2016/2017 INDIE GRANTS SHORT FILM PROJECTS ANNOUNCED

Columbia, SC -- The South Carolina Film Commission has announced the selection of South Carolina short films for their INDIE GRANTS program, funding and producing the projects to create training opportunities for film students and professional development for the state’s media professionals. 

"This program is motivating exceptional filmmaking in our state while giving valuable training to South Carolina students and professionals," said Tom Clark with the South Carolina Film Commission.  "These films will show off the state's talent, location, and production value at an international level."

The short film projects selected for 2016/2017 are currently in production, and are:

BLOOD SPOOK
Writer/Director: Steve Daniels (Columbia, SC)
Starring:  AJ Bowen (You're Next, The Sacrement)
In this Southern Gothic road tale, a guilt riddled man travels the haunted highways seeking forgiveness.  But dark urges are at play when truck stop prostitutes are found murdered.

SAD STEVE                                                                                                                                                                     Writer/Director:  Eric Shanks (Los Angeles, CA)                                                                                          
Producer:  John David Reynolds (Charleston, SC)

Starring:  Alex Staggs (Recount), Cate Freedman (Teachers), Eliot Schwartz, Alex DiGiacinto
A newly single man struggles to find some precious alone time after a recent break-up.

2017/2018 Funding Cycle opens soon.  Learn more about applying for INDIE GRANTS here.  And sign-up for our email list to stay up-to-date on upcoming funding opportunities.

Key Grip Krystina Figg works with G/E swing (and TTC student) John Bamond on the set of SAD STEVE.

Key Grip Krystina Figg works with G/E swing (and TTC student) John Bamond
on the set of SAD STEVE.

Camera Operator Owen Hamilton on the Columbia, SC, set of BLOOD SPOOK.