WEEK: 6/18 - 6/25
Challenge posted Thursday, June 18; Film Challenge #1 submissions due Monday, June 22 by 5 pm.
General Challenge RulesFilm Challenges come out on THURSDAYS. To enter the prize pool you MUST send us your film, or a working | more »
106 min. 2015. India. Hindi. PG.
A movie-loving 10-year-old girl and her blind younger brother trek to meet Indian superstar Shah Rukh Khan for help in getting the boy an eye operation.
Why JBFC Kids Curator Emily Ohara | more »
Each month the JBFC Film Challenge Series will focus on a different area of filmmaking. June's focus is the concept of Image. If you follow along with the JBFC Film Challenges, you’ll finish the summer with a solid understanding of the fundamentals of filmmaking, good filmmaking | more »
The JBFC has made the difficult decision to cancel all 2020 JBFC Summer Camp programs, encompassing the Viewing and Doing and On the Set experiences beginning June 29-August 14. Our decision follows Governor Cuomo’s announcement of no in-person summer school in New York State. We | more »
7 min. 2019. USA. English. G.
Recommended Age: All
Streaming: YouTube (Free)
Hair Love, an Oscar-winning animated short film from Matthew A. Cherry, tells the heartfelt story of an African American father learning to do his daughter’s hair for the first time.
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80 min. 2017. France. English Dubbed. G.
Recommended Age: 6+
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Film and animations not only have visuals, but they also rely on SOUND to bring the story world to life. Filmmakers will bring in people to specifically create and add sounds in separate audio tracks. This process of adding sound to a film after it’ | more »
8 min. 2015. Norway. No Dialogue. NR.
Recommended Age: All
Herman lives in peaceful harmony with his teddy bear inside a large tree surrounded by a beautiful garden. One night an unexpected, and for Herman, | more »
How to Find Free Media Resources on the Web
Over the years at the Burns we have run many courses, the majority focused on filmmaking. While we try to create as much as we can in-house with our students, there are often situations where we need to include other artists' work to | more »
Streaming: Kanopy (Free)Rent: Vudu, YouTube, iTunes, GooglePlay
Due to a schedule mishap, young Ren is yanked out of her comfortable city home of Beijing and left with her | more »