This legislative session, we have continued to make headway for the film industry in the General Assembly. No longer is film an afterthought for the legislature, it is now something they want to address in a big way, and in a way sufficient enough to sustain itself for a long time to come. The new chairman of Ways & Means has directed his staff to work with us on an all-encompassing bill that would allow the film industry to grow exponentially, and they have begun pulling all the relevant data we need to do so. Read More »
NOW ACCEPTING SHORT FILM PROJECTS FOR FULL FUNDING
SUBMISSIONS DUE JUNE 24
Almost ten years ago, Indie Grants began funding and producing short film projects by South Carolina filmmakers. As the only program in the nation supporting short filmmaking at this level, Indie Grants is on the forefront of the independent film community, providing funding, top-notch professional development and production training. Read More »
The 2019 Young Filmmakers Project is on with entries due March 8!
Designed to foster media arts skills and bring attention to the next generation of South Carolina filmmakers, the Young Filmmakers Project is an annual statewide high school filmmaking competition hosted by Trident Technical College and the South Carolina Film Commission. All South Carolina high school students (grades 9-12), including public, private and home school students, are eligible to enter.
To participate, students must create a short film (two minutes max) telling a cinematic story in any genre, following the Creative Challenge and all rules.
Entries will be scored by a panel of independent judges based on the criteria described at the link above. Top Ten scorers will screen at a special screening program at The Nickelodeon Theater in Columbia, where winners will be announced. First Prize receives $500, Second Prize $300, and Third Prize $200.
Use your imagination! Be clever and creative! Most importantly, tell a story. South Carolina Young Filmmakers could win cash, prizes and a spot on the red carpet!