Aaron Viazanko of Lexington, SC, discussed his short Art Imitating Life during
Q&A at the YFP Top Ten Screening.

 First Place winner Azure Allen receives congratulations from INDIE GRANTS Producer Brad Jayne.

First Place winner Azure Allen receives congratulations from INDIE GRANTS Producer Brad Jayne.

2016 YOUNG FILMMAKERS TOP TEN SCREEN
AT CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

The Top Ten entrants in the 2016 South Carolina Young Filmmakers Project got the red carpet treatment on Nov. 5, with a special screening at the 2016 Charleston International Film Festival.

As chosen by a panel of judges, the ten short films represented the best of young filmmaking from across the state.  And during the event the First, Second, Third, and Honorable Mention winners announced.  All received trophies, with First Place receiving $500, Second $300, and Third $200.

The 2017 contest is starting soon.  Click here for contest rules and more info.  And click here to watch all of the 2016 Top Ten short films.

THE 2016 S.C. YOUNG FILMMAKERS PROJECT WINNERS ARE:

FIRST PLACE:
The Sea of Stories (view to the left)
Azure Allen
Homeschooled
Conway, SC

SECOND PLACE:
Art Imitating Life
Aaron Viazanko
River Bluff High School
Lexington, SC

THIRD PLACE:
Rupert Flannegan's Science Shenanigans
Ann Bailey
Summerville High School
Summerville, SC 

Honorable Mention winner Ellen Guilford (The Search) poses on the red carpet before the YFP screening.

HONORABLE MENTIONS:
The Search
Ellen Guilfor
Summerville High School
Summerville, SC

Playtime is Over
Drew Keefer
Spartanburg High School
Spartanburg, SC