The James River Film Society is a volunteer run nonprofit dedicated to the art of film and film as art.
The Soap Factory is dedicated to the production, presentation, and promotion of emerging contemporary practice across the visual arts. Committed to experimentation and risk-taking, The Soap Factory offers audiences a real and immediate experience of the arts, and encourages a wider understanding of and appreciation for artists and their work.
Most people know the Rural Media Arts and Education Project as the Sixth Street Cinema. Their mission is to open cultural and educational access and strengthen community.
The mission of the Athens Center for Film and Video is to develop, encourage, sponsor and otherwise support the appreciation, production, and growth of independent, community and alternative media arts in southeast Ohio and the surrounding region. They believe that collective experience of moving pictures, in a public space, enhances and strengthens the community while simultaneously celebrating and supporting media artists engaged with contemporary issues and committed to expanding the possibilities of this art form.
Jack Straw Foundation (dba Jack Straw Productions) is a multidisciplinary audio arts center that exists to foster the communication of art, ideas, and information to diverse audiences through audio. Their primary activities include residency programs for artists of all genres working with sound; audio-based education programs for youth and adults; production support for arts, heritage, and other non-profit organizations; and public presentations including artist talks, exhibits, performances, radio programs, films, and podcasts. They serve over 10,000 individuals a year through direct services in their facility and over 100,000 individuals through radio broadcasts of their artist and youth productions.
The mission of Docs In Progress is to give individuals the tools to tell stories through documentary film to educate, inspire, and transform the way people view their world. We do this by fostering a supportive community for both professional and emerging documentary filmmakers through screenings, workshops, classes, and peer-centered support networks. By developing, encouraging, and celebrating new and diverse voices in documentary film, Docs In Progress also seeks to deepen the public’s experience, understanding, and appreciation for documentary as a form of art and expression.