Motion Picture Arts

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

Over the last several years, the Harrison MPA Department has had dozens of short films accepted into film festivals throughout the country including California, New York, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, and Florida. The department has won several student film awards from festivals such as Gasparilla, Palm Beach, Sarasota, Southeastern University, Sunscreen, and Vegas Cinefest. Harrison Film graduates have been accepted to universities such as the USC School of Cinema, University of Central Florida, FSU Film, Palm Beach Atlantic, and Ringling College of Art and Design.

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.

FOX 13 WTVT Charley Belcher with Harrison MPA

WEDU Arts Plus Television Episode

Movie Geeks United Podcast

96.7 FM Polk Education Pathways

PGTV - Out and About Art

Rick Jansen, Instructor


Phone: (863) 499-2855

9th Grade

Intro to Film

Digital Editing I

11th Grade

Screenwriting II*


Digital Editing III*

10th Grade

Screenwriting I*

Digital Editing II*

12th Grade

Screenwriting III*

Film III*

Digital Editing IV*

* denotes course with honors weighting