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We empower media makers to develop and share diverse stories that create social change.

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Whether you want to develop new skills or sharpen existing ones we offer lots of ways to learn.

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BAVC Class Promotion: Audio Production. Pink background with BAVC 2018 icons. BAVC logo.
BAVC Class Promotion: Video Production: Orange background with BAVC 2018 icons and BAVC logos
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BAVC Next Gen meets Michelle Obama at the White House

Upcoming Events at BAVC

Preservation Access Program Info Session. Preservation Icons and event title "Preservation Access Program: Info Session"
March 13
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Member Mixer Event Image. Member Icons with event title "Member Mixer with Rodrigo Reyes"
March 2
6:00pm to 8:00pm
February 28
1:00pm to 4:00pm
September Tech Talk Tuesday
February 20
6:00pm to 7:00pm

Our customizable career services will help you land your dream job.

Career Services      Job Board

We foster creativity and entrepreneurship in young mediamakers.

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Reel Life
BUMP Records
The Factory

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Enjoy some of the diverse stories that have been created at and come through BAVC.

National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards

2016 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards

From Bystander To Witness

From Bystander to Witness

Concrete Canvas

Concrete Canvas

what a woman's suppose to look like

what a woman's supposed to look like

Project Humankindness - Project CURE

Project Humankindness - Project CURE

Transmission E08 - A Local Show Celebrating the Artistic Voices of San Francisco

Transmission E08 - A Local Show Celebrating the Artistic Voices of San Francisco

BAVC is proud to be a Blackmagic Design Training Partner. Watch for upcoming BMD certified classes in DaVinci Resolve. Coming soon!

We collaborate with leading organizations and individual artists to preserve and digitize our media heritage.

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BAVC Preservation Services. Museum quality video and audio preservation in the Bay Area. San Francisco, CA

I think BAVC’s support for community media making and preservation exemplifies how video can be a tool for social change.

Kate Dollenmayer
Preservation client