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Montana Film Office

Film News - The Buzz - Montana Film Office

Dec
5
2016
PROPMAKERS & FINISH CARPENTERS, MASTER PAINTERS

The Montana Film Office is currently updating our database of EXPERIENCED set designers, set propmakers, finish carpenters, and master painters. Thorough knowledge of industry standard set construction techniques is an ABSOLUTE must. Please register or update your current crew listing in our Reel Scout database. List build credits, job titles, and film/project worked on and […]

Nov
30
2016
Associate Documentary Film Producer

Seeking Associate Film Producer to work on a feature documentary film project with a small crew. This project will have national distribution and covers a timely story that is environmentally focused. – Advanced organizational, communication, and computer skills are absolutely necessary. – Project management skills in long-format storytelling and workflow. Experience as a producer is […]

Oct
18
2016
Montana Film Producer Michael Wickes, is seeking to bring an Assistant Documentary Film Producer on-board

Montana Film Producer Michael Wickes, is seeking to bring an Assistant Documentary Film Producer on-board: Job Description : Assistant documentary film Producer. –       Advanced film making, organizational, communication skills and computer skills are absolutely necessary. –       Experience as a producer is a plus. Project management skills in long-format storytelling and workflow. –       Starting office hours […]

Oct
18
2016
Extras Casting for Filming in Livingston Area : Oct 29 – Nov 1

Tina Buckingham, Casting Director, is looking for extras for a feature film that will be shooting in the Livingston area from Oct 29 – Nov 1. The film takes place in 1960’s era Montana, so no modern looks, please. Looking for: – Men 20’s to 50’s, to play wild fire-fighters, including Native Americans. – Boys […]

Oct
14
2016
Montana talent search

NASS Talent Management is looking for actors and non actors interested in being submitted for current and future TV, FILM, PRINT and VOICE-OVER  projects nationally and locally though out the state of MT.  The area locations that we will be needing talent for within the next  months are, Billings, Helena , Missoula, Great Falls.  If […]

Sep
8
2016
Talent needed for PSA TV Commercial being shot September 19-23, 2016 in MONTANA

NASS Talent Management will be accepting photos and audition videos from new talent for a non union TV PSA COMMERCIAL that will be shooting in the BILLINGS, BUTTE, MISSOULA, BOZEMAN AREA this September. If you are interested in submitting please email knownagent.js@gmail.com. Include a CURRENT close up picture of yourself and one full body along with […]

Aug
17
2016
EXTRAS CASTING – OPEN CALL

The Ballad of Lefty Brown –  independent feature film shooting September in Virginia City and Bannack Montana.   Thursday, August 25  ENNIS  4pm – 6pm – deck behind The Sportsman Saturday, August 27  DILLON    4pm – 6pm – Kiwanis park Pavillion across from Big Sky Cinema                         (in case of bad weather: Old Depot Theatre)   […]

Aug
11
2016
Safety Expert/Set Medic Needed

Television film crew shooting in the Great Falls area is looking for an experienced Safety Person.   Location: Great Falls, MT   Shoot Days: August- October   Job Duties Include: -Providing crew with added support -Making sure crew and cast are performing tasks safely – Providing Emergency Medical Assistance if needed This could be a […]

Aug
5
2016
Production Assistant Needed

Television film crew shooting in the Great Falls area is looking for an experienced on set production assistant. Location: Great Falls, MT Shoot Days: August- October Job Duties Include: Providing crew with added support Running production errands Loading/Unloading Equipment Crafty Compensation:  $150/day (12 hrs.)   This is a hands on opportunity for someone interested in […]

Jul
7
2016
Location Coordinator position open at the Montana Film Office

The Montana Film Office is seeking candidates for the Location and Project Coordinator position to join the team at the Montana Office of Tourism and Business Development. This exciting position is a combination of marketing and technical assistance, promoting Montana as a filming destination and providing support services to productions in state. Applicants should have […]

Jun
27
2016
Call for Submissions: HATCH Experience

The HATCH Experience, held annually in Big Sky and Bozeman, Montana, evolved from the early days into a community, movement, and a series of experiences designed to ACTIVATE CREATIVITY to HATCH a better world. In it’s 13th year, HATCH experience is a four day annual retreat-meets-summit gifted to 150 of the most provocative innovators, inventors, […]

Jun
11
2016
Web Series Seeking Talent

Comedy web series “Welcome to Big Sky Adventures” shooting in Billings September 2-6 is seeking talent for multiple roles in their pilot episode. Open casting will take place at BOSS Studio, 2814 2nd Ave, behind the Babcock theater in Billings at the following times: Saturday June 18th from 10:00am to 4:00pm Sunday June 26th from […]

