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In 2017 Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC) received a generous grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation which supported the continuation of our Preservation Access Program (PAP), which offers subsidized preservation...
July 2, 2019
Image is a black and white television still. A shoulders-up shot of a young person talking to someone off screen. The wear a dark turtleneck, a leather jacket with a wide collar, and an afro. A person stands behind them, to the side, mostly out of frame.
BAVC News
BAVC is proud to announce the recipients of the 12th round of our Preservation Access Program . This program, made possible by...
June 10, 2019
experimental video still courtesy of Visual Studies Workshop
BAVC News
Twice per year, BAVC’s Preservation Department selects a group of individuals, artists, and organization to receive funding for digitization and archival projects. These funds come from our...
January 4, 2019
BAVC's Preservation Access Program 2018: Waveform Still
BAVC News
We are excited to announce the participants in the upcoming round of BAVC’s Preservation Access Program ! From video artists...
May 1, 2018
Success Story
At BAVC Preservation, I gained experience in video conversion of older video formats. I learned the basics in how to maintain playback equipment and handle client's tapes, document conversion progress on SalesForce,...
January 11, 2018
BAVC PAP Client: CET Films
Success Story
Written by: Hannah Franklin, Preservation Department Intern, Summer 2017 My summer internship with BAVC’s Preservation...
September 13, 2017
On April 21st, 2017, audiovisual preservationists from all over the United States - and Ireland - convened in sunny San Francisco to test the new features of...
May 8, 2017
With the release of QCTools 0.8.0 comes an exciting new satellite feature: qcli (pronounciation is currently under debate). We asked developer Ashley Blewer to walk us through the basics. For more about QCTools, check...
April 18, 2017
BAVC Preservation Client: Matt Wolf
Success Story
I heard about BAVC from the documentary filmmaker Sam Green who is doing preservation work with BAVC for the estate of Sarah Jacobson.
March 15, 2017

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