Film Acting Application

Delta Film TopperApplication Process 2017 – 2018

The application process involves TWO mandatory steps: 

Step 1:  Select Film Acting Academy in Student Connect when selecting courses

Are you coming to the Delta School District from another District to attend one of our Academies? If so please follow this link to out Out of District Application Form.

*Please note there is limited space available; apply early to avoid disappointment. All Film Acting Academy students, both new and returning, must apply each year.

 

A NOTE ABOUT REFERENCE LETTERS: If you are a returning student, you do NOT need to resubmit reference letters. If you are a first time applicant, please submit two reference letters from teachers or an adult who has worked with you. Preferably, choose a representative to write your letter who has worked with you in some  artistic capacity. Jennifer Harbott, Teacher Coordinator of the Delta Film Academy, will be reading them and she is interested in learning about the student’s maturity level. Specifically, she is interested in understanding whether the representative feels this student can handle being on a film set and interacting with professionals from the film industry with integrity and focus.

Academy Fees

  • Fees are divided over 10 monthly payments
  • Monthly fees: $260/month
  • Deposit fee: $620 includes Sept and June fees plus $100 administration fee. Due June 1st
  • Bursaries may be available with demonstrated need.  Apply early.
  • International students please email phansen@deltasd.bc.ca for international application.

Refund and Exit Policy

  • Once the program has started all requests for exiting the program and refunds shall be made in writing to Paige Hansen at academies@deltasd.bc.ca and in collaboration with a counselor from the student’s home school
  • Full refund of the tuition fee (less the $100 application fee) if the Student withdraws from the program after June 1st but before September 1st
  • Deposit fee (September and June monthly fee plus the $100 application fee) is non-refundable after September 1st
  • No refund of the tuition is made if the student is dismissed from the Academy program
  • If a program is cancelled a full refund will be issued

Application Process for New and Returning Students

  1. A parent or guardian must complete the application form.
  2. Submit the completed application form, deposit fee and two letters of reference to the Student Data Coordinator at South Delta Secondary.  The deposit fee, which will be processed June 1, 2017, is non-refundable and includes a $100 registration fee, plus the first and last month’s academy fee.
  3. All applications will be adjudicated and date stamped upon receipt.  All applicants are encouraged to apply by March 10, 2017 as students will be accepted into the Film Acting Academy based on space availability.
  4. You will receive an acceptance letter from the Delta School Board once there is a sufficient number of applicants to run the program.
  5. Once all Film Acting Academy spaces have been filled, accepted applicants will be placed on a wait list.  The Delta School Board will notify applicants if space becomes available.

Out-of-Catchment Students

Out-of-catchment students may attend South Delta Secondary full time or on a part-time basis, moving between two schools at lunch. Students planning to attend South Delta Secondary full time must contact the Student Data Coordinator at the school and arrange to:

  • Select courses for the 2017-2018 school year
  • Bring the student’s last report card

Out-of-District Students

Out-of-district students must attend a Delta school to participate in an academy program. Once accepted to the Film Acting Academy, please contact the Student Data Coordinator at South Delta Secondary and arrange to:

  • Complete a Delta School District registration form
  • Complete a Non School District application form
  • Select courses for the 2017-2018 school year
  • Bring the student’s birth certificate and proof of residency
  • Bring the student’s last report card

Collaboration Dates for 2017/2018:

Sept 13,  Sept 27, Oct 11, Oct 25, Nov 8, Nov 22, Dec 6, Dec 20, Jan 17, Jan 31, Feb 14, Feb 28, Mar 14, Apr 11, Apr 25, May 9, May 23, June 6.

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