October 6, 2015

What Malala Can Teach Us All About Education

This is a post by JBFC Student Critic Caleb Feinstein Most teens today don’t imagine themselves risking their lives to stand up for thousands of people they don’t even know, but that’s exactly...

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July 23, 2015

What’s It Like on Your Path?

This is a post by JBFC Communications Manager Karolina Manko Day three of the Summer Teachers Institute was a whirlwind of innovative approaches to storytelling. The morning began with Keynote Speaker, Lance Weiler who...

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July 2, 2015
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Summer @ the Lab: Week One!

This is a post by Aaron Mace, JBFC Camp Director / Program and Curriculum Developer We got off to a great start on Monday! 40 kids walked through our doors to meet their groups...

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June 30, 2015

Introducing Champ Ensminger: Summer 2015 Emerging Artist Fellow

This is a post by Champ Ensminger, Summer 2015 JBFC Emerging Artist Fellow When I left New York last year for my birthplace of Chiang Mai, Thailand, I thought I had stepped away from...

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May 29, 2015

24 Hours to Make a Movie

This is a post by JBFC Communications Manager, Karolina Manko Today, we ready our filmmaking troops to take on one of the hardest, toughest, and most brutal of JBFC challenges. No, I’m not...

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May 5, 2015

An Open Love-Letter to Teachers

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko This week is National Teacher Appreciation Week! Here at the JBFC we work closely with a lot of classroom educators in schools throughout...

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April 23, 2015
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Former JBFC Student nominated for Emmy Award!

This is a post by  Aaron Mace, JBFC Senior Faculty / Program and Curriculum Developer Tonight one of our most exceptional former students is being honored by the Television Academy for the 36th College...

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April 13, 2015
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(Adult) Lab Makers Showcase!

This is a post by Yolanda Pividal, Adjunct Faculty They are designers, teachers, painters, and sales agents from every corner of Westchester county. What do they have in common? The JBFC! Our adult...

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March 2, 2015
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Introducing Tara Clune

This is a post by JBFC Spring 2015 Emerging Artist Fellow Tara Clune While studying abroad in New Zealand, I simultaneously had the complete misfortune and good luck of registering for a Computer Graphics...

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February 26, 2015

{Cinemania Student Critic}The Best of Looney Tunes

This is a post by JBFC Cinemania Student Critic Caleb Feinstein This collection of classic cartoons is definitely fun for any age despite coming from a kids show. The Best of Looney Toons...

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February 13, 2015

Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day from the JBFC! To celebrate, enjoy Fish in Love, a short, stop-motion animated video created by fourth graders in our Minds in Motion program. Related posts: Add Some Animation to Your Life Not...

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February 9, 2015

BAMkids Making Animated Movies

This is a post by JBFC Faculty Member Darrel Swann This past Saturday, the JBFC was invited to Brooklyn to participate in BAM’s BAMkids Film Festival 2015. The JBFC had five animation stations set up...

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November 26, 2014
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JBFC International Fellow has an Interstellar Perspective

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko What does it mean to be “planetary?” That’s what filmmaker and JBFC International Fellow, Guy Reid (pictured left) asks every group of students...

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November 24, 2014
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{Cinemania Student Critics} Charlie Chaplin Shorts

On Saturday, November 15, three of our 7-8 grade Cinemania students joined over 200 other film-lovers of all ages for a screening of Charlie Chaplin shorts with live music accompaniment by Not So Silent...

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