Grants

American Museum of the Moving Image

To maintain and develop the comprehensive, up-to-date, go-to site for the nationwide Sloan Film program, its participating partners and 500+ film projects and to add a Sloan Film Channel

  • Amount $399,824
  • City Astoria, NY
  • Investigator Carl Goodman
  • Year 2016
  • Program Public Understanding
  • Sub-program Film

This grant provides three years of support to the American Museum of the Moving Image (MoMI) to maintain and develop its Sloan Science and Film website, the most up-to-date and comprehensive resource for information about film projects supported through the Foundation’s Film program. Funds will support a site redesign that will streamline the user interface and upgrade accessibility on mobile phones, the development of a new content management system, the creation of a Sloan Film Channel, and the hiring of a full-time managing editor who will be responsible for a host of activities, including producing audio and visual content; writing and posting articles; organizing public Science and Film events; commissioning critics and scientists to contribute to the site; liaising with Sloan film partners and with filmmakers and scientists; and promoting site content on social media.

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