Upcoming BAVC Events

  • San Francisco International Film Festival: Dolby Labs Master Class

    Sat, 04/26/2014 - 12:15pm - 1:30pm

    Bay Area Video Coalition is proud to co-present the Dolby Labs Master Class at the 57th San Francisco International Film Festival.   Angus McGilpin, director of content development at Dolby Laboratories, and a guest sound designer will explore the art and history of sound in film—from how it is created and designed in the mixing room to how it is experienced by audiences in the...

  • San Francisco International Film Festival: Youth Works

    Sun, 04/27/2014 - 11:00am - 12:30pm

    BAVC is excited to see the following works by Factory students at the 57th San Francisco International Film Festival.  Bay Area Girls Rock Camp A Bay Area summer program teaches young girls how to rock. This short documentary explores what campers think about forming a band and writing original songs. (Lily Yu, Judy Lee, Jeremiah Mellor, USA 2013, 8 min) In GGA Competition. This is a...

  • Film Screening: Just Us

    Tue, 04/29/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

    BAVC is proud to co-present, Just Us, a documentary from filmmaker Nyjia Jones, carefully examines one of the biggest problems plaguing the justice system — the epidemic of generational imprisonment.
Set in the Mission District of San Francisco, the film introduces criminal and juvenile justice advocate, Joanna Hernandez. A former teenage mother who spent many years in and out of jail,...

  • Panel Discussion: Fundraising for Documentaries

    Tue, 04/29/2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

    Ever wondered how to raise money for your documentary project? Want to get inside the head of a funder and see what they are looking for in a proposal?   Join Bay Area grantmakers as they discuss the best strategies and resources for financing your film, video, or media project. You'll learn how to conduct research, connect with funders, prepare a proposal and more. ...

  • Meet Up: StoryCode SF

    Tue, 04/29/2014 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    On April 29th, StoryCode SF will feature online documentarian, Jonah Sachs discussing the creation of the online documentary "The Story of Stuff."  Jonah will talk about how the storywas created, what lead to its massive audience, and how he plans to extend their online storytelling approach to take advantage of multi-screen audiences with a penchant towards social action....

  • San Francisco International Film Festival: Stop the Pounding Heart

    Tue, 04/29/2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

    BAVC is proud to co-present Stop the Pounding Heart (Dir: Roberto Minervini) at the 57th San Francisco International Film Festival.    This unique hybrid of documentary and narrative offers an evocative portrait of the quotidian lives of a devout young Christian goat farmer and the bull riding cowboy who lives nearby. As much a portrait of the Eastern Texas town where they live,...

  • Time Capsules: A Storytelling Event supporting BAVC with Sam Green and Dave Cerf

    Sat, 05/17/2014 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

    Join BAVC for an evening of innovative storytelling featuring award-winning documentary filmmaker Sam Green and sound artist Dave Cerf. Green and Cerf will present three of their groundbreaking live documentaries. Combining film, live narration and sound mixing, The Voyager Spacecraft uses the materials of the "Golden Record," a collection of photographs, natural sounds and...

  • Shades of Bayview Hunters Point Photo Day

    Sun, 05/18/2014 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

    Shades of Bayview Hunters Point: A Search for the Visual History of San Francisco   While street and landscape locations like Hunters Point Shipyard and Third Street are available in the San Francisco Public Library’s photographic archive of the city, pictures of everyday home, community and work life are not. Researchers, writers, filmmakers, teachers and students depend on the...

  • Video Capsule: Treasures from Bay Area Archives

    Tue, 05/27/2014 - 7:00pm

    WHAT: Video Capsule: Treasures from Bay Area Archives WHERE: Exploratorium, Pier 15: Kanbar Forum. Please enter the Exploratorium through the historic Pier 15 Bulkhead located directly on the Embarcadero. WHEN: Tuesday, May 27 at 7PM ADMISSION: Free   Join Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC) Preservation program staff for an evening of video preservation revelry. Anchored by recent...


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