Tagged: Education

Introducing Reginald Altidor: Spring 2017 Emerging Artist Fellow

Often, when I hear stories about directors and their journeys of becoming filmmakers, it begins with the first movie that inspired them to create their own. When I think back, it wasn’t a particular movie that started my process. Growing up as kid in New Rochelle, I spent a lot | more »


Introducing Ariel Noltimer Strauss: Spring 2017 Woman Filmmaker Fellow

Hi! I’m Ariel. If you’re reading this, you’re on the Jacob Burns website (I presume) and I’m super excited to announce that I am the new Sally Burns Shenkman Woman Filmmaker Fellow (long title = importance), which means I get to make a project over the next couple months with the | more »


The Power of Story Student Spotlight: Elizabeth ter Poorten

Elizabeth ter Poorten is a seeker, a storyteller and a writer.

She began to write four years ago when she signed up for Power of Story, a JBFC Media Arts Lab course created by Anne Marie Santoro. In this warm and supportive environment, her writing came to life. Elizabeth likes to | more »


Have You Explored Our View Now Do Now Library?

The JBFC is committed to promoting literacy for the 21st century. One way we advance these goals is by increasing exposure to our ten media literacy concepts, explored in-depth in our Image, Sound, and Story curriculum. Although we do encourage educators to participate in our | more »


Spring Course Registration Continues!

Registration is now in full swing for our Spring 2017 slate of courses and workshops at the Media Arts Lab. With offerings after school, during the day, in the evenings, and on weekends, there's something for everyone! Create, innovate, and explore with us at the following | more »


The Power of Story Student Spotlight: Estelle Rosen Kersh

Estelle Rosen Kersh is a familiar face here at the JBFC. She began, and continues, as an administrative volunteer in our Executive Offices at the Media Arts Lab, and for several semesters she has been volunteering with our education programs Minds in Motion and See Hear Feel Film | more »


FREE Film Screening for Active Volunteers

As a token of our appreciation for all their hard work on behalf of the JBFC, we are pleased to invite all our active volunteers to a free screening of the Oscar-Nominated Animated Shorts, on Wednesday, February 22 at 1:00 pm, preceded by a reception with light refreshments for | more »


The Power of Story Student Spotlight: Simon Hollander

Simon Hollander is retired from a career on the computer side of the financial services industry, where he was a technical writer, web designer, programmer, and business analyst. He is an avid writer of short stories, essays, and screenplays, and is a video maker and editor as | more »


Reflections on Art House Convergence 2017

Last week JBFC Executive Director Edie Demas, Senior Programmer Andrew Jupin, and I had the opportunity to attend the Art House Convergence Conference in Midway, Utah. The Art House Convergence is a growing network of cinemas that gathers each year before the Sundance Film | more »


FREE Film Screening for High School Students!

Join us on Friday, February 2 at 7:00 pm for a FREE screening of Paprika (2006).

Open to all high school students. No registration necessary.

Click HERE to download the permission slip for R-rated films.


Friday Night Films @ The Lab is a film series dedicated to local high school | more »