Given to the top film as determined by our jury. Films from all categories are eligible to win this award.
Awarded to the best work by a female filmmaker, in honor of Columbia native and celebrated animator, filmmaker and teacher Helen Hill (1970-2007).
Given to the top feature film.
Given to the top short film.
Given to the top animated film.
Awarded tot he film considered best as determined by a public vote.
Given to the top experimental film.
Given to the top student film.
Given to the top film from South Carolina.
Top Grit – Nothing a Little Soap and Water Can’t Fix
Helen Hill Memorial Award – The Traveler Takamure
Big Grit – Farmsteaders
Short Grit – Roadside Attraction
Animated Grit – Growing Girls
Experimental Grit – Ruth
Local Grit – bridge/refrain
Young Grit – The Passages of Pride
The People’s Grit – Farmsteaders
Honorable Mention – Kim Bush’s Abduction
Reel South Award — Station 15