"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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
The JBFC offers innovative programs in new media, documentary and fiction film production, screenwriting, animation, and so much more for students from pre-K through grade 12. With courses after school, in the evenings, and on weekends, there's something for everyone.
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 »
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
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 »
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 »
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!
Instructor: Emily Ohara
The week | more »