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High School Programs (13-18)

Next Gen After School Program

Next Gen Program

Summer Programs

Don’t just consume media. Learn how to tell your own story through audio, video, and design using industry-standard equipment and software in a supportive, collaborative environment.

Spend your summer learning skills you will use for the rest of your life and keep you a step or two ahead.

Career Development (18-26)

Bridges Fellowship

Bridges Fellowship

Dive deep into the filmmaking field with technical training, career counseling, an internship stipend, and internship placement support. Make connections between media-making and social justice while learning from artists and entrepreneurs.

 

Featured Youth Projects

Taking it to the Streets

Taking it to the Streets

National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards

2016 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards

Concrete Canvas

Concrete Canvas

My BAVC Moment

My BAVC Moment

Rotate - Luna (In Arms Release Party Show)

Rotate - Luna (In Arms Release Party Show)

Bay Area Girls Rock Camp

Bay Area Girls Rock Camp

The Galloping Knights

The Galloping Knights

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Limitations

Limitations

Lily Yu

It wasn't until after I made my first video, with the help of BAVC and their after school film program, that I realized filmmaking is something I enjoy doing and can see myself continuing to do. I found that, through filmmaking, I was able to tell stories and express myself.

Lily Yu
Former Factory Student & Current Cal Arts Film Student
Lauren Lindberg

BAVC’s youth programs present such amazing opportunities. They not only provide equipment and instruction, but allow participants to expand creatively and prepare for whatever lies ahead.

Lauren Lindberg
Former Factory Student
Chara Bui

The BAVC Bridges Fellowship gave me the chance to jumpstart my career path and nurtured my passion for creating positive change.

Chara Bui
2015 Bridges Fellow