News from BAVC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 26, 2015

San Francisco, CA — Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC) is excited to announce a prototype for analog video digitization in QCTools, a free and open source software that allows archivists and media makers to analyze and better understand their digital video materials. Supported by the Knight Foundation’s summer 2014 Prototype Fund, with initial concept support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, QCTools can now be further explored as a video digitization tool, offering analysis features never before seen in proprietary capture software.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 19, 2015

San Francisco, CA – On Monday, March 9th, 2015, the White House announced a new jobs initiative, TechHire, and recognized TechSF as a national model in workforce development.  TechSF is an initiative led by the San Francisco Office of Economic and Workforce Development (SFOEWD) that is coordinated by BAVC—along with other San Francisco-based key partners such as Zendesk, Jawbone, Salesforce, AT&T, IBM, Autodesk, and City College of San Francisco, San Francisco State University, Academy X, Bayview Hunter’s Point Center for Arts and Technology, Year Up Bay Area, West Ed and Treehouse—to help job seekers, entrepreneurs and freelancers obtain employment in high tech occupations and create a more diverse and inclusive workfo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 18, 2015

San Francisco, CA -- Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC) is pleased to announce its first Artist-in-Residence (AIR) program. The AIR program will give Bay Area-based participants access to BAVC’s state-of-the-art technical facilities and in-house expertise, along with the opportunity to produce work in collaboration with BAVC programs. BAVC’s AIR program is made possible through the generosity of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.