May
17
2016
FEATURE FILM CASTING MULTIPLE ROLES

A feature film by an award-winning filmmaker is casting several supporting and background roles in an upcoming modern western. Must be available in June and possibly July. No acting experience necessary, but please be comfortable in front of a camera. (Interested in discovering new or up-and-coming talent. This is a great opportunity for people looking […]

May
17
2016
Casting Call – Three Roles in Short Film

A short film shooting in the Bozeman area this summer, “Willow Creek Road,” is seeking the following roles. Synopsis: Ruth (30), a lonely housewife in rural Belgrade, Montana, becomes obsessed with her neighbor Joey (40), a seemingly neglectful, single mother. When Joey fails to pick her kids up after school one day, a painful secret […]

May
4
2016
Big Sky Documentary Film Festival Hiring a Festival Producer

The Big Sky Film Institute is hiring a Festival Producer for the 2017 Big Sky Documentary Film Festival.  The Big Sky Documentary Film Festival is the largest annual festival of non-fiction film in the American West. The festival draws an audience of 20,000 and film entries from every corner of the globe, with 150 non-fiction […]

Apr
15
2016
CREW CALL: Sound Mixer

PRODUCTION DETAILS: NYU Tisch student short film seeking sound mixer (who can boom op as well). This is a Western thriller set in the 1860s following two women, a pioneer widow and an escaped slave, together on the run towards their individual freedoms as they’re chased by a bounty hunter. Shooting on April 25th – […]

Apr
13
2016
Casting Call: Supporting Role for Short Film

A short film project is casting a young boy in a supporting role. The project shoots in Belgrade in July, $50/day (1-2 days). LOG LINE: Phil and Julia struggle to raise their son, Peter, given the financial hardship hitting their farm. When Phil makes a terrible mistake, it threatens to ruin not just his family’s […]

Apr
7
2016
Casting Call: four male roles for Kalispell project

Production team now casting for significant supporting roles for an independent mystery/thriller/horror feature film. Shooting will take place in April and early May for 5-7 days. The film will be shot in Kalispell and surrounding areas. The roles are paid (pay rate TBD). ROLES: SPENCER: (Male, mid-to-late teens, caucasian) Has a snarky sense of humor. […]

Apr
1
2016
Casting Call – Commercial Shoot in Missoula

UPDATE: This role has been cast and the call is closed. Television director is casting for 30 second spot for meth prevention and awareness in Montana and surrounding states. Both union and non-union actors and actresses are encouraged to audition. Non-actors and actresses are encouraged. There is little dialogue in the ad, we are looking […]

Feb
17
2016
Guide to Montana Connections at 2016 Big Sky Documentary Film Festival

Built by the passion and commitment of some of Montana’s most talented filmmakers, the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival has grown to be the largest cinema event in Montana, and we can’t wait to see the talents of Montana’s homegrown film industry featured in this annual event. We’ve combed through the 2016 lineup with the […]

Feb
10
2016
Casting Call: Model needed for still shoot

UPDATE: THIS CALL IS NOW CLOSED. The role has been cast. A Montana production company is seeking talent for a still shoot that will take place in Superior, MT as soon as the role is cast. Compensation: $100. ROLE: Male aged 21-25, very thin, lanky (tall is ok) and gaunt. Character: a fatigued and battle-weary […]

Jan
28
2016
Flairdog Productions to Hold Open Casting/Crew Call

Flairdog Productions will be producing its second fiction feature movie this spring entitled “River Rats”. The road trip comedy will be shot in the Helena, Montana and the surrounding areas. A casting call will be held in Bozeman at the Video Communications Building on the campus of Montana State University at 10 a.m. and going […]

Dec
8
2015
Feature film casting role for female age 18-25

A feature film by an award-winning filmmaker is casting female talent, age 18-25, in a key supporting role in an upcoming modern western. Must be available 2-3 weeks in February 2016 and a week in June 2016. No acting experience necessary, but please be comfortable in front of a camera. (Interested in discovering new or […]

Dec
8
2015
Livingston film to premiere at Sundance 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 8, 2015 CONTACT: Rachel Gregg |  Montana Film Office | Public Relations and Multimedia | 406.841.2880 | rgregg2@mt.gov MONTANA SHOT FEATURE FILM “CERTAIN WOMEN” EARNS OFFICIAL SELECTION & WORLD PREMIERE AT 2016 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL Montana-made feature film Certain Women, which shot in Livingston, Mont. in March and April of this […]

Dec
2
2015
Commercial Casting in Bozeman

Two male characters are needed for a national commercial (SAG) shooting in the Bozeman area December 11-13. Characters: Farmer #1 age 40-50, Caucasian Farmer #2 age 55-65, Caucasian or Hispanic looking Authentic farmer types: strong, rugged, friendly, hard working, weathered. A man’s face with a unique look to him. Not the typical handsome commercial guy. […]