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Emerson is providing this information based on its current plans and in accordance with health and safety information currently available.  Emerson may, in its discretion, or under direction of government or health authorities, change plans regarding modalities of courses or activities, and physical access to any facilities.

Filmmakers Digital Studio: Students entering grades 10, 11 and 12 during the 2024-2025 academic year and who are between the ages of 15 and 18 as of July 4, 2024 and who have the desire and maturity to receive constructive criticism about their work and give helpful feedback to others during the program are encouraged to apply.

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Application Materials

Each candidate for the Digital Filmmakers Studio Program must submit the required online application, a non-refundable $60 application fee, and the following documents.

  • Student Statement of Purpose: In one or two pages, please describe:
    1. What do you hope to achieve during the studio program?
    2. An event you feel has prepared you for the pre-college program.
  • Essay: In one or two pages, discuss a film, a film director or screenwriter that you feel is most influential to your work. In a collaborative or team project, what role do you feel most and least comfortable taking? Why?
  • Teacher Recommendation: Please submit at least one recommendation, completed by a teacher or teachers who know your work. If possible, the teachers should know your work in the field to which you are applying.
  • Completed Video Project video link (up to 5 minutes in length) or script (up to 10 pages).

International Student Applicants

Visit international student information to learn about additional required application materials and find out more about applying to pre-college programs.

Applications will be open in November/ December 2023. We will accept applications through February 15, 2024 to ensure enough time for students to apply for and receive their F-1 Visa.

Admission to Emerson College's Arts and Communication Pre-College Programs is on a rolling basis. We suggest applying early, as space is limited. Admission decisions are made frequently.