INDIE GRANTS SHORTS SCREEN AT 2017 INDIE GRITS FILM FESTIVAL IN COLUMBIA, SC
Indie Grants teamed up with Indie Grits Film Festival for a free screening during this year’s festival, taking place on Saturday, April 22, at the Nickelodeon Theatre in Columbia, filmmakers will be on hand for Q&A. Get more info here.
Indie Grants staff was there to talk about the grant application and production process and answer any questions about submitting. The 2017 Indie Grants funding cycle is now open, with applications due June 19th. Click here for more info on the program and submissions.
Indie Grits is one of the Southeast’s most respected, independent-minded film festivals. Check out everything Indie Grits at www.indiegrits.com.
The Indie Grants short films that screened were:
Written & Directed by Josh Yates
Collaboration between the Nickelodeon Theater & Indie Grants
In South Carolina a disembodied entity meditates on trauma caused by a flood during their favorite month (October 2015). Home movies and news coverage are warped through analog modulation and 16mm hand-processing techniques, paired alongside improvisational voiceover inspired by oral histories conducted by the filmmaker.
ISLE OF PALMS
Written by Joe Worthen
Directed by John Barnhardt
A young man is sent on a sun-washed quest to track down the mysterious molly dealer Hugo Bereft.
Written & Produced by Elizabeth Rose Thomas
Directed by John David Reynolds
A visual folk tale. Daddy's gone away, and the well's gone strange. After a mysterious tragedy, three children in rural South Carolina must learn to survive as the world around them begins to shift.
THE FINAL ADVENTURE OF JOHN & ELEANOR GREENE
Written by Matthew Aughtry
Directed by Maria White and Matthew Mebane
John and Eleanor Greene have been married for 50 years. When John dies before their golden anniversary trip to Charleston, Eleanor bravely decides to honor their half-century of life together and takes the trip alone.
Written and Produced by Brad Land and Cory Howard
Directed by Jonathan Guggenheim
Set in the punk scene of Greenville, SC, 16-year-old Terry Webber struggles to navigate a new reality after a tragedy involving his girlfriend.