CFA Legislative Update – April 2019

Film in South Carolina

Film in South Carolina

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.

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Apply now for Indie Grants Funding 2019

Writer/Director Bonnie-Kathleen Ryan on the set of Indie Grants short GRACE LAND. Photo by Alex Harris @thesouthinanewlight

NOW ACCEPTING SHORT FILM PROJECTS FOR FULL FUNDING
SUBMISSIONS DUE JUNE 24
Indie GrantsAlmost 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.

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Young Filmmakers Project – Entries due March 8

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 … Read more