Application Process

Part I: Application to the Cinematic Arts Academy

Our easy online application can be found at

✓ Attach transcripts of the most recent standardized test scores.

✓ Attach transcripts of the past two years of final grades.

✓ A letter of intent by the student detailing why they are interested in the Cinematic Arts Academy.

✓ A link or attachment to an example of their filmmaking (via YouTube, Vimeo, Google Drive, etc)

  • Film should be 2-5 minutes in length
  • Subject matter may include: Documentaries, Short Narratives, School Projects etc.
  • Film must be written, directed, and edited by the student with minimal help from parents and teachers.

Optional letter of recommendation from a teacher or mentor.

Part II: Application to Millikan Middle School

✓ Students applying to the academy who do not have Millikan as their home school must apply through the Charter Lottery.

✓ Charter Lottery Information: