Broadcasting & Film

The Broadcasting & Film Department at Central Campus is a dynamic, two-year program which concentrates on the creative and communication aspects of the radio/television/film industry. Emphasis is placed on analysis of career paths and the production techniques associated with gainful employment. Considerable time is spent working on the craft of writing, reading, equipment operation, announcing, creative thinking and management skills.

The program may include studio assignments in the FCC-licensed radio station, KDPS 88.1 FM (and streaming live online:, or submission of film and television projects to DMPS-TV. Students also have the opportunity to submit work to various contests and festivals, such as the Wild Rose Film Festival, 48 Hour Film Festival, Iowa Motion Pictures Association Film Festival, Cedar Rapids Film Festival and John Drury Radio Awards. Projects can also be submitted to colleges and universities in pursuit of scholarships in the area of Broadcasting & Film.

Grades 10-11-12

All students interested in enrolling in one of the Advance Career Programs at Central Campus can learn more about enrollment here.