sound Recording, and Final Cut Pro Editing.

The following can satisfy proficiency requirements:

  • Prior film education AND/OR experience
  • Film Education: Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Associates degree in Film, digital media, TV, or Video Production
  • Professional certificates in film, digital media, TV, or video production.
  • Film Experience
  • Student has written, produced, directed, and edited a short digital film or documentary project three minutes or greater in length (to be reviewed by Directors of Admissions and Academic Affairs).
  • Prior work experience in digital film and media. Letters of recommendation/references to be provided listing areas of experience.

Students who do not meet the proficiency requirements in all specified areas may enroll in a course in the necessary subject area to satisfy the proficiency requirement prior to starting an advanced program or course.

DIGITAL FILM ACADEMY ADVANCED COURSES

  • Basic proficiency in the subject matter.

The following can satisfy basic proficiency requirements: Prior film education AND/OR experience

  • Film Education: Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Associates degree in Film, Digital Media, TV, or Video Production
  • Professional certificates in a course relevant to subject matter.
  • Film Experience
  • Student shows basic level skill through work on a film or media project (to be reviewed by Directors of Admissions and Academic Affairs)
  • Prior work experience in the subject area. Letters of recommendation/references to be provided listing areas of experience.
  • Acceptable documentation for programs requiring high school diploma or GED as an entrance requirement: Copy of high school diploma official high school transcript showing graduation date copy of General Education Diploma (GED), copy of associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, or doctorate degree from a regionally accredited college or university or official transcript indicating the same. or students completing high school in a foreign country, who are unable to produce a copy of their diploma, form BPSS-111 (Sworn Statement of Student’s Graduation from a Foreign High School) completed in English and the student’s native language. A copy of a fully completed Department of Defense form DD-214 indicating that the applicant completed high school prior to or during his/her armed forces service. Official college transcript indicating the basis of the applicant’s admission into the college program as being high school graduation.
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