South Carolina Film Institute 



Come learn how the pros in LA and NY do it.

We will prepare you for the film industry in Hollywood and New York in no time.

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The South Carolina Film Institute, founded in Columbia (the Capital) is an organization that was created to give young artists and filmmakers a place to call their own. The institute main objective is to seek out and support International, National, and Statewide artists who want to learn more about the craft of filmmaking. We house, teach, and reach out to those that are serious about becoming professionals in the field of Film and Television. Our institute will have you ready for New York and LA in no time.

We have created a facility where Artists, Actors, and Filmmakers can immerse themselves around other artists (similar to the Sundance Film Institute and Tribeca Film Institute.

Produce feature films and documentaries for the International and National Film market.

To give grants to up-coming Directors/Producers to help them fund their film.

Produce Content for television and submitted for consideration to HBO, SHOWTIME, LIFETIME, and Etc.

​Create a platform for filmmakers to showcase their work.

*The South Carolina Film Institute is located in the Capital of the State (COLUMBIA), the Carolina Film Institute is located in Greenville, SC. (NO AFFILIATION - WE BOTH LOVE MAKING FILMS) 

We don't tolerate bias or discrimination due to race, age, gender, or sexual preference.

​Join our community of artists. 

Apply to Competitions where Non-Famous filmmakers actually have a chance at winning prizes and getting there work showcased on television, online, or to a paying audience. 

Our film labs are intensive programs that help the filmmaker manifest their vision clearly.

Our filmmaking community will help put your film in the right direction.  


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To make Films, tv shows, commercials, music videoS, and write scripts.

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This is your opportunity to be involved in the film industry. You are who you hang around. If you hang around 9 filmmakers, you will be the 10th, so......  


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