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Fall 2014 Registration is OPEN!

Great news, everyone: registration for our Fall 2014 semester is now open! Our course catalog is brimming with fun and educational options for everyone from pre-kindergarteners to adults. This semester we’ll be offering several fantastic brand new classes. For grades 5-6, we’ll | more »


WANTED: Teaching Assistants!

With our Fall 2014 semester just around the corner, we'll be needing all-hands-on-deck. So here's your shot! If you're interested in media-making, have a passion for working with children, and would like to become part of the JBFC family, we invite you to apply for a Teaching | more »


(Rock 'n) Roll the Film

Get ready, our “Sounds of Summer” film series launches this week on Thursday, July 10! That’s right, all summer long our theater will be alive with the sounds of music! From rock docs to jazz flicks and everything in between, we’ll be raising the roof and bringing down the house. | more »


The Stars Align for a Good Cause

What do Meryl Streep, Jodi Foster, and Jonathan Demme have in common (besides incredible talent)? A table at this year’s JBFC Anniversary Celebration! That’s right; this year’s event was as JBFC-chic as ever. Filmmakers, actors, screenwriters, and industry-professionals came | more »


27 Students. 24 Hours. 3 Rules. ONE WINNER!

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 »


Listen Up!

For the past several weeks, four Media Arts Lab students from Pleasantville High School have been working in collaboration with JBFC faculty member Adam Rokhsar and commissioned sound artist John Morton on Usonia, a sonic art exhibition. Described as “a narrative that is heard | more »


From Co-op To College

It’s that time of the year: the trees are finally green, the flowers are in full bloom, and college acceptance letters have gone out to thousands of eager high school seniors across the country. For most, it’s a time to celebrate the culmination of years of hard work. Our | more »


Seek Out That Which Challenges You

For many, Casablanca is fondly remembered as the setting of a classic black and white romantic drama starring Old-Hollywood darlings, Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman. Although the days of refugee smuggling and Nazi occupation are over, the famous Moroccan city continues to be | more »


We're Teaching Teachers: Professional Development at the JBFC

It’s hard to believe but spring truly is here, and we’re gearing up for all the events and goings-on that take place during the warmer months. In addition to our summer camp and continuing school and community organization programs, summer 2014 will also usher in our ninth annual | more »


Game. Set. Watch!

“Imagine a school where the cool kids are the chess team. Welcome to I.S. 318.”

Last Friday, as part of our Classroom to Screening Room program, Brooklyn Castle was screened for a group of Westchester students from Ossining High School, Scarsdale Middle School, Children’s Village, | more »