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Montana Film Office

Aug
18
2014
Big Sky Film Grant Application Deadline Changes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Monday, August 18, 2014

CONTACT:
Nik Griffith
Public Relations and Multimedia
Montana Film Office
Montana Department of Commerce
406.841.2879

 Montana Film Office Announces Changes to Big Sky Film Grant Deadlines

(HELENA) –Commissioner of the Montana Film Office, Deny Staggs, has announced changes to the application deadline for the Big Sky Film Grant.

As the Big Sky Grant Program moves into a new fiscal year and grant cycle, application deadlines have changed. Grant applications for consideration in 2014 must be submitted to the Montana Film Office by Saturday, November 15th. After that applications will be accepted on the 15th of every other month starting January 2015. Applications submitted digitally or by mail must arrive by midnight MST.

Part of the Montana Film Incentive Package, The Big Sky Film Grant is a $1 million dollar grant pool that offers funding to filmmakers looking to shoot in-state, resident filmmakers, in-state production companies, and film-festival bound Montanans.

Administered through the Montana Department of Commerce’s Montana Promotions Division, the grant allows applicants to apply for funding to complete film and multimedia projects which provide opportunities for Montana to appear in an indelible light on screens large and small.

For more information or to apply for the grant, the application may be found online at http://www.montanafilm.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/DRAFT_GrantApp.pdf.

For any questions regarding permitting, locations, or productions in Montana contact the Montana Film Office at montanafilm@mt.gov or 1.800.553.4563.