Everything starts with the Pitch. Boiling down your great story idea to its key elements in a succinct, compelling presentation. Without this skill, filmmakers won’t get very far. On May 4 at 2 PM, South Carolina writers and other production professionals will get to see this process first hand at the WIDE ANGLE PITCH CONFERENCE at Trident Technical College.
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.
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.