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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
Next Gen at the White House
Today, BAVC celebrates! It is with incredible pride that I share some great news: BAVC Next Gen programs –...
November 15, 2016
TechSF Apprenticeship Zendesk Gabbi Sanchez
TechSF Celebrates Its First Tech Apprenticeship Placement! In the Fall of 2015, Mayor Ed Lee announced a Department of Labor (DOL) grant...
November 15, 2016
Berkeley's J School
The day after the election, students at U.C. Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism requested a debrief with their fellow students and faculty. As an alum, I asked to attend. The students expressed shock, fear,...
November 10, 2016
WorkShift Discussions at BAVC
What do the fields of construction, advertising, and ride-sharing have in common? In the San Francisco Bay Area, all these industries employ freelancers whose numbers keep growing. How can our local employers support...
November 1, 2016