Announcing: The 2018 Indie Grants Funding Cycle is OPEN!

The South Carolina Film Commission & Trident Technical College invite filmmakers to apply for INDIE GRANTS, production grants for short film projects. We are accepting applications through June 29, 2018.

Any filmmaking individual or team is eligible, including writer-only, writer/director, writer and director, producer and director, etc. In order to be considered, at least one submitting applicant must be a South Carolina resident with legal address and agree to 75% of the film being shot in South Carolina. Typical grants range around $25,000-$35,000. Supporting funds may also be applied for ranging from $1,500- $7,500. All movie genres & POV’s are encouraged to apply.

This is the only film funding program of its kind in the country!

INDIE GRANTS has funded and produced 30 short films since 2010. These projects have been official selections of international film festivals like Sundance, Palm Springs, Austin Film Festival, FantasticFest, Cucalorus, Tall Grass, Slamdance, Stiges, Oxford, Nashville Film Festival, Atlanta Film Festival, Indie Memphis, LA Film Festival, DragonCon, and many more. Recent collaborators include Oscar-winning DP Russell Carpenter (Titanic, Ant-Man), actor AJ Bowen (You’re Next, The Sacrament), DP Peter Simonite (The Perfect Guy, 2nd Unit DP on Tree of Life), and writer Brad Land (Goat).

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