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Youth Programs

Next Gen

Don’t just consume media. Learn how to tell your own story through audio, video, and design using industry-standard equipment and software in a supportive, collaborative environment.

Career Development

Bridges Fellowship

Emerging Mediamakers

Explore your path as a young entrepreneur. Make connections between media-making and social justice while learning from artists and start-up innovators.

Dive deep into the Information Technology field with technical training, career counseling, an internship stipend, and job placement support — all at no cost!

 

Featured Youth Projects

Rotate - Luna (In Arms Release Party Show)

Rotate - Luna (In Arms Release Party Show)

BAVC's NextGen Programs

BAVC's NextGen Programs

Bay Area Girls Rock Camp

Bay Area Girls Rock Camp

Limitations

Limitations

The Galloping Knights

The Galloping Knights

Lily Yu

It wasn't until after I made my first video, with the help of BAVC and their after school film program, that I realize filmmaking is something I enjoy doing and can see myself continuing to do. I found out that through filmmaking I was able to tell stories and express myself.

Lily Yu
Former Factory Student
Lauren Lindberg

BAVC’s youth programs present such amazing opportunities. They not only provide equipment and instruction, but allow participants to expand creatively and prepare for whatever lies ahead.

Lauren Lindberg
Former Factory Student
Chara Bui

The BAVC Bridges Fellowship gave me the chance to jumpstart my career path and nurtured my passion for creating positive change.

Chara Bui
2015 Bridges Fellow