News from BAVC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 15, 2014

San Francisco, CA — BAVC (Bay Area Video Coalition) has announced the call for entries for the 2015 National MediaMaker Fellowship. The Fellowship brings together six to eight geographically distributed social issue media makers to enhance their projects through immersive workshops, feedback sessions, project development opportunities and mentorship.   


San Francisco, CA — National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu announced this Tuesday that BAVC (Bay Area Video Coalition) is one of 919 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. BAVC is recommended for an $85,000 grant to support the National MediaMaker Fellowship, which will bring together up to eight geographically distributed social issue media makers over 10 months in 2015 to enhance their projects through peer, industry, and BAVC staff feedback, project development opportunities and mentorship. This Art Works grant will join existing generous support for the National MediaMaker Fellowship provided by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.   

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 18, 2014

For Immediate Release   San Francisco, CA -- Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC) is pleased to announce its partnership with Freelancers Union, the nation’s largest labor organization representing independent workers, to provide health insurance and retirement benefits to participants in Gig Union, BAVC’s in-house network of over 600 Bay Area freelancers.   BAVC joins a national network of companies and organizations such as General Assembly, Elance-oDesk, Lyft and Ashoka that are working to build a better future for this rapidly-growing segment of the country’s workforce.