Film Production Application

Delta Film Topper

Application Process

The application process involves TWO mandatory steps: 

Step 1:  Select Film Production Academy on MyEd when selecting courses

NOTE: If Student Connect is no longer available please see your counselor. Your school MUST be notified of your request for an academy.

Step 2:  Complete online application form (current school year):  Online Application Form

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 Production 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 McKee, 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: $365/month
  • Deposit fee: $730 includes Sept and June fees. Due June 1st
  • $100 Application/Administrative fee (non-refundable)
  • A yearly fee of $100 will be charged for clothing and gear

NOTE: The non-refundable Application/Administrative Fee is due immediately upon registration. You will receive an email with payment instructions. Please note that payment of the Application Fee does not guarantee a spot in the academy but is required to hold your place in the queue. If your application is not accepted by Academy Programs, your Application Fee will be returned to you.

Transportation Fee

  •  Optional bus service;  $25 per month from South Delta and Delta Secondary to Delta Manor;  $50 per month to and from north end schools.


  • Bursaries may be available with demonstrated need.  Apply early.
  • International students please email 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 and in collaboration with a counselor from the student’s home school
  • Prior to September 1 – All fees paid less the Application Fee will be refunded
  • After September 1 – No refund of Application Fee or Deposit Fee
  • No refund of the tuition is made if the student is dismissed from the Academy program
  • No refund on clothing and gear regardless of withdrawal date
  • 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. All applications are date stamped upon receipt. Applicants are encouraged to apply by March 10, as students will be accepted into the Academy based on space availability.
  3. Approximately mid- March, you will receive information on how and when to pay. Your deposit payment will be processed June 1. This includes first and last month Academy fees.
  4. You will receive an acceptance letter from the Delta School District once there is a sufficient number of applicants to run the program.
  5. Once all Film Production Academy spaces have been filled, accepted applicants will be placed on a wait list.  The Delta School District 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 upcoming 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 Production 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 upcoming school year
  • Bring the student’s birth certificate and proof of residency
  • Bring the student’s last report card


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