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Nov
5
2020
4th annual Nłʔay “En-th-a-eye” Indigenous Film Festival

The 4th annual Nłʔay “En-th-a-eye” Indigenous Film Festival is around the corner and coming to a screen in your home! Offering a wide selection of films from thriller to comedy each Saturday in November, tickets are $10/film and can be purchased HERE. Viewing times will remain open for twelve hours (12pm-12am Mountain Time) so you […]

Oct
13
2020
Crew Call: Feature Film, “Please Baby Please” – Butte

Feature Film shooting in Butte, MT is looking to fill these following positions: – PA– Costumer– Electric– Grip– Addl’ Hair Stylist– Addl’ Make-Up Artist– Sound Mixer– Boom Op All positions must be able to work local to Butte, MT. Please Baby Please Production TeamPBP Productions, LLC.pbpproductionsllc2020@gmail.com100 E Broadway St. Suite B-2 Butte, MT 59701(406) 431-9844

Oct
9
2020
Casting Call: Feature Film, “Please Baby Please”

“Please Baby Please”, Feature Film, Independent, SAG-AFTRA – Low BudgetLocation: Butte, MTSpeaking Roles SAGBG PAIDNO super visible tattoos, unless they are period (1950’s) SPEAKING ROLES: CAL – Undercover cop. Gruff and tuff. Male, age 40-60. White or Latinx.  LOIS – Short hair, masculine features. Very “character” with a unique and memorable features. Female, 40-60. White or Latinx. […]

Oct
9
2020
Casting Call: Butte

Casting Call ~ Butte ~ filming beginning October 19 2 female stand-ins:  both approximately 5’5” and very thin build ~ blonde & auburn/brown $150 per 12 hour day (15-30 days).  This is a great job ~ especially for someone who wants to learn about acting from the front line. We will also be hiring extras of all […]

Oct
9
2020
Free Screening for Indigenous Peoples Day: Dodging Bullets – Stories from Survivors of Historical Trauma

This film is being screened for free as part of a sponsorship with a Trauma Informed Care Group through Indigenous People’s Day. Then it is released on the major pay per view Networks. Partly filmed in Montana, it won Best Doc at Bigfork Indie Film Festival and Best Cinematography at Covellite. Watch the film for […]

Oct
7
2020
Casting Call: Expires 10/12/2020 at 2 pm

Candy Eyed Productions is casting for the 48-Hour Film Project. Find details and contact info HERE.

Oct
6
2020
Crew Call: Bozeman, Livingston

Checking crew call availability in the Bozeman/Livingston area.  If you are currently available (all positions) union and non-union, please reply to montanafilm@mt.gov with your CITY, NAME, PHONE, EMAIL and DEPARTMENT.

Oct
5
2020
Crew Call: Production Accounting Clerk

Crew Call: Production Accounting Clerk Part time to start: 3 days/week and 8 hour days. Need help with filing, check printing, and occasional runs to set. Tools needed: laptop, smart phone and reliable vehicle. Pay is $10/hour, $10/day kit fee, and mileage at the IRS rate. You do not need to have an accounting background, […]

Sep
23
2020
Casting Call: Music Video, “Mindfield”

Casting call for music video: Male – 25 to 35 in appearance, must be okay with hiking short distance. COVID-19 compliant production with 6 total cast and crew including this actor. No dialogue expected. Shoot is exclusively outdoors. Shooting will occur October 7th, 2020 in/around Glacier National Park area. Actor will be needed for half […]

Sep
14
2020
Casting Call: Feature Film “Slant Street”

“Slant Streets” is a feature film that will be filmed in Missoula. There is an OPEN CALL AUDITION on SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26TH from 10 am to 2 pm!The movie is filming from November 1 – 16. They are looking for several speaking roles and several “extra/background” actors. Some of the needed roles to be filled […]

