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BayKids Studios Film Festival at LucasFilm a Hit!

2019-06-13T13:06:26+00:00June 12th, 2019|

On Sunday, June 2nd, more than a hundred family members and supporters gathered at LucasFilm’s Permier Theater in San Francisco to celebrate the work of our young filmmakers.  With the assistance of our marvelous partners at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, Family House of San Francisco, and the Ronald McDonald House at Stanford, we showcased a dozen [...]

BayKids Studios Co-Hosts Creative Arts Festival

2019-06-12T15:52:29+00:00March 20th, 2019|

On March 15th, UC Davis Children’s Hospital and BayKids Studios co-hosted their annual Creative Arts Festival at the Mind Institute in Sacramento.  More than two dozen children received awards for their achievements in fine art, music and film.  Young BayKids filmmakers proudly hoisted their “Oscars” for their efforts.  BayKids families and supporters were on hand to [...]

6th Annual Women In Motion Fundraiser a Success!

2019-06-12T16:44:16+00:00March 12th, 2019|

For the 6th consecutive year, more than 200 champions for BayKids Studios gathered for our Women in Motion Preview Party and Luncheon.  On March 7th & 8th, our supporters were rocking the attire and the attitude from almost 20 Hollywood movies (E.g., The Grinch, Stepford Wives, RBG, and Napoleon Dynamite, to name but a few).  These [...]

Lucas Films hosts BayKids families for Workshop on Virtual Reality and Film

2019-02-04T12:31:27+00:00December 27th, 2018|

On December 4th, the wonderful folks at Lucas Films and SF Film hosted BayKids families and other Bay Area youth for an exciting workshop on virtual reality and film.  A number of creative Lucas talents shared their expertise in art, technology and engineering.  The panel brought the latest Lucas innovations to life for the large crowd [...]

UC Davis and BayKids Studios Film Festival

2018-06-05T17:23:03+00:00April 13th, 2018|

UC Davis Children's Hospital and BayKids Studios joined forces on April 13th to hand out two dozen "Oscars" to children we have worked with in the past year at UC Davis.  The families were all smiles at UC Davis' Mind Institute in Sacramento, as our creative movie-makers collected their awards and shared their films. We are [...]

Pixar Hosts Benefit for BayKids Studios

2017-12-05T17:43:39+00:00February 3rd, 2017|

BayKids supporters, fans, and friends were treated to a magical evening at Pixar Animation Studios. The evening featured a cowboy themed gourmet dinner, a tour of Pixar, and an advance screening of the spectacularly beautiful The Good Dinosaur. After the screening, Good Dinosaur filmmakers gave an inside look at the making of the film in a [...]

BayKids Premiere at LucasFilm – A Blockbuster Event

2017-11-02T15:12:32+00:00February 3rd, 2017|

Our 2016 annual Academy Awards-worthy Premiere was held at Lucasfilm and included an inspiring lineup of powerful films full of heart and humor. Artists from our film industry friends, Lucasfilm, Pixar and Dolby, thrilled our BayKids stars by presenting them with their awards. A special thanks to Richard Gould, from Skywalker Sound, who gave a fascinating [...]

Dolby Team Volunteers for BayKids

2017-11-02T15:12:01+00:00April 2nd, 2016|

It was an honor for BayKids to have 40 dynamic Dolby employees, led by Chief Marketing Officer Bob Borchers, roll up their sleeves to work on some of our projects – design, marketing, social media, editing, strategy, and many others. Big thanks to all the superheroes who made this fun and valuable day happen: Film Advisor [...]

“BayKids Day at Apple” – It’s a Wrap!

2017-11-02T15:11:52+00:00April 2nd, 2016|

Thank you Apple! Our BayKids youth filmmakers were inspired by the tips and tricks they learned in your workshops and are ready to make their next films. BayKids filmmaker Danica was thrilled beyond words to do an exclusive film shoot at Apple headquarters. Special thanks to Luke, Steve, Joe and John for their engaging presentations. More [...]