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Become a Member
Want to be a part of BAVC's vibrant and diverse community of artists, media makers, activists and freelancers? Become a BAVC Member and enjoy year-round benefits, special events, networking opportunities, and more. Whether you're looking for yourself or your organization, there's a Membership level that's right for you. Be a part of something bigger-- join today!
Not-For-Profit Bundle 1.0
Not-For-Profit Bundle 2.0
Questions? Email membership[at]bavc.org or call (415) 558-2127
MEDIAMAKER - $55 (BUY NOW)
($10 with proof of low income status - there is no online registration for the low-income membership, please follow the instructions here to apply)
- Special member rates on all BAVC classes, including Video Production, Editing, Graphics, Web design and development, 3D Animation, and more.
- Educational discount through BAVC's online Apple store.
- Discounts on products and services with local and national retailers.
- Eligibility to apply to BAVC's 4x10 media roughcut feedback sessions, MediaMaker Fellows program, or Producers Institute for New Media Technologies.
- Eligibility to become a SF Commons public access producer and use public access services including content submission for broadcast and trainings/certifications for field equipment, edit suites, and Flash studio. See SF Commons Policies for more information
- Invitations to special member events, screenings, workshops, mixers, and more.
- Discounts on BAVC facility rentals and monthly use of the Member Lab.
- Free membership with NTEN for one year.
YOUTH MEDIAMAKER - $25*
* Please contact us if you are interested in purchasing a Youth Mediamaker membership; proof of eligibility is required.
Whether you're a student or working (or both), finally there's a mebership level just for 14-26 year-olds! You get all of the above benefits PLUS:
- Annual group career consultation with BAVC's Training Department.
- Eligibility to apply to a portfolio review session with industry experts.
PRODUCERS BUNDLE - $135 (BUY NOW)
All of the above Mediamaker (not Youth Mediamaker) benefits PLUS:
- Annual half-hour legal consultation with Attorney George M. Rush.
- Annual half-hour career consultation with BAVC's Career Advisor.
- Annual half-hour music rights consultation with industry expert Brooke Wentz.
- Annual half-hour audio consultation with Shaun Farley.
- Free access once a month to BAVC’s multi-purpose room for up to four hours. Visit the MPR Rental page to learn more.
- Free BAVC tote bag with custom illustration by artist Jada Fitch.
HOUSEHOLD PRODUCERS BUNDLE - $215 (BUY NOW)
Household Memberships are for two adults residing at the same address. Both members at the Household level receive the benefits of a Producers Bundle level membership for 25% off the cost of two individual memberships!
NOT-FOR-PROFIT BUNDLE 1.0 - $250 (BUY NOW)
Not-For-Profit 1.0 memberships are for certified 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations with an annual budget of less than $500,000 only. Documentation may be requested.
- Mediamaker (not Youth Mediamaker) membership benefits for two employees.
- Free access once a month to BAVC’s multi-purpose room (visit the MPR Rental page to learn more) and $50 off the member price for day rentals (see the Facilities Rental page for more information).
- Opportunity to co-present and co-promote events through BAVC channels.
- Annual half-hour nonprofit consultation on video messaging with Jason Jakaitis, Director of BAVC Productions.
- Quarterly co-working lunches.
- 5% off BAVC Productions and BAVC Preservation services.
NOT-FOR-PROFIT BUNDLE 2.0 - $350 (BUY NOW)
Not-For-Profit 2.0 memberships are for certified 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations only. Documentation may be requested. All of the above Not-for-Profit 1.0 benefits PLUS:
- Mediamaker (not Youth Mediamaker) membership benefits for four employees.
- Acknowledgement (with logo, link and profile) on BAVC's Partners page plus an annual profile on the BAVC Blog.
CORPORATE BETA - $650 (BUY NOW)
The basic Corporate Beta membership below is just the beginning. Contact Membership about coming up with a membership solution that works best for your company's needs.
- Mediamaker membership benefits for four employees.
- Free access once a month to BAVC’s multi-purpose room. Visit the MPR Rental page to learn more.
- Acknowledgement (with logo, link and profile) on BAVC's website.
- Invitations to special events throughout the year.
Trying to renew your membership? Just choose the level you'd like to renew at and go through the registration process normally - it's exactly the same whether you are a new or renewing member. If you are a renewing member who has already created a BAVC online account, log in to your account first (by clicking "Log In" at the top of the page) and you'll be re-directed straight to the payment screen. If you've forgotten your username or password, we can retrieve them for you. Please contact us.