Welcome to the Harrison Motion Picture Arts (MPA) Department!

Over the last decade, the Harrison MPA Department has had hundreds of short films accepted into film festivals throughout the country (California, New York, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, and Florida) and even the world (France, Ireland, and Africa.) The department has won several film awards from festivals such as Gasparilla, Palm Beach, Sarasota, Sunscreen, Key West, Las Vegas, and the STAR dance Youth Film Festival in Los Angeles, CA. Harrison Film graduates have been accepted to universities such as the USC School of Cinema, FSU Film, Palm Beach Atlantic, Ringling College of Art and Design, and the University of Central Florida.

For a list of the departments history of film festivals, click here.

Harrison MPA Youtube Channel

MPA Department Facebook Page

MPA Department Audition Requirements

MPA in the Media
Our Motion Picture Arts program has been spotlighted on various media outlets. Click the links below to check out past stories.


Rick Jansen, Instructor

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (863) 499-2855

MPA Department Progression

Click here for a detailed description of courses

9th Grade
Intro to Film
Digital Editing I

10th Grade
Screenwriting I*
Digital Editing II*

11th Grade
Screenwriting II*
Digital Editing III*

12th Grade
Screenwriting III*
Film III*
Digital Editing IV*

* denotes course with honors weighting