A newly single man struggles to find precious alone time after a recent break-up.
Written and directed by Eric Shanks Cinematography by John David Reynolds Produced by Ed Tilden and John David Reynolds Starring Cate Freedman (Teachers), Alex Staggs, Eliot Schwartz, Alex Digiacinto
THE FINAL ADVENTURE OF JOHN & ELEANOR GREENE (2015 Indie Grants Short)
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. The magical city beckoning the adventure of their lifetime.
Directed by Maria White and Matthew Mebane Written by Matthew Aughtry Cinematography by Russell Carpenter, ASC ("Titanic," "Ant-Man") Starring Ann Owens Pierce
THE EDGE OF THE WOODS (trailer)
THE EDGE OF THE WOODS (trailer) University of South Carolina Indie Grants Short
Written and directed by Grainger David Starring Kiernan Shipka (Mad Men, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina), Maria Dizza (Vox Lux, 13 Reasons Why), Sean Bridgers (Room, Deadwood)
PILGRIMS (2016 Indie Grants Short)
16-year-old Terry Webber struggles to navigate a new reality after a tragedy involving his girlfriend. Set in the Greenville, SC, punk scene of the 1980's.
Written by Brad Land (Goat) and Corbitt Howard Directed by Jonathan Guggenheim Produced by Corbitt Howard Cinematography by Peter Simonite (The Perfect Guy, 2nd Unit DP on Tree of Life)
GONE AWAY (2015 Indie Grants Short)
A visual folk tale. Daddy's gone away, and the well's gone strange. After a mysterious tragedy, three children in the backwoods of South Carolina must learn to survive as the world around them begins to shift.
Written by Elizabeth Thomas Directed by John David Reynolds
ISLE OF PALMS (2016 Indie Grants Short)
A young man is sent on a sun-washed quest to track down the mysterious molly dealer Hugo Bereft.
Directed by John Barnhardt Written by Joe Worthen
SOCIETY (2017 Young Filmmakers Project Winner)
By Travis Kyker and Caleb Eells of Traveler's Rest, SC. First Place winner in the 2017 Young Filmmakers Project, South Carolina's high school filmmaking competition.
PETER J. FOX WEBINAR: INDIE GRANTS & SHORT FILM SCREENWRITING
Video excerpt from Peter J. Fox's BECOMING A BETTER SCREENWRITER workshop. In this segment, Peter talks about short film screenwriting and how to make your Indie Grants script and application as strong as possible.
INFO SESSION ON INDIE GRANTS
Webinar on the INDIE GRANTS, including selection and production process. With INDIE GRANTS Producer Brad Jayne and recent INDIE GRANTS filmmakers.
WHAT ARE INDIE GRANTS?
A brief video on the INDIE GRANTS program.
supine: a dream (2013 Indie Grants short)
A woman’s dream, where shadowy figures chase her through a barren city and perform a strange underground ritual.
Conceived & Created by Lyon Hill
INDIE GRANTS CLIP REEL
Showcasing clips from recent Indie Grants projects. 2018 Funding Cycle now open. Applications due June 29, 2018. Visit indiegrants.org/indie-grants for application and more info.
DIRTY SILVERWARE (2011 Indie Grants short)
In this dark, whimsical fantasy, a man travels deep into the forest to stop a creature from creating cursed silverware that brings unhappiness to the world.
Written & Directed by Steve Daniels
WE CAN'T HELP YOU (2013 Indie Grants short)
After making a careless mistake, a young man is forced to carry out a difficult task to rectify his actions…and keep his life.
Directed by Alan Scott Neal and Brad Land Written by Brad Land Produced by Michelle Boley and Taylor Kowalski
2017 Young Filmmakers Project
The 2017 South Carolina Young Filmmakers Project has begun! A statewide high school filmmaking competition. Win cash and prizes. Entries due Oct. 9, 2017.
THE SEA OF STORIES (2016 Young Filmmakers Project)
by Azure Allen Conway, SC
FIRST PLACE in 2016 South Carolina Young Filmmakers Project
ART IMITATING LIFE (2016 Young Filmmakers Project)
by Aaron Viazanko Lexington, SC
SECOND PLACE in 2016 South Carolina Young Filmmakers Project
RUPERT FLANNEGAN'S SCIENCE SHENANIGANS (2016 Young Filmmakers Project)
by Ann Bailey Summerville, SC
THIRD PLACE in 2016 South Carolina Young Filmmakers Project
Trailer for THE DEBUTANTE HUNTERS (2011 Indie Grants Short)
In the Lowcountry of South Carolina a group of true Southern belles reveal their more rugged side, providing a glimpse into what drives them to hunt in the wild.
SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL AUDIENCE-AWARD WINNER
Check out the whole film here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/movie/the-debutante-hunters/id643853383
Directed by Maria White Mebane Produced by Maria White Mebane and Kristy Olsen Cuthbert
LAST NIGHT AT THE ELLINGTON (2014 Indie Grants short)
A man reflects on his last night working at a movie theater...the night it was robbed.
Written and Directed by Geoffrey Gunn
HIGH HEELS & HOODOO (2012 Indie Grants short)
Tiffany seems like your typical blond bimbo, but underneath all that plastic surgery lies nerves of steel. She’s so determined to get what she wants that she pursues her grandmother into the spirit world, with the help of a Gullah root doctor.
Directed by Brian Rish Written by Jocelyn Rish
PENCIL POINT (2013 Indie Grants short)
A dialogue between animation and original music performed by a 25 piece orchestra. Two artists working alone, a musician and a painter, meet by chance. And their connection inspires.
Conceived and Directed by Ayala Asherov Kalus Music by Ayala Asherov Kalus
THE MOVIE CRITIC (2011 Indie Grants Short Film)
Written and Directed by Gary Davis
SCATTERED CITY (2012 Indie Grants short)
In Charleston, a private detective tries to track down a missing person from Hurricane Katrina. Except some people, including the missing person, don’t want him to succeed.
Written & Directed by William Aughtry and Nathan Willis Produced by Monica D'Onofrio, William Aughtry, and Nathan Willis
TOOGOODOO (2011 Indie Grants short)
After a despondent man has lost his way, he's coerced by old friends to partake in a weekend fishing trip. There he finds himself on an unexpected journey.
Written & Directed by Lee Waldrep
THE EDGE OF THE WOODS (trailer)
Written and directed by Grainger David Produced with the Un