Open film submissions for 'Lowcountry Indie Shorts 6'

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The Lowcountry Indie Shorts are coming back on September 24th at the Greater Park Circle Film Society, the Charleston area's only nonprofit filmhouse.

The society is now accepting submissions of short films for the next edition to take place at the Olde North Charleston Picture House, 4820 Jenkins Avenue, North Charleston, SC 29405.

The event is semi-annual event and focusses on regional filmmaking, showcasing films from South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia. Animation, comedy, drama, documentaries, music videos, and genre films are all encouraged. Submissions are free, and filmmakers whose works are chosen will be invited to participate in a panel discussion and audience Q&A session afterwards.

Films must have been made in 2011, and are allowed to have been shown in other fests and events. Total running time must be at least 2 minutes and not more than 30 minutes. Submissions must be received by September 15, 2011. Submission forms can be downloaded from

Admission to a block of shorts is $5 general admission and $2 for Film Society members. Depending on the number of shorts received, there will be one or two blocks, with different films shown at each block.

Source: City of North Charleston.