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Monday Mar 16

YOUNG FILMMAKERS PROJECT Is Now Accepting Submissions!

Monday, March 16, 2020

The South Carolina Film Commission and Trident Technical College are
accepting submissions for the 2019-2020 Young Filmmakers Project until March
16, 2020.

Designed to foster media arts skills and bring attention to the next
generation of South Carolina filmmakers, the Young Filmmakers Project is an
annual statewide high school filmmaking competition hosted by Trident
Technical College and the South Carolina Film Commission. All South Carolina
high school students (grades 9-12), including public, private and home school
students are eligible to enter.

To participate in the Young Filmmaker’s Project, students have to create a
short film (two minutes max) telling a cinematic story in any genre,
following the Creative Challenge and all rules.

Entries will be scored by a panel of independent judges, based on the
following: Script & Story, Production Value, Design & Style and the Overall
Impact. First Prize will receive $500. Second Prize will receive $300. Third
Prize will receive $200.

Top Ten scorers will have their shorts screened at The Nickelodeon Theatre in
Columbia, where the winners will be announced.
“The Indie Grants program is the only of its kind in the country” said
Tom Clark with the South Carolina Film Commission. “With The Young
Filmmakers Project, Indie Grants is laying down a foundation, supporting SC
filmmakers from the ground up.”

All SC high school aged filmmakers, are encouraged to participate. See
indiegrants.org for further information.

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