Facilities + Facilities Rental | BAVC

Facilities + Facilities Rental

Host your next event at BAVC! Our facilities, appointed with state-of-the-art equipment and comfortable amenities, are the perfect place for co-working sessions, screenings, retreats, or lectures. Or, treat yourself to some quality solo work time in a distraction-free environment.

BAVC Lobby

BAVC is located in a 12,000 square foot space (a former mayonnaise factory) on the corner of Mariposa and Bryant streets in San Francisco.

BAVC’s facility is fully equipped with the most relevant media making hardware and software available including:

  • SF Commons Flash Studio
  • Mac computer labs
  • Dedicated youth space with Audio Suite, PC lab, and collabortive space
  • Multi-purpose room meeting room with projector, podium, and rearrangeable seating

Most BAVC systems are equipped with the latest versions of design and editing software programs including Adobe Creative Suite and ProTools.

Finally, working in partnership with the City of San Francisco and City College of San Francisco, BAVC is connected to high-speed 10Gb fiber Internet networks.



BAVC is pleased to offer its the Access Lab, Multipurpose Room (MPR), Conference Room, Private Creative Suite, and the Blue or Magenta Labs at a discounted rate to members. The rest of our facilities, including the sound booth, are currently unavailable for the general public to rent. If you would like to request a facility rental, please fill out the form below.

Please note that all requests for rentals that occur outside of BAVC’s normal business hours (10 am-5 pm, Tue-Sat, holidays excluded), are subject to additional staffing fees and accepted at our discretion. For questions and quotes, please contact info@bavc.org.




Member Lab

Access Lab computer stations are reserved for use by Members and SF Commons producers. SF Commons producers have priority to the computers and need to book their time through SF Commons.  BAVC Members who are not SF Commons producers are entitled to use the Access Lab computers for up to 8 hours free/month. Additional time can be booked in 8 hour blocks for $50. The Lab is available to Members 12 - 7 pm, Tue-Fri, 10am - 4pm Saturday. To make a reservation, please email membership@bavc.org with the date and time.



The Multipurpose Room is free for 4 hours/month for members at the Producer's Bundle level or higher and $75/hour for any additional use. The public rate is $90/hour. To make a reservation, please fill out the Facility Rental Request Form below.


BAVC Blue Lab

The Blue Lab is available to members at a discount for $900/day. The public rate is $1200/day. Each of the 11 Mac workstations has 2.9 GHz Core i5, 8 GB of RAM, 1 GB Graphics Card, and the instructor station projects to LED screens between workstations. Blue Lab is only available Mon, Weds, Fridays.


The Conference Room, which includes a large monitor for presentations, can comfortably seat 10 people around the center table. Members can rent this room for $50/hour or $65/hour for the general public.


We have one private creative suite, set up primarily for video editing, available for rent to the public. For 2017 through 2019, this room will only be available July through September. Rates are $20/hr for members and $30/hr for the public. Weekly rates can be negotiated when scheduling allows.


To make a reservation, please fill out the Facility Rental Request Form below.

Submit Your Request