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Jun
20
2018
BZN Film Festival A Stunning Success!

“As a film-lover, it was heartening to attend BZN— I’m encouraged to see such high regard for intelligent filmmaking.” – Ted Turner   Our Opening Night film was James Redford’s, Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution. The evening was mutually rewarding: “It was an honor to participate in the inaugural launch of BZN Film Festival. The films, […]

Jun
20
2018
Roxy Film Academy Summer Camps

Summer break is upon us. Do not wait to hear “I’m bored” from your kids. Sign them up today for a Roxy Film Academy Summer Camp. The RFA provides immersive hands-on summer camps that engage students to transform the content of their lives into creative visual stories using the tools and techniques of professional filmmakers. Each […]

Jun
20
2018
C21 Script Competition Open for Entries

The C21 Drama Series Script Competition, produced in association with Script Angel, has opened for entries, bidding to find the next big thing in international drama. Full information, guidelines and the online entry form can be found here.

Jun
20
2018
Montana Film Society Meetup

Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 5:30 pm  Ten Spoons Winery Tasting Room, Missoula Missoula Meet Up! $700 Door PRIZE drawing! Come network! A chance to win $700 door prize in gear rental door prize courtesy of Wise Foley Entertainment. Wise Foley Entertainment will be onsite with their brand new Indie-filmmaker trailer for an open house. […]

Jun
15
2018
Cambodia International Film Festival Open for Submissions

The Cambodia International Film Festival (CIFF) is calling for all filmmakers to submit for its 9th edition. The Cambodia Film Commission as a co-organizer offers a special discount waiver of 25 percent off during the early bird submission period. It’s time to submit. Please enter this code in FilmFreeway to enter: THANKYOUCFC. This code will be valid only until August 31, […]

Jun
15
2018
Northwest Filmmakers Festival Submissions Open

Submissions are now open for short and feature length films from filmmakers living in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, and Alaska. Deadline is August 13, 2018. Submit online at www.nwfilm.org/festivals/ or via Film Freeway.

Jun
15
2018
Screencraft Accepting Submissions

Accepting short films, feature films, documentaries, and series pilots. The Spring 2018 Film Fund grant program is open for applications. The final deadline is June 30 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time. Learn more and apply HERE. We are accepting applications from around the world (in English). Whether you have a simple screenplay or a film […]

May
31
2018
Montana Screenwriters Wanted for Anthology Series

American Selfie(s) is an original, scripted, Anthology series with each episode taking place in one of the fifty states. Fifty original, one-hour narratives that promise to take the viewer to every state in the union and capture something essential from each one – a story fundamental and distinctive about that state and the characters depicted […]

May
30
2018
Casting Call for Montana Tourism Commercial

We are looking for a family of 4 to star in a non-speaking role for a Montana Tourism Commercial. We’ve got two shoot dates and we could use a different family for each shoot. June 18 & 19 July 18-21 $1600/day ($400/person) + expenses paid FAMILY SPECIFICS: Parents age 35-45 | Kids age 7-13 Must […]

May
24
2018
Call For Entries: Native Americans Encouraged to Apply

The Lumbee Film Festival is June 23, 2018 in Pembroke, NC! American Indians are encouraged to send in their new, bold, original work for free!

May
24
2018
Roxy Film Academy Summer Camps – Missoula, MT

Calling Missoula’s aspiring young filmmakers! The Roxy Theater is offering four, one week summer camps through the Roxy Film Academy. The RFA provides immersive hands-on summer camps that engage students to transform the content of their lives into creative visual stories using the tools and techniques of professional filmmakers. Each camp runs Monday-Friday, 9 am-4 pm […]

Apr
26
2018
Casting Call For Feature Film Shooting Late Summer 2018, Missoula – Hamilton Area

Extras are being sought for a feature film scheduled to shoot late this summer in and around Missoula and Hamilton. “Montana Six Pack” is described by executive producer Michael David McGuire as “a boy/girl, family values love story set against a Montana background.” Montana Studios, LLC, and the Missoula Food Bank will host an open […]

Apr
19
2018
Open Casting Call for Native Americans

Rene Haynes Casting – Open Casting Call For the leads in an upcoming 1800s Action Adventure – Major Motion Picture Casting Director Rene Haynes (The Revenant, Rhymes for Young Ghouls, Winter in the Blood, New World, and Skins) and her team, who specializes in Native American and Indigenous casting, will be traveling to Lawton, OK […]

Mar
27
2018
2018 Bigfork Independent Film Festival April 6-7

Mar
27
2018
Early Bird Deadline to Austin Film Festival March 30!

Don’t Let Your Best Ideas Just Sit There! Early Bird Deadline for Austin Film Festival submissions is March 30! Austin Film Festival welcomes stories of all shapes, sizes, and structures to its world-renowned competitions. Before you became The Screenwriter, The Filmmaker, Playwright, or Oscar®-winning Documentarian (We premiered qualified this year’s Oscar® winner Heaven is a Traffic Jam on […]

Mar
19
2018
March and April Shows at The Ellen & Rialto in Bozeman

Visit BozemanFilmSociey.org for previews and more info!

Mar
19
2018
International Wildlife Film Festival Lineup Announced!

The full lineup of the 2018 International Wildlife Film Festival (April 14–22) in Missoula, MT has been revealed, and tickets are now on sale to the general public. Check out the complete schedule, packed with screenings from countries across the globe. To check out the lineup, head to wildlifefilms.org/films Don’t miss out—advance tickets for many events […]

Mar
16
2018
Montana Landscapes Provide a Sense of Place for High-Profile Releases in 2018

Press Release: Helena, MT, Thursday, March 15, 2018 Major film and digital media projects being released this year prove there’s nothing like the real thing for bringing Big Sky Country to the screen. Kevin Costner was last seen in Montana on the Hardy Creek Bridge, preparing to break up the crime ring surrounding Al Capone […]

Mar
14
2018
Yellowstone Series on Paramount Network Official Trailer

Mar
14
2018
Far Cry 5: Inside Eden’s Gate Short Film Released

Far Cry 5: Inside Eden’s Gate short film based on a fictional county in Montana. Filmed near Anaconda, MT. Watch the trailer HERE or watch the entire short film on Amazon Prime, HERE.

Mar
13
2018
Mountainfilm On Tour: Whitefish, Thursday, March 22

Mar
13
2018
Mountainfilm On Tour: Helena, Wednesday, March 21

Mar
13
2018
Mountainfilm on Tour: Great Falls, Tuesday, March 20

Mar
13
2018
The Mountain Lion and Me Premiere on Smithsonian Channel 

On the outskirts of Yellowstone National Park is Paradise Valley, Montana, home to bears, wolves, elk, and an animal so secretive, few ever get to see it: the mountain lion. Wildlife filmmaker Casey Anderson became one of those lucky few after following the tracks of the elusive cat from his backyard into the world of a […]

Mar
13
2018
Volunteers Needed for the 2018 Bigfork Film Festival

There are only 25 days from the opening of the 2018 Bigfork Independent Film Festival (BIFF) and there is still lots that needs to get done. The indie films being shown have been chosen, the film blocks have been decided, and the program is now finalized. The festival has added two new features this time: they will be showing 2 first-run, Montana-made films in […]

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Montana Film Office • 301 South Park Ave Helena, MT 59620 • tel: 800.553.4563 • 406.841.2876 • fax: 406.841.2877 • montanafilm@mt.gov