Digital Media Academy
The Jackson Academy of Digital Media is an exciting program that immerses students in the world of film and television production during all four years of their high school career. The program gives students extensive experience in one of three career pathways: Filmmaking & Scripted Television, Broadcast Television & Unscripted Entertainment or Cinematic Production & Design.
As part of the Academy, students will develop, shoot, edit and package full-length television shows and feature films and have the opportunity to earn college credits and scholarships to post-secondary institutions when continuing their education in the field.
Students interested in being chosen for the Digital Media Academy must fill out an application.
What Will I Study?
There are three distinct pathways from which Digital Media Academy students must choose by the end of their junior year. They are: Digital Filmmaking & Scripted Television, Broadcast Television and Scripted Entertainment and Cinematic Production & Design.
For a list of all the courses we offer, see our separate Digital Media Academy Website
How Can I Talk to Someone More About the Academy?
Students may apply to more than one Academy, but must complete a separate application for each Academy.
If you have any questions about the application process, please contact the McAuliffe School Guidance office at (732) 833-4727 or the Goetz School Guidance office at (732) 833-4747.
You can also email us at Info@JacksonDigitalAcademy.org.
Digital Media Academy Video
How do I Apply?
Join us for our JSD PARENT ACADEMY INFORMATION NIGHT for all current eighth grade families at both Goetz and McAuliffe on: DATE TBD
- Learners interested in joining the Digital Media Academy will take the DMA 101 Elective Class as a Freshman and then apply to the DMA for Sophomore year.
Academy Application/ Acceptance Timeline
OCTOBER 2020 - Information will be shared pending Phase 1 of JSD Framework Plan.