Top Grit: $1000
Given to the top film as determined by our jury. Films from all categories are eligible to win this award.
Helen Hill Memorial Award: $500
Awarded to the best work by a female filmmaker, in honor of Columbia native and celebrated animator, filmmaker and teacher Helen Hill (1970-2007).
Visiones Award: $500
For the film considered by our jury to be the best in regards to the aims of our theme, Visiones.
Reel South Short Film Award: $500
A non-exclusive license deal to distribute the best short film representing the new American South. Sponsored by South Carolina ETV, UNC-TV and the Southern Documentary Fund. For more info visit: www.reelsouth.org
The People’s Grit: $500
Voted on by the public.
Animated Grit: $250
- Big Grit
- Short Grit
- Experimental Grit
- Local Grit
- Young Grit