Learn the fundamentals of documentary theory and criticism and the basics of filmmaking techniques. You will learn how to conduct interviews, work with DLSR cameras & lighting, and edit in Premiere Pro.
Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2018
DIGITAL MEDIA PROGRAM FOR 6th – 12th GRADERS
Program Dates: September 17th – December 6th – 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Classes: Music Production, Filmmaking, Graphic Arts & Animation, Music Video Production
BAYCAT Youth Media Program: Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Can I fill out a paper application?
A: Applications are only accepted on the BAYCAT website.
Q: What can I expect after I apply online?
A: The Academy team will review your application. If we are able to offer you a spot in the term, a member of the team will contact you using the email address provided in your application.
Q: How are students selected to participate in BAYCAT?
A: Youth applications are reviewed on a first come, first served basis. BAYCAT prioritizes returning students, students and families who identify as low-income, students who reside in the SF Bay Area and students who attend SFUSD schools. At this time, BAYCAT can only accept students who are in grades 6th – 12th.
Q:Can I apply to BAYCAT if I am not in middle school or high school?
A: At this time, BAYCAT can only provide programming for middle and high school youth (grades 6th – 12th).
IMAGINE. LEARN. CREATE.
What Track Will You Take?
What Youth Media Producers Say
Meet Your Instructors and Mentors
Taking a class at BAYCAT Academy is a great way to learn new and useful skills but it’s also FUN. We have our talented instructors to thank for that. You will learn from experienced digital media professionals with a passion for training the next generation.
Here they are:
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