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Weekend Film Challenge: Camera Moves and Mysterious Rooms

These rules are for every film challenge:

1. Film Challenges come out on a Friday. To enter the prize pool you MUST send Darrel (dswann@burnsfilmcenter.org) a working link to your film by the following Monday at 5 pm.

2. Films must be under 2 minutes.

3. Films must be “family | more »


Free Image, Sound, and Story Projects

Join our community of educators committing to raising a generation of students who are college and career ready, with strong critical analysis, creative collaboration, and multimedia communication skills.

Image, Sound, and Story is a groundbreaking curriculum that integrates | more »


Family Online Streaming

Where to Watch Kid-Friendly Films Online Right Now?

Now that everyone is home, streaming options are the next best way to watch soon-to-be favorites. However, searching for streaming options can be overwhelming, especially when looking for an affordable site with quality content | more »


Suggested Viewing: 100 Humans

100 Humans

2020. 8 Episodes, approx. 40 m. each

Recommended Age 14+

This show contains occasional adult subject matter. We recommend it for ages 14+.

Available on Netflix.

100 different people, as eclectic a group as you can imagine, come together to act as guinea pigs in the | more »


Virtual Easter/Passover

With Passover and Easter just around the corner, you may be thinking about ways to keep virtually connected to extended family and in particular, with elderly parents, grandparents and other older folks in your life who may be uncomfortable with the technology, devices and apps | more »


Suggested Viewing: Staff Top Picks

Lost in all of the options available to stream right now? Don't worry! Our staff is curating suggestions on a weekly basis for everyone at home. Click here to learn more about this week's suggested viewing.

100 Humans

2020. 8 Episodes, approx. 40 m. each

Recommended Age 14+

This show | more »


Scavenger Hunt - Early Learners

Find yourself at home with an antsy preschooler? A scavenger hunt can be a great activity to keep your little one entertained!

Write numbers 1 to 20 on stickers or pieces of masking tapeStick the pieces of tape around your house/apartment. You can even do this while your child is | more »


Weekend Film Challenge: Fun with Filmmaking Fundamentals

These rules are for every film challenge:

1. Film Challenges come out on a Friday. To enter the prize pool you MUST send Darrel a working link to your film to dswann@burnsfilmcenter.org by the following Monday at 5 pm.

2. Films must be under 2 minutes.

3. Films must be “family | more »


Suggested Viewing: Staff Top Picks

Lost in all of the options available to stream right now? Don’t worry! Our staff is curating suggestions on a weekly basis for everyone at home. Click on the links below to learn more about this week’s suggested viewing.

Onward

2020. 102 m. USA. English. Rated PG.

Recommended for | more »


Onward: A Critique

In 2016 Pixar President, Jim Morris, excited millions when he informally announced, in an Entertainment Weekly article, that the studio would return to its roots soon with more original stories. “Everything after Toy Story [4] and The Incredibles [2] is an original right now,” | more »