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Film News - The Buzz - Montana Film Office

Jun
6
2017
A River Runs Through it turns 25

In October, it will be 25 years since the release of the iconic film, which is based on a 1976 book about family and fly fishing on Montana’s Blackfoot River written by Norman Maclean, a University of Chicago literature professor who grew up in Missoula. On the 25th anniversary of Montana’s most-iconic movie, experience A […]

Jun
1
2017
A great opportunity for film students to get their feet wet.

On 06.10.2017 we have a need to film a group of about 150-200 Marine Corps & Navy Bikers (Leathernecks M.C. International) as they ride along Montana’s scenic back roads from Billings and then through Columbus and Red Lodge. We need cameras to be positioned in two separate locations, so in essence we will need two […]

May
24
2017
CASTING CALL FOR MSU VIDEO PROJECT

Casting director, Tina Buckingham, is looking for the following talent: Main Roles: Veronica: Female Military Vet, mid-30s, Divorced mom raising child alone, works at a diner to make ends meet, has self-esteem issues Jason: Male, early 40’s, Iraq War Vet turned Rancher, Expert Marksman who loves to hunt, but currently facing financial difficulties on his […]

May
15
2017
Shopping Mall – Casting Call – May 2017

www.shoppingmallthemovie.com   Shopping Mall – Synopsis Three small town characters are inching toward their breaking points. This film explores their personal pain, suffering & madness which could bring all of them to kill as many as they can, at a local Shopping Mall in small town America. Fifty people are dead and more injured. Three […]

May
1
2017
Casting Call

Casting Director, Tina Buckingham is looking for the following talent: Males 30’s 40’s 50’s Hunters, farmers, ranchers (rugged good looks) Females 30’s & 40’s – outdoorsy Requirements: Comfortable spending all day outdoors rain or shine. Comfortable on motorcycles, ATVs or off-road vehicles. Comfortable on camera. Smile easily. Exude confidence. Follow direction. Comfortable and Skilled at ad-libing outdoor tasks: […]

Apr
20
2017
Zero Point Zero West Job Openings:

ZPZ West is an outpost of Zero Point Zero Productions, a NYC-based production company best known for No Reservations and Parts Unknown with Anthony Bourdain, MeatEater with Steven Rinella and Mind of a Chef.  We have one position open in our Bozeman office now. Assistant Editor / Junior Editor for Digital Video Content: This individual has experience organizing footage and editing, AVID experience or willingness to learn […]

Apr
18
2017
CASTING CALL for “BIG FORK” FEATURE FILM –

CASTING CALL for “BIG FORK” FEATURE FILM – “BIG FORK” is currently looking to cast several roles in their upcoming feature film! Story line: A group of friends reunite in Montana for a weekend wedding. The problem is, the wrong people are getting married. Actors should email me at brittanismithcasting@gmail.com if they would like to […]

Apr
14
2017
MSU STUDENT FILMMAKER SEEKS CAST FOR SHORT

Will Green, a Film Student at MSU Bozeman, is seeking one male actor, preferably early to mid thirties. Rehersal will be on Sunday, April 23rd, with shooting to occur the next day, Monday the 24th. Pay will be $10 for rehearsal on Sunday, and $15 for filming on Monday. Email Will for details : augustwilliamgreen@gmail.com

Mar
20
2017
Film Intern

This position will assist the film office in creating media content, answer production phone calls, and scout filming locations for productions coming into the state. The ability to operate a PC or MAC computer is required. Qualifications: Interest in PR, Website Communication, Film and Media production, Adobe Suite, video editing, photography, videography, database, Excel, and […]

Mar
6
2017
CASTING CALL FOR A NEW TV SHOW.

Double Act Productions is developing a show for Animal Planet featuring American families who’ve moved off grid and into the wild. We are looking for families that have a important connection with their pets or the surrounding wildlife. If your family is interested in taking part and currently lives in a remote part of the […]

Feb
13
2017
Casting Call

Tina Buckingham is looking for real people for a lifestyle commercial. Men and women in mid 20’s to early 40’s, plus older teens.  Please note if you can ski – both cross country and backcountry. Open ethnicity.  Real people.  Should be approachable and somewhat attractive. Please submit photos: one close up (head shot) and one […]

Feb
2
2017
SHORT FILM CASTING CALL – MISSOULA

University of Montana Filmmaker, Hyein Kang, invites local talent to participate in a casting call for an upcoming short film, entitled “THE ATTEMPT” – interested individuals may email Hyein directly at  ‘jh6929d@gmail.com’ for inquiries, additional details, time, place, roles available, script readings, and auditions.

Jan
30
2017
MONTANA OFFICE OF TOURISM AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PHOTO CALL

*All photos must be shot in Montana* Except for Yellowstone National Park submissions DEADLINE: January 31, 2017 Happy 2017! The Montana Office of Tourism and Business Development (MOTBD) is conducting a photo call to solicit images needed for promotional efforts and invites you to submit your original work for consideration. DESIRED USAGE: Five year, non-exclusive […]

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 […]