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.