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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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.