Open Source Capture Software for Video Archivists

Bay Area Video Coalition

Date Awarded
Grant Period
06/05/14 to 09/30/14
Focus Area
Media Innovation
Knight Prototype Fund

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Grantee Contact

  • San Francisco, CA

Featured Media

To design and build an open source, cross platform video digitization application that sharply reduces barriers in cost and skills required to enable more organizations to preserve their audiovisual collections. 

This project builds upon QCTools (, an open source quality control software project developed by BAVC's Preservation Department.

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Project Team

Carol Varney

As Executive Director, Carol provides leadership and vision to the organization, oversees all program areas, fundraising and development activities, and participates on review panels for Producers Institute for New Media Technologies, Media Maker Fellow Awards, as well as key panels from all over the nation.

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