Young Filmmakers Pitch Conference

SC Young Filmmakers 2023-24

The South Carolina Film Commission and Trident Technical College will hold a Pitch Conference for high school filmmakers Nov. 4 from 1-3p at the Charleston Gaillard Center, part of SCFC’s annual Young Filmmakers Project. The event is free and open to the public, as part of the AfroSouth Film Festival. Led by professional filmmakers and … Read more

‘Outer Banks’ filming in Charleston suspended due to nationwide writers strike

It’s lights, camera, inaction for “Outer Banks.”

Production work in Charleston for the fourth season of the Netflix hit streaming series was suspended this week as an expanded strike shut down much of the entertainment industry, setting the stage for Hollywood’s biggest labor fight in decades.

The original walkout, by the 11,500-member Writers Guild of America, started May 2 over contractual disputes with studios, networks and streaming platforms involving pay and other issues.

High school students gain reel experience as SC film industry develops

Photo of Isaac Cinnamon working on his film project

By Maura Turcotte When Isaac Cinnamon created his short film for the 2023 Young Filmmakers Project, it required several weeks of long working hours, plenty of glue and approximately 7,000 playing cards. The outcome? A stop-motion film told on the faces of cards that follows the arc of a romantic relationship in just two minutes. … Read more