May was a busy month for education programs at the JBFC! From off-site events to film premieres to educator engagement, this month was the perfect window into the varied work our education programs do all year long.
May 11: White Plains Youth Bureau STEAM Fair
The JBFC hosted a | more »
Escape from the cold and join us Dec. 1 for Family Saturdays @ the Lab! Drop into the Media Arts Lab anytime from 10:30am-12:30pm for FREE, hands-on activities that the whole family will enjoy.
This month’s event features three stations inspired by sound and music:Experiment with | more »
Join us Saturday, August 4 for tours of the JBFC Media Arts Lab!
If you love to see movies at the Theater this is a perfect opportunity to see the creating side of the JBFC!Explore a variety of spaces in the building, including the soundstage, animation studio, and recording | more »
One of the highlights of the second week of Summer @ the Lab was the one-week campLights, Camera, Action.
Summer is right around the corner and at the Jacob Burns Film Center that means it’s almost time for Summer @ the Lab! There are two ways to participate in Summer @ the Lab:
• Lab Camp (for campers entering grades 3-10)
• Summer Co-op (for campers entering grades 9-12).
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The campers have hit their groove this week. After the long holiday weekend everyone came back to a ton of fun projects. The third and fourth graders spent most of the week animating on iPads and learning Dragonframe (animation software) with one of our faculty members, Greg | more »
We got off to a great start on Monday! 40 kids walked through our doors to meet their groups and the counselors that they are going to spend the next three weeks with. We played games, watched films, ran around, began shooting some projects, made lots of sounds, and so much more | more »
That’s all folk’s! This was the last week of Summer @ the Lab 2014! This last week was a full experience for all the campers. We started off with a film challenge, everyone also got to watch a feature film and have a discussion afterwards, projects had the finishing touches put | more »
Instructor: Darrel Swann
This week, the 3rd and 4th grade class created an interactive installation with specialist Adam Rokhsar. The students were introduced to Twine, a web-based storytelling software. They created short stories with multiple endings and drew | more »
Instructor: Darrel Swann
We started off this week with 38 new day campers and 20 Summer Co-op students! It is a full house! The 3 & 4 grade group is starting to make a fantastical film set in a haunted hotel. It includes unsuspecting guests, a creepy mad scientist, | more »