5 diverse projects receive south carolina's indie grant funding
The Indie Grants program of the South Carolina Film Commission is funding 5 short films in 2013. Filmmakers will also receive production and creative support form experienced film production professionals and Trident Technical College film students.
The Indie Grants program is a joint partnership between the South Carolina Film Commission and the film school at Trident Tech in Charleston.
The Indie Grants program supports narrative feature, documentary and animated film projects, by providing a resource pool at key states in the development of the projects, from development through release.
Announcing the five projects selected for funding -- the 2013 Indie Grants class:
COFFEE DATE (Comedy) Ted and Alice arrange to meet over coffee. Expecting a nice, low-key first date, they get more excitement than expected.
James Edward Tilden & Henry Snyder
DUSTIN & HOFFMAN (Narrative Fiction) The story of two fellows who are set upon an adventure after finding a mysterious key.
LAST NIGHT AT THE ELLINGTON (Drama) A man reflects on his last night working at a movie theatre...the night it was robbed.
THE MAN WHO WOULDN'T DIE (Stop Motion Animation) Adapted from the Gullah folk tale, the Man Who Wouldn't Believe He Was Dead tells the story of Old Man Dinkins, a man so contrary he would not believe he had passed on.
Taylor & Peter Wentworth
Mt. Pleasant, SC
THE MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH (Gothic Thriller/Music Video) A new recording by South Carolina musician Valentine Wolf sets the stage for this dark and extravagant retelling of Edgar Allen Poe's "The Masque of the Red Death." Part music video and part short film, the project will, through rich production design and compelling cinematography, capture the visceral and thrilling tone of Poe's classic story.