Reedy Reels Film Festival promotes the appreciation of the art of film-making while generating support for independent film-makers especially in the Upstate of South Carolina. The festival will engage the community and create exposure for local film-making while building inspiration and new opportunities for local artists.

Awards given for:
Feature film
Wildlife Conservation (prize includes animal artwork)
Short Film
Student Film
South Carolina (Local)

Suggestions for all Entries

No mail-in submissions accepted. Only online submissions.

Please provide a synopsis or description that does not go beyond one page.

In addition, please also provide a list of Cast and Crew members that does not exceed 2 pages.

There is no limit to the number of entries you may submit. A separate entry and entry fee must accompany each work. (Example: Two tapes, two entry submissions, two photos, two money orders, etc...)

To qualify for student fees, a current student ID must be included with the submission.

The Reedy Reels Film Festival reserves the right not to choose a winner from any of the following categories: Screenplay, Animation, Student, Feature, Documentary, Best Actress, Best Actor, Director, Automotive, and Short.

No refunds will be given on submission fees.


By your submission of a program to the Reedy Reels Film Festival you authorize us to use your program in all promotions for the festival. This would include encore presentations after the festival to which accepted.

Overall Rating
  • Brittany Brock

    Great festival. Super friendly team and staff. Amazing venue!

    November 2018
  • Thomas Nazario

    Thank you, Reedy Reels, for being so welcoming to 20 local high school kids and their teacher who came to see our film, "Living on a Dollar a Day". We couldn't make it in person, but they said they had a great time. Best of luck and continued success to your festival!

    November 2018
  • The festival was great! The venues were beautiful and the organizers are very professional and friendly. We look forward to next year.

    November 2018
  • Dan Hale

    All around excellent festival experience! The organizers were always friendly and accommodating, and the venues were beautiful. Can't wait until next year!

    November 2018
  • Daljit Kalsi

    Great festival in a great venue! Looking forward to returning with a new film in 2018.

    December 2017