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Feb
20
2019
Video Contest for Female Filmmakers

Women In Film, in partnership with Chloe Wine Collection, seeks to recognize and reward five female filmmakers who are putting women at the center of the story. The Challenge: Female filmmakers are encouraged to submit a 2-minute short film or a 2-minute excerpt of a feature film that puts women at the center of the […]

Feb
20
2019
SHOOT 17th Annual New Directors Search Is On

This is SHOOT’s 17th annual worldwide search to discover the best up-and-coming directors who, based on their initial work, show promise to soon make major positive contributions to advertising and/or entertainment in its traditional and emerging forms. The 25-30 Showcase Finalists will receive priceless worldwide exposure. Directors who have been directing professionally less than 3 […]

Feb
20
2019
Columbia Film Festival Introduction & Upcoming Submission Deadlines

The Columbia Film Festival is still accepting regular submissions through February 21st – then move into the late submission period until March 15th. Columbia Film Festival is using Film Freeway for filmmakers to submit their films HERE. This growing annual film event is presented in partnership with the long running Columbia Festival of the Arts. […]

Feb
19
2019
Roy W. Dean Film Grant for 2019 Accepting Applications

For indie filmmakers that need help starting or completing their film, the Spring 2019 Roy W. Dean Film Grant is now accepting submissions.  Celebrating its 27th year, the Roy W. Dean Film Grant is awarded to a unique film that contributes to society.  Winner will receive $3,500 cash and $30,000 in film production services to […]

Feb
8
2019
Job Announcement: Assistant Filmmaker & Editor with Tippet Rise Art Center

This position’s primary responsibility is to assist in all aspects of film productions, camera operation, equipment management and post production editing. The individual must be positive and proactive and willing to work towards the common goals and objectives of Tippet Rise. The candidate should have experience working in film production and editing, and must also […]

Feb
8
2019
Two Day Strategic Grant Development Workshop: Missoula

Dates: March 14 – 15, 2019 Time: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Place: University of Montana, Missoula Sign up today for our two-day Grant Writing workshop, and Learn How to Write Successful Proposals in 2019. You need practical advice on how to plan and write effective proposals that will win grants for your organization, for […]

Jan
14
2019
MSU Celebrates Grand Opening of Norm Asbjornson Hall

A series of lectures and performances centered on the themes of World War II will celebrate the grand opening of Montana State University’s Norm Asbjornson Hall with five events this January 14-17 and 25. Among these is My Family’s Miraculous Escapes from Nazi Germany and Front Row at Nuremberg. The exciting lineup is detailed HERE. […]

Jan
7
2019
Markee Magazine Requests Industry Input for New Website

Markee Magazine is back online. The new website is live and looking for input from all the Markee supporters of the past. Markee is asking for updated information on your opportunities, incentives, and contacts so they can add a Locations section with illustrations and content. There is no charge for this directory section. Obviously, once the […]

Dec
19
2018
Call for Entries to Noida International Film Festival

6th Noida International Film Festival (NIFF) 2019 brings the best in independent and alternative cinema. NIFF is an inclusive festival that welcomes all types of short films & feature films from creative minds around the world. In addition to film screenings, our festival features Q&A sessions, master classes, networking and more. Submit through the festivals […]

Dec
19
2018
Bozeman Film Celebration Announces Ted Turner Award

BOZEMAN, MONTANA….the TED TUNER AWARD is a $5,000 cash award given to the film that most inspires environmental stewardship. The film will be screened at BZN International Film Festival June 6-9, 2019. We were thrilled that Mr. Turner attended the opening night of last spring’s inaugural BZN International Film Festival (which featured Jamie Redford’s Happening: […]

Dec
13
2018
Scam Notice

Film Friends, It’s the time of year when scammers come out of the woodwork, and we’ve received quite a few calls about scams targeted at crews and suppliers here in Montana. These consist mostly of the fake cashier’s check scam, where they want to send you a check in pre-payment, and you send them the […]

Nov
19
2018
Visit Montana Warm Season Photo Call

Hello from the Montana Office of Tourism and Business Development! Planning is already underway for Visit Montana’s 2019 warm season campaign. Once again, we invite you to submit your original work for licensing consideration. In past photo calls we have asked for very specific subject matter, prioritizing certain activities and asking that people always be […]

Nov
13
2018
Call for Entries to the 2018 Mumbai Shorts International Film Festival

The 7th Mumbai Shorts International Film Festival is looking for short films for this year’s program. They are looking for projects that other film festivals are afraid of. For more info on submitting, click here. Entry Deadline: November, 1 2018. Festival will be held December, 2 2018 in Mumbai, India

Nov
13
2018
Casting Call for Father, Mother & Son – Livingston

Local filmmaker and film professor from MSU is shooting a small, humble film trailer. The project was recently moved to the second round of a competitive film grant and a trailer was asked to help the decision makers. The film project is based off an original script and being developed and produced locally with Montana […]

Oct
22
2018
KUSM-TV MontanaPBS Seeks News and Public Affairs Producer

Position: News and Public Affairs Producer Location: KUSM-TV – MontanaPBS (Bozeman, MT) How to apply: For complete job announcement and application procedures, go to: https://jobs.montana.edu/postings/13685 Description:