Digital Media Academy

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    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 will be asked to complete an Application Page when posted in January 2023.

    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

Digital Media Academy Video

Applying to the DMA


    Link to Jackson Digital Media Academy Application


    Information regarding applications for the 2023-2024 school year will be posted in JANUARY 2023.


    For your reference as to requirements for Admission:

    All Freshman students that Register/Apply to the DMA Academy and then

    Register and take CLASS DMA 101 as an Elective in their Freshman Year

    Will be eligible to join the DMA Academy in their Sophomore Year


Academy Application/ Acceptance Timeline






    All Jackson Academies of Learning Information and Applications will be posted in

    JANUARY 2023!