BAVC Instructors

Battle, Keith

 

Keith Battle is an independent Bay Area media maker specializing in music, video and motion graphic design. A natural storyteller, Keith has been writing poetry and short fiction from a very early age. He has an...

Bellaccomo, Jo

 

Pitch consultant and communications coach Josephine Bellaccomo helps move messages here at BAVC - working with TechSF, MediaMakers, Producers...

Boscacci, Mark

 

Mark Boscacci runs a boutique video production and post-production company in San Mateo. He is an award-winning director...

Boykin, Christopher

 

Christopher Boykin is a native San Franciscan and has been teaching software applications since 1997. He teaches Graphic and Web Design programs such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and a host of others. With a genuine...

Carter, Eric

Eric Carter is a Bay Area designer, photographer and, since 2003, the owner of...

Chanse, Catherine

Catherine Chanse is a freelance multimedia producer and developer focusing on web and graphic design as well as interactive media. She has worked with a number of individuals and nonprofits in the Bay Area, including Neighborhood Parks...

Crampton, Carolyn

Carolyn is a creative director and owner of Cramptonarts [http://www.cramptonarts.com], a design firm specializing in identities and graphics for...

Dave Rice

Dave Rice is an audiovisual archivist and technologist. Dave's work focuses on independent media as well as open source in audiovisual preservation and quality control analytics. He has worked as an archivist or archival consultant at...

Davis, Ian

Ian Davis is a Lead Tech at Bump Records and Audio Instructor for Digital Pathways. He started...

Durso, Ken

Ken Durso is a native New Yorker who moved to San Francisco in 1989 just in time to participate in the Loma Prieta earthquake. He worked for MacroMind as a product evangelist and then worked for many years as Macromedia's trainer in...

Ferrer, Ben

Prior to becoming Director of Photography at Transvideo Studios in Mountain View, Ben was a freelance shooter based in San...

Fockele, Jörg

Jörg Fockele is an award-winning filmmaker and tv producer who has directed television shows such as Bravo's "Queer Eye" and ABC's "Wife Swap”. Most recent television credits include MTV's "...

Fornalski, Casimir

 

Casimir has been doing graphic, motion and web design for over five years. A product of BAVC himself, he took his film school background and transitioned into the design world where he was quickly snatched up as an...

Green, Laura

Laura Green is a documentary director and editor who hails from the San Francisco Bay Area. She has directed five short documentaries, Lady Razorbacks...

Hellar, Mark

Mark Hellar is a leading technology consultant for cultural institutions throughout the San...

Hickok, Liz

Liz Hickok is a San Francisco-based artist working in photography, video, sculpture, installation, and currently, Jell-O. Hickok...

Huron, Sade

Sade Huron is an award winning Media Artist, originating from South Wales in the United Kingdom. Her work encompasses single channel and video installation, performance art, cabaret and photography. In May 2000 she graduated from the San...

Johnson, Daniel

Daniel is an Adobe Certified Instructor in Photoshop, Illustrator, and Flash. He is a digital illustrator with traditional training and creates artwork for a Sonoma county design firm, as well as freelance clients. Using Photoshop as his...

Joseph, Aaron

Aaron's creative experience and passion are each one part digital to one part analog. He is a graduate of the Art Institute of Chicago, where his...

Kelly, Max

 

Max has been teaching for 15 years in the fields of web design, interactive media, and user experience. Her background is in interactive museum exhibits and educational games. Along with teaching, she currently does...

Kjack, Rachel

 

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Kleeman, Ryan

Ryan Kleeman is an Audio Engineer, Sound Designer, and Instructor. Currently, Ryan is working as a recording and mixing engineer at Sound Arts, and Ghostcat Studios, as well as an assistant engineer and sound designer at Studio Guapo....

Kralowec, Kathleen

Kathleen has been an artist and UI designer in the game industry since she graduated from UCSC's Digital Arts & New Media program in 2010, and her game credits include Paradise Cove, Lost Cities Facebook, Thunderstone Mobile and...