Sep
9
2020
Live Entertainment Grant for Montana-Based Businesses

The Live Entertainment Grant Program is available to Montana-based businesses and non-profits that are directly engaged in the business of live entertainment, and whose revenues primarily come from live entertainment events. This grant is intended to ensure the long-term viability of live entertainment in Montana that has been severely impacted by COVID-19. Bars, restaurants, and […]

Aug
31
2020
Call for Submissions: The Creative Coalition

The Creative Coalition reminds all filmmakers and creatives to submit for the Spotlight Initiative Grant-making Program for Short Films, which will award up to $150,000 to three winning filmmakers selected to produce short films (up to 40 minutes). This year’s topic focuses on the untold story of obesity. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, September […]

Aug
31
2020
Downtown Missoula Video Contest

The Downtown Missoula Partnership and AudPop present the Missoula Downtown video contest. Call to Action:  Missoulians! You have from now until September 30 to create and submit a 60-90 second video that inspires people to come downtown, support our local businesses, and find new ways to experience Downtown Missoula. Our Goals: Showcase that Downtown Missoula […]

Aug
24
2020
Casting Call: Short Film – Broken Things

Aug
4
2020
Casting Call for Student Film: A Helping Hand

Jul
23
2020
Call for Entries: Malaysia International Film Festival

Learn more HERE.

Jul
22
2020
Request for Video Production Services: Great Falls Development Authority

The Great Falls Development Authority, Inc. (GFDA) is seeking a firm(s) with video production experience to write, produce, film and edit four short videos promoting living and doing business in the Great Falls trade area — Montana’s Golden Triangle. Learn more HERE.

Jul
14
2020
Casting Call for MT Opioids 2020 Campaign

On July 25th and 26th a casting will be held for a new series of spots for a MT OPIOIDS 2020 CAMPAIGN – “STIGMA” If you are unrepresented talent and are interested in being submitted by my agency please respond by the 19th of July. You do not need to be an ex-user or user, […]

Jun
26
2020
Call for Entries: Holly Weird Film Festival

Holly Weird Film Festival’s call for entries has just opened for the 2021 season and is currently taking submissions and seeking cool scripts and films from filmmakers around the world! Submit HERE and use discount code hollyweird2021.

Jun
24
2020
Montana Arts Council Announces the Availability of COVID-19 Emergency Funding

The Montana Arts Council (MAC) is pleased to announce the availability of COVID-19 emergency funding to offset losses and encourage continued creative efforts. MAC will award funds to nonprofit organizations, artists, and cultural workers in Montana. The funds come through the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) as part of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and […]

Jun
17
2020
Casting Call for Feature Film, Creatures – June 20, 2020 in Dupuyer

Jun
3
2020
Emmy Award Winning Composer Seeking Powerful Footage and Film Editing

Emmy Award Winning Composer is teaming up with filmmakers and record executives to release a series of internet videos. Seeking powerful footage and film editing to match the musical work of a multi Grammy and Oscar winning team.     Please inquire by sending an email to lance@bendiksenproductions.com or by calling 720-234-1234 Professional inquires only.  Thank you for your […]

Jun
1
2020
Montana is Now in Phase 2 of the State’s Reopening Plan

Please visit our page for all your filming and reopening questions:

Jun
1
2020
Submissions Now Open for the 18th Annual Big Sky Documentary Film Festival

The Big Sky Documentary Film Festival is now open for submissions, seeking documentary film entries in consideration for the 18th annual event planned for February 2021. The festival accepts submissions of non-fiction films of all forms, lengths, subject matters and genres. Deadlines for 2021 festival submissions:Earlybird Deadline – July 10, 2020Regular Deadline – September 30, 2020Late Deadline – October 16, […]

May
20
2020
Guidance for Out-of-State Travelers and Residents

The 14-day travel quarantine for out-of-state travelers and residents arriving from another state or country to Montana for non-work-related purposes will be lifted on June 1.  Governor Steve Bullock is asking visitors to do their part slow the spread of COVID-19 which means taking the same social distancing and sanitation precautions that Montanans are taking.  […]

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