DMA Lite

DMA Lite

Interested in the Digital Media Academy?
This course gives grade 9 & 10 students a chance to explore the Digital Media Industry, learn DMA skills and concepts, and build a portfolio for the Grade 11 DMA application.

Students may have the opportunity to work with real clients.  To complete projects you will learn how to use industry standard software and equipment for animation, film, sound and graphic design.  A strong career exploration path is pursued by students.  Project Management will be learned through planning, organizing & completion of exciting projects.  Field trips to Industry workplaces and presentations by Post-Secondary Schools are also part of this experience.

Priority is given to Grade 10 students.


How Do I Apply?

DMA Lite is only for Grade 9 & 10 students.

1. Complete the online the District Application Form

The District Application Form is a link to the School Cash Online website. It is necessary that you fill out the form to register your son/daughter for the DMA Lite or DMA Full academy. Click here to login to School Cash Online. Once logged in, go to the “Items” tab.

Under the “Items” tab, there will be a “Notifications of Academies” registration. There is NO financial commitment for this School Cash Online form until the month of June 2019, after academy acceptance. This is a MANDATORY step for signing up for the DMA Lite or DMA Full academies

2. Download and complete the DMA Lite supporting documents:
– Student Letter of Intent
– Portfolio- digital and digitized work only on a USB drive
– Teacher recommendation – teacher to complete and deliver to the DMA

3. Deliver the above materials to :
Argyle Secondary School Office, Attention: DMA

The total cost for the DMA Lite is $500 for the year. (upon acceptance)


Applications Accepted
Monday, January 21 – Friday, March 1, 2019