The Indie Grits 2018 selections will be announced on March 1st, 2018. In the meantime, you can check out our film archive here.

2018 Awards

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 – $750

Awarded to the best work by a female filmmaker, in honor of Columbia native and celebrated animator, filmmaker and teacher Helen Hill (1970-2007).

Big Grit – $750

Given to the top Feature Film.

Short Grit – $500

Given to the top Short Film.

Animated Grit – $500

Given to the top Animated Film.

The People’s Grit – $500

Awarded to the film considered best as determined by a public vote.

Experimental Grit – $500

Given to the top Experimental Film.

Local Grit – $500

Given to the top film from South Carolina.