Tagged: Media Arts Lab

The Power of Story Student Spotlight: Pat Esposito

"In the final days of 2013, recently displaced from what would be my last professional assignment, I stood in the lobby of the JBFC Theater amid scores of people and the smell of popcorn. Feeling somewhat claustrophobic in the crowded space, I ambled over to the side of the lobby | more »


FREE Film Screening for High School Students!

Join us on Friday, December 2 at 7pm for a FREE screening of Moon (2009).

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 students | more »


Summer 2016 Emerging Artist Fellow Lucy Adams Looks Back

My fellowship began at the end of June, right after I returned home from a trip to the Grand Canyon with my sister and grandfather. My goal was to make a documentary about my grandfather using our trip as the underlying plot for the film. After hours of interviews with my grandpa | more »


Inaugural Sally Burns Shenkman Woman Filmmaker Fellow: Leah Galant

Moving back home after college can be dreaded by some, but I have to say- life has been pretty good! I stayed an extra year in Ithaca, NY after graduating in May 2015 from Ithaca College, mostly to delay the feeling that I’d graduated. I also worked with an incredible local | more »



Former JBFC Student nominated for Emmy Award!

Tonight one of our most exceptional former students is being honored by the Television Academy for the 36th College Television Awards. More commonly known as an Emmy.Rachael Lewis-Krisky was part of the team on the film,Fighter by Nature (trailer featured above), which is one of | more »


Week Six: Summer @ the Lab

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 »


Week Four: Summer @ the Lab

Grade 3-4

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 »


“Have the Greatest Ambition Possible!”

Eighty-five Pre-K – 12 educators gathered today for the start of 2014 Summer Teachers Institute, a week-long experience across the JBFC campus. Daniel Liss, designer and creative director of S+7, opened the Institute with a poignant multi-media presentation that drew a | more »


Week One: Summer @ the Lab

Our Summer @ the Lab camp-program for grades 3-10 is officially underway! Brandon Shenkman, full-time JBFC faculty member & Assistant Camp Director, will be giving us weekly updates regarding projects, learning objectives, and more!

Grades 3-4
Instructor: Emily Ohara

The week | more »