July 18, 2014
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Week Three: Summer @ the Lab

This is a post by JBFC Faculty Member and Camp Director Aaron Mace We started off the week with a full camp film challenge! We mixed up kids from all the groups and...

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July 17, 2014
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Fall 2014 Registration is now OPEN!

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko Great news, everyone: registration for our Fall 2014 semester is now open! Our course catalog (currently available online) is brimming with fun and...

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July 11, 2014
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Week Two: Summer @ the Lab

This is a post by JBFC Faculty Member and Assistant Camp Director Brandon Shenkman A time-lapse video of Summer @ the Lab students working on projects in the animation studio: Grades 3-4 Instructor:...

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July 9, 2014
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Week One: Summer @ the Lab

This is a post by JBFC Faculty Member and Assistant Camp Director Brandon Shenkman Our Summer @ the Lab camp-program for grades 3-10 is officially underway! Brandon Shenkman, full-time JBFC faculty member, will be giving...

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July 8, 2014
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(Rock ‘n) Roll the film!

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko Get ready, our “Sounds of Summer” film series launches this week on Thursday, July 10! That’s right, all summer long our theater will...

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June 30, 2014
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Tech Talk: Kodu Game Lab

This is a blog post by JBFC Faculty Member Aaron Mace Kids aren’t the only ones playing video games anymore. If you have a smart phone, you probably have at least one or...

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June 25, 2014
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The Stars Align for a Good Cause

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko What do Meryl Streep, Jodi Foster, and Jonathan Demme have in common (besides incredible talent)? A table at this year’s JBFC Anniversary Celebration!...

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June 13, 2014
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27 students. 24 hours. 3 rules. O N E W I N N E R !

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko Our annual Burns Film Challenge was last weekend and our Media Arts Lab flooded with teams of high school students eager to try...

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June 11, 2014
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Love in the Afternoon

This is a post by Estelle Rosen-Kersh , JBFC Volunteer/Student   “As a volunteer at the Burns I have been fortunate to have developed many friendships with staff members and fellow volunteers.  I appreciate...

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June 4, 2014
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Listen Up!

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko For the past several weeks, four Media Arts Lab students from Pleasantville High School have been working in collaboration with JBFC faculty member...

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May 28, 2014
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From Co-op, to College

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko It’s that time of the year: the trees are finally green, the flowers are in full bloom, and college acceptance letters have gone...

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May 20, 2014
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Seek Out That Which Challenges You

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko For many, Casablanca is fondly remembered as the setting of a classic black and white romantic drama starring Old-Hollywood darlings, Humphrey Bogart and...

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May 9, 2014
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See Hear Feel Film

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko Think back to your favorite field trip when you were a kid. I’ll bet you still remember most of the things you learned...

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May 2, 2014
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Game. Set. Watch. Screenings for Students

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko “Imagine a school where the cool kids are the chess team. Welcome to I.S. 318.” Winner of the Audience Award at the 2012...

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