Indie Grants (WIP Screening)
When: Saturday, March 30 at 12:00PM | 60 min
Where: Nickelodeon Theatre | 1607 Main Street
Cost: Free and open to the public | Reserving tickets highly recommended.
Work-in-Progress screening of 2018 Indie Grants short films. Indie Grants is a joint effort between the South Carolina Film Commission and Trident Technical College, connecting South Carolina scriptwriters and their stories with top production professionals. Filmmakers and Indie Grants staff members will be on hand to answer questions about the grant application and the production process.
Robbie Robertson & Lorie Gardner | Columbia, SC
The artist James Whistler spent years trying to capture the essence of his mother for his most famous work of art. Not to create a masterpiece, but to save his mother from possession by the Baba Yaga, an evil Russian witch.
And the People Could Fly
Roni Nicole Henderson | Columbia, SC
And the People Could Fly explores an 10 year old girl’s adventure in a parked ‘84 Bonneville. A gorgeous soundtrack unfolds as she pushes the heavy buttons on the car radio and waits on her Mama, Jeannie, to finish whatever business she has beyond the deep orange porch light. When the street grows too hectic for her, she ventures into the house of a gentrifying heroin dealer and discovers her power to truly awaken and transmute.
Directed by Ben Joyner, Written by Josh Barkey | Fort Mill, SC
News of strange disappearances cast an unsettling mood as Jen, a young professional, goes out for drinks with a man she met online.
Written & Directed by Will Stewart | Greenville, SC
Plagued with a disorder that makes him mimic celebrity voices when he gets nervous, a desperate man has one last change to find true love before it’s too late.