About / Contact Info



The Operational Portal dot com serves as a digital front-end of technological support for the Film Program at the UCF School of Visual Arts & Design. The Film Operations Desk (FOD) is the principal point of contact for students and faculty who are engaged in the production and/or the exhibition of a film or video project. The FOD also provides tech support for audio/visual equipment in dedicated Film Program classrooms and for program events. The FOD is located in the Film Equipment Room which is room 157 of the Nicholson School of Communication (NSC) building.

UCF/SVAD Film Program production equipment and facilities are only available for use by students currently enrolled in supported production courses only. More information about Film Program policies and procedures can be learned here.

Hours of Operation

Film Operations Desk (Fall/Spring Hours)
Monday – Friday
8:30AM – 5:00PM
Closed for Lunch:
12:30PM – 1:30PM

Contact Info

Film Operations Desk
Film Equipment Room | NSC-157
Ph: 407.823.2138
Em: filmoperations@ucf.edu

Jonathan Arthur Bowen
Senior Broadcast Technologist / Operations Manager
Ph: 407.823.3803
Fx: 407.823.6470
Em: jonathan.bowen@ucf.edu

Yson Dickerson
Broadcast Technician / Equipment Room Supervisor
Ph: 407.823.2138
Fx: 407.823.6470
Em: yson.dickerson@ucf.edu

Physical / Shipping Address

UCF Film Equipment Room
12405 Aquarius Agora Dr.
NSC Bldg 75,  Room 157
Orlando, FL 32816-8040

Mailing / Billing Address

University of Central Florida
P.O. Box 161342
Orlando, FL 32816

Job Opportunities

Federal Work Study Recipients

Are you organized, tech savvy, attentive to detail, and qualify for Federal Work Study? Then there is a perfect job opportunity waiting for you in the School of Visual Arts & Design’s Film Equipment Room!

  • Get lots of hands on time with the Film Program’s latest gear;
  • Learn to work in a professional environment;
  • Spend your time between class preparing equipment packages for your fellow students and faculty;
  • Interact and network with faculty, staff, and the student body;
  • And more!

General computer knowledge and experience with email, Google Calendars, and Microsoft Office is expected. Experience with audio/visual equipment is preferred but not mandatory for applicants. Schedules are flexible, but good attendance is a must.

Please contact Jon Bowen or come by the Film Equipment Room | NSC-157 to inquire in person.