ADMISSIONS

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Below are 5 quick steps to join the hundreds of successful alumni that have completed our comprehensive hands-on programs. Motion Picture Institute makes it easy to get started in a career that can take you everywhere!

All applicants must complete the following: Documents & Inquiries to admissions@motionpicture.edu

1. Online Application

Fill out the Film Program Application below.

Please submit the additional materials (below) either by mail, to: 2040 Crooks Rd, Suite B, Troy, MI 48084

Attention: Admissions or email to admissions@motionpicture.edu.

Students may also request a printed application by calling us at 1-844-214-6108 or stopping by the school.

2. Personal Essay

Tell us your story! Why are you passionate about filmmaking? What are your long-term career goals in film and why are you a good candidate for Motion Picture Institute?

Minimum word count: 250.

3. Letter of Recommendation

We know your family thinks you’re great, we want to hear from someone else. Please provide at least one letter of recommendation from a non-family member (employer, supervisor, creative colleague, teacher, counselor, clergy, etc) that tells about the unique qualities you have that will make you a successful MPI student and future filmmaker or actor.

4. 2.0 GPA & Copy of Most Recent Transcript

Have the last school you graduated from send us an official transcript (high school, college, GED, etc.).

High school seniors may submit an undergraduate transcript, but will be required to submit a final official transcript after graduation to complete enrollment. Students with a lower GPA will be considered with a letter from counselor.

Schools issuing transcripts should mail to the following address:
Motion Picture Institute
2040 Crooks Rd, Ste. B
Troy, Michigan 48084

Or email to admissions@motionpicture.edu.

Some schools use parchment exchange or National Student Clearinghouse to send transcripts which we will accept. If you are home-schooled or have a GED please contact us for further information on acceptable documentation.

5. Interview (in-person or via phone/web)

Applicants that have submitted all items above and have been reviewed and approved, will be asked to participate in an individual interview (in-person, over the phone or online via Skype, Facetime, Zoom, etc.) to evaluate their readiness and ability to complete the program.

Motion Picture Institute only accepts students who are beyond the age of compulsory school attendance in the state of Michigan. All students must have earned a high school diploma or GED equivalent.

Motion Picture Institute only accepts official transcripts from schools approved as secondary schools by the State in which they reside.

1. Online Application

Fill out the Film Program Application below.

Please submit the additional materials (below) either by mail, to: 2040 Crooks Rd, Suite B, Troy, MI 48084 Attention: Admissions or email to admissions@motionpicture.edu.

Students may also request a printed application by calling us at 1-844-214-6108 or stopping by the school.

2. Personal Essay

Tell us your story! Why are you passionate about filmmaking? What are your long-term career goals in film and why are you a good candidate for Motion Picture Institute? Minimum word count: 250.

3. Letter of Recommendation

We know your family thinks you’re great, we want to hear from someone else. Please provide at least one letter of recommendation from a non-family member (employer, supervisor, creative colleague, teacher, counselor, clergy, etc) that tells about the unique qualities you have that will make you a successful MPI student and future filmmaker or actor.

4. 2.0 GPA & Copy of Most Recent Transcript

Have the last school you graduated from send us an official transcript (high school, college, GED, etc.).

High school seniors may submit an undergraduate transcript, but will be required to submit a final official transcript after graduation to complete enrollment. Students with a lower GPA will be considered with a letter from counselor.

Schools issuing transcripts should mail to the following address:
Motion Picture Institute
2040 Crooks Rd, Ste. B
Troy, Michigan 48084

Or email to admissions@motionpicture.edu. Some schools use parchment exchange or National Student Clearinghouse to send transcripts which we will accept. If you are home-schooled or have a GED please contact us for further information on acceptable documentation.

5. Interview (in-person or via phone/web)

Applicants that have submitted all items above and have been reviewed and approved, will be asked to participate in an individual interview (in-person, over the phone or online via Skype, Facetime, Zoom, etc.) to evaluate their readiness and ability to complete the program.

Motion Picture Institute only accepts students who are beyond the age of compulsory school attendance in the state of Michigan. All students must have earned a high school diploma or GED equivalent.

Motion Picture Institute only accepts official transcripts from schools approved as secondary schools by the State in which they reside.

International Students

Motion Picture Institute no longer accepts international students. For questions or more information please contact our admissions office at 844-214-6108.

Military Veterans

Military veterans will receive earliest priority date based on their official program registration date and class availability.

MOTION PICTURE PRODUCTION PROGRAM APPLICATION

The Motion Picture Production Program Application

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Name:*
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Ethnicity:*
With whom do you reside?*
Do you intend to apply for payment plan assistance, if eligible?*
Will you need information on relocation, housing, or roommates?
What is your main reason for pursuing education at this time?*
Which start date are you interested in?
Area of Most Interest:
Disciplinary History
Note: Answering this may not remove you from consideration for placement in the program.
Have you ever been found responsible for a disciplinary violation at any educational institution you have attended; whether related to academic misconduct or behavioral misconduct; that resulted in your probation, suspension, removal, dismissal, or expulsion from the institution?*
Have you ever been convicted of a felony crime?*
Other History
Program Information
The Motion Picture Production Program:
Tuition: $16,150.00
Registration Fee: $150.00
Application Fee: $0.00
Tuition price is effective January 1, 2021. The Motion Picture Production Program requires a $1,000.00 refundable commitment deposit to secure a seat in the program. This deposit is deducted from the overall tuition detailed above.*
Additional Application Materials:
In order to complete the application you will need to SUMBIT the following additional materials.
1. Personal Essay: Describing your long term career goals in film, why you are a good candidate to attend and how you see the school helping you achieve your goals. (250 word minimum or about 1/2 a page). Be sure to include your name in the letter.
2. Letter of Recommendation: From a non-family member. The letter should include the name applicant being recommended, their relation to the applicant, the name of the person making the recommendation and their contact information (email, phone number or address). Letter should provide reasons as to why the school should consider the applicant for admissions into the program and what qualities they find in in the applicant that would make them a good student.
3. Official High School Transcript. Submit an official transcript from the last school you graduated. If a high school senior, the applicant must an undergraduate transcript when applying, then a final transcript upon graduation.
You will receive an email after this application with instructions on how to submit these additional materials.
Applicants under the age of 18 who are interested in enrolling in The Motion Picture Production Program must have written consent of a parent or guardian.
Personal Interview:
Once the school receives the application and submission materials you will be asked to attend a personal interview (may be done over the phone or in person).
Notification of Status:
Students can expect notification from the Motion Picture Institute admissions office within ten to fourteen business days after receiving a completed application to arrange the interview. Applicants can expect to receive notification of status within five business days of the interview.
Students accepted into the program will receive a letter of acceptance and a Student Enrollment Agreement that details the terms and conditions of the student's attendance.
HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS who have been approved will sign a Letter of Intent to Enroll to reserve a seat in the program. Upon receiving graduation and submission of their final transcript, the applicant will be invited to sign a Student Enrollment Agreement.
I certify that all information submitted in the admissions process including the application, personal essay, supplements, and other supporting materials is my own work, factually true. If I am accepted I agree to abide by all of the policies of the school I understand that if any of the information put forth in this document is proved to be untrue, inaccurate, or incomplete, Motion Picture Institute can deny enrollment to the institute.*
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By checking this box, I agree that all information I have provided is true. And I agree to all terms and conditions.*

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