Founded in 2001, the JBFC shows hundreds of films a year in our art house theater and has pioneered a unique approach to viewing and making media that is rooted in our commitment to visual literacy. In our classes at the Media Arts Lab, you’ll develop your own projects, learn to | more »
The Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC) is a dynamic, dual-mission nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting literacy for a visual culture. The JBFC presents the best of cinema in our art house theater, while our Media Arts Lab offers a variety of courses and workshops for | more »
The JBFC is always proud to see members of our filmmaking community receive well-deserved recognition for their talents. On that note, we'd like to share a Buzzfeed interview with our Spring 2017 Valentine & Clark Emerging Artist Fellow, Reginald "Reggie" Altidor. As an | more »
Marie Venezia and I, two long-time students of the JBFC's Adult courses, created the short film Faces of Heart(featured above) for the American Heart Association's Westchester-Fairfield 2016 Go Red For Women fundraising luncheon held on May 4 at The Stamford Marriott.
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Our annual Burns Film Challenge was last weekend and our Media Arts Lab flooded with teams of high school students eager to try their hand at competitive movie-making. Kicking off at 5:00 pm on Friday, the participants had twenty-four hours to script, story-board, shoot, and edit | more »