Thanks for reaching out to BAVC! We love audio and it sounds like you do, too. You are applying to work in "The Living Room," an audio space that includes a large WhisperRoom, a RODECaster, a computer workstation with ProTools loaded on it, 2 microphones, chairs, table and headphones. Please take a few minutes to tell us more about your project.* Required

Image is of the inside of a recording booth with three microphone stands, textured soundproofing panels, a lit up sound board, and a desk with two chairs. The BAVC Living Room can be rented for podcast, voiceover and other audio recording. We can help Bay Area creators record, edit and collaborate here in San Francisco!




Thank you for your interest in working with us. BAVC inspires social change by empowering media makers to develop and share diverse stories through art, education and technology.  Someone will be in touch with you soon about your project.  
BAVC General Rental Agreement

- All facility rentals include BAVC hardware and accessories in the room specifications as listed on the Facilities + Facilities Rental Page.

- Any additional hardware or accessories needed, such as external hard drives must be provided by the renter.

- Unless you have hired BAVC to support your production in another capacity, technical and administrative support during a space rental are limited to maintenance of BAVC hardware and accessories, and internet connectivity.

- Any facility rental in which the renter is using BAVC hardware, the renter is expected to use only BAVC installed software. The installation of software by renters on BAVC owned computers is strictly prohibited.

- Any facility rental in which the renter is using BAVC hardware, the renter is expected to store any and all data on a personal storage device. Renters should have no expectation of security or privacy of data stored on BAVC hardware and as such BAVC hardware is routinely wiped of all locally stored data.

- Renters should leave rented facilities as they found them. There is a $100 cleaning fee for rented rooms which require cleaning after rental.

- Food and drink are not allowed in edit suite, computer labs, or recording studios.

- All rentals are confirmed when a 50% non-refundable deposit is made towards the balance of the rental. The remaining 50% balance must be paid upon arrival for rental reservation.

- Late arrivals to facility rentals do not result in a discount.

- All cancellations made less than 48 hours in advance of the reservation will result in a loss of deposit - no exceptions. Cancellations in advance of 48 hours may be refunded only on a case by case basis.

- All renters are welcome to use our lounge and kitchen spaces for meals and breaks provided they clean up after themselves and their guests.

- All facilities rentals must occur during BAVC’s business hours, including set-up and breakdown, or additional fees may incur. Holidays are excluded.