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BAVC Bump Records student: Moira Moore
Success Story
How did you first hear about BAVC? Oakland School for the Arts Tell us your BAVC story. I attended BUMP...
March 15, 2017
Aggie Bazaz - 2016 National MediaMaker
Success Story
Around 4am on the morning of December 12, 2016, nearly 30 men, women and children were swaddling themselves in their warmest winter shawls, preparing hot beans and hot cocoa, and scooping up candles, toddlers, and...
January 17, 2017
Kevin D. Wong - 2016 National MediaMaker
Success Story
The truth is, I was about ready to give up on the project when I was accepted to the BAVC Mediamaker Fellowship program. I had spent the previous year and a half submitting to funder after funder and the seemingly...
January 16, 2017
Jethro Patalinghug - 2016 National MediaMaker
Success Story
I applied for BAVC’s MediaMaker Fellowship full of doubts that I would ever be picked. I had previously applied for grants and fellowships and had been rejected by all of them. I thought it might have something to do...
January 11, 2017
2016 National MediaMaker: Rob Rooy
Success Story
Almost by definition, we documentary filmmakers work in siloes of our own making. In making a film, we may only be meaningfully involved with a handful of other people – subject/s, a few crew members perhaps and maybe...
January 9, 2017
Andy Bydalek - BAVC TechSF Success Story
Success Story
I came to BAVC to take classes many years ago, and after hearing of the TechSF program, I got enrolled. It's been a great experience – the...
December 16, 2016
Amber Pope
Success Story
Amber Pope came to the University of California, Santa Cruz wanting to be an accountant but soon realized that her Economics major wasn’t adding up. Looking for summer opportunities in line with her switch to Sociology, Pope applied to BAVC’s Bridges Fellowship on the recommendation of one of her professors.
November 23, 2015
Richard Voorhees
Success Story
Thanks to the BAVC’s Preservation Access Program, I was able to preserve the 2”-master of my film Proust + Vermeer , which was made in French. After a hefty archeological dig, the originial turned up in its unmistakable green plastic box.
October 16, 2015
John Bove
Success Story
BAVC helped me decide where I should go with my career. Before attending the Bridges Fellowship I had a partial toolbox of skills and some loose ideas about my future, but I wasn't sure how to make it all work. After taking a class in Javascript, I learned that programming wasn't nearly as difficult as I thought it was.
October 16, 2015