Tagged: Media Literacy

Register Now for Fall 2017 Courses @ The Lab!

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 »


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 »


Have You Explored Our Visual Glossary?

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 Storycurriculum. Although we encourage educators to participate in our Image, | more »


JBFC Travels to New Orleans

On December 3, JBFC Executive Director Edie Demas, Director of Education Emily Keating, and Senior Faculty Member Aaron Mace traveled to New Orleans for an Image, Sound, and Story professional development workshop with three ReNEW Cultural Arts Academy schools, part of the | more »


Spring 2017 Course Registration Now Open!

Spring 2017 Course Registration Now Open!

Good News! Now you can register for courses online using the same account you use to purchase movie tickets, memberships, and gift cards at the Burns.

If you haven’t set up your account in our new system that launched October 6, 2016, here’ | more »


What is Media?

In light of Media Literacy Week, we're celebrating all the curious and inquisitive media-making minds! Check out this awesome videocreated by educator, Tara O'Gorman and her fifth grade students at the Casimir Pulaski School in Yonkers, NY. It's proof that media literacy is alive | more »


View It & Do It!

A View Now Do Now (VNDN) is a fun, short, and engaging activity – a chance for anyone and everyone to join the JBFC’s community of makers. We’ve designed them to inspire and challenge you to engage your senses and the world around you by responding to an image, video, or sound, | 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 »