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Call For Entries: 2023 Big Sky Documentary Film Festival

Big Sky Doc Fest

The Big Sky Documentary Film Festival is now open for submissions, seeking documentary film entries for the 20th annual festival in February 2023. The festival accepts submissions of nonfiction films of all forms, lengths, subject matters and genres. 

Big Sky is the premier venue for documentary film in the American West, selected for six years running by MovieMaker Magazine’s 50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee. An Oscar-qualifying event for short documentaries, Big Sky is a competitive event with cash awards in four categories. The festival hosts over 200 visiting artists over 10 days each year and is a Top-100 Best Reviewed festival on Film Freeway. In addition to screenings, Big Sky hosts the DocShop filmmaker’s forum, a 5-day industry conference geared towards filmmakers, innovators, students, and media industry leaders that explores cutting-edge ideas shaping the field of documentary film today. DocShop culminates with the Big Sky Pitch for works-in-progress.

Deadlines for 2023 Submissions:

Early Bird Deadline – July 15, 2022

Regular Deadline – September 11, 2022

Late Deadline – October 7, 2022

Submissions HERE

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