Media Arts Lab
No matter your level of experience, if you’re curious about making media, the Media Arts Lab is the place to be. With 16 editing suites, a recording studio, a soundstage, a 60-seat screening room, an animation studio, a large Center Studio, and four small studios, the Lab is home to the JBFC’s innovative, inspiring education programs. We offer a wide variety of classes during the day, after school, in the evenings, and on weekends.
“This course provided my first experience of exploring how the technical enhances the creative performance. It has given me a deeper appreciation of cinema.” —Barbara, adult student
Visit us at:
405 Manville Road
Pleasantville, NY 10570
The JBFC’s executive offices are located on the third floor.
The Media Arts Lab is fully accessible. Please let us know if we can help by calling 914.773.7663.
RESIDENCE FOR INTERNATIONAL FILMMAKERS
The third building in the JBFC campus, the Residence is adjacent to the Lab at 5 Grant St. Our International Fellows call this house home during their stay.
“Hearing a composer’s ideas directly from the composer himself is something that musicians cannot do often, and I am grateful for the opportunity to work with such a highly regarded composer as Lucio Gregoretti.” —Pleasantville High School student-musician
The JBFC helps emerging and established filmmakers, college students, and adult learners develop, produce, and present media projects, acquire new skills, connect with a professional network, and actively participate in a lively creative community.
Hear from one of our projectionists about why screening 35mm film is so important: â€œThe print projected on the screen was perfect. Jacob Burns screen presentation, whether projecting a film print or digital projection, is always superior to every other cinema.â€â€”JBFC Member â€œThe picture was GORGEOUS! The sound was MAGNIFICENT! It was the best experience [...]