Educational Media Reviews Online (EMRO) is a database of video, DVD, audio CD and CD-ROM reviews of materials from major educational and documentary distributors and independent filmmakers. The reviews are written by librarians and teaching faculty in institutions across the United States and Canada.
The National Endowment for the Arts supports organizations that are involved in a broad spectrum of activity in the media arts -- film, radio, and television -- including the production, exhibition, distribution, and preservation of work; the provision of services to the field; and the training of artists.
A division of the Department of Cultural Affairs, the Nevada Arts Council has a staff of 11 and a nine-member board whose members are appointed by the Governor. NAC is divided into five program areas: Artist Services, Arts in Education, Community Arts Development, Folklife and Grants. Through these program areas, NAC provides grant funding; offers professional assistance to artists, cultural organizations and schools; and coordinates statewide arts programming and activities for Nevada's cultural workforce. All NAC grants, programs and services are guided by a statewide planning process and a strategic plan.
The Academy Grants program directly supports the overall mission of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences: to recognize and uphold excellence in the motion picture arts and sciences, inspire imagination, and connect the world through the medium of motion pictures.
The Roy W. Dean Grant funds independent feature films, documentaries, web series, and short films that are unique and make a contribution to society that, without its help, might otherwise never get made. There are 3 film grants available each year. One for Spring, Summer, and Fall.