Kuhne, Kadet

Kadet Kuhne specializes in Post-Production Sound for independent film, video games,...

Levie, Matt

Matthew Levie has been a professional editor for two decades. He has cut the documentaries Honest Man: the Life of R. Budd DwyerCurandero and 97 Orchard Street, the PBS television series...

McDonald, Jason

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McFarland, Brandon

Brandon is lead editor/designer at Photon Creative, a production and post-production...

McNeal, Marilyn

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Moore, Dimitri

 

 

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Olivia, Jenn

 

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Owen, Aaron

A filmmaker in his own right, Aaron is equally at home behind the camera, in the edit suite or working to integrate technical systems. After a brief stint in college, he was recruited by Phoenix Editorial (now Bonfire Labs) where...

Oyler, Nate

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Parra, Jonathan

Jonathan Parra is an Avid Certified Instructor for Adrenaline, Advanced Editing Techniques...

Presler, Diane

Diane Presler is an instructor (13 years), designer (25 years) and artist (just born that way...

Redfield, Corey

After graduating with a degree in Motion...

Reyman, Ross

Ross Reyman is a freelance web developer/graphic designer, specializing in typography, interface design and web standard compliant, XHTML/CSS sites. Ross's computer graphics experience includes an 11 year tenure at the California...

Rhudick, Ivan

Ivan Rhudick is an Emmy Award winning Final Cut Pro and Avid editor based in San Francisco.  After graduating from the Boston University Film and Video program, he began working in the world of video post production in...

Richman, Patricia

Trish Richman is a leading expert in branding, user experience and design. She has over 15 years of experience as the creative director for leading brands in the consumer product space. Living and working in San Francisco, Trish now works...

Sanders, Olen

 

Olen Sanders is a computer applications instructor based in Sacramento, California. He specializes in providing comprehensive group and one-on-one...

Santamaria, David

David Santamaria works as a freelance editor and technical consultant on media projects...

Shetz, Tim


Tim began his design career by teaching himself Photoshop and Illustrator in order to get a job with a small design firm in San Francisco. There he learned about the...

Silber, Joanna

Joanna Silber is a freelance video editor in San Francisco.  She divides her time between cutting documentary, commercial, event, and academic videos for a variety of clients nationwide.  She is the...

Sood, Arun

Arun is a transplant from LA, and has been working with web and mobile applications for the last 5 years. Shortly after, he began working on his startup ProfStream, which connects tutors and students over the internet. Arun’s tools...

Soward, Sarah

Soward is the co-author of the WordPress and Flash Cookbook, published by Packt Publishing.  In addition to her many years of teaching for BAVC, she does freelance print and web design and development, illustration, branding, and...

Thanawala, Shilpa

Shilpa is a web/UI/UX designer and front-end developer.  For over 10 years, she’s specialized in designing and building standards-driven websites and creating great user experiences.  She’s worked at...

Tipton-King, Chris

Chris Tipton-King (www.ctkfilm.com) is a Bay Area...

Turetsky, Lauren

Lauren Turetsky is an award-winning San Francisco based designer and art director with over 15 years of experience. She currently works as an art...

Weichert, Carl

Carl Weichert is a freelance editor and motion graphic designer who has been working in the bay area for over 15 years. His film credits include Shalom Ireland, Knocking, Scout’s Honor, and Brother Outsider. While focusing on...

Wharmby, Mary

 

Mary Wharmby is a San Francisco based UX designer, product strategist and teacher. She has worked in the design industry for over fifteen years in firms ranging...

Williams, Charlotte

 

Charlotte Williams, M.Ed., aka Coach Charlotte is a long time health and fitness enthusiast and educator.  She found...

Williams, Doug

Doug Garth Williams is a Bay Area based filmmaker, video editor, and artist working...

Wright, Ewen

Ewen Wright graduated from Hampshire College in 2008.  From 2008-2010 he worked as a...