Mary Lee Herman made her first trip to Myrtle Beach this week in order to premiere her film "The Necklace" at the city's sixth annual film festival.
"The Necklace" is an independent film focusing on a conversation between two sisters, according to Herman, the film's director and a Colorado resident. It was shown Wednesday, day two of the five-day festival.
Herman said she was really pleased with the response her debut received, and she was even more pleased with the "very vivacious" city where her work is being shown.
"I love the fact that this is how I'm coming [to Myrtle Beach]," Herman said.
In its sixth year, the Myrtle Beach International Film Festival, which concludes Saturday, has witnessed a growth in the number of films showcased. The organizers are also expecting a few thousand people to take part in the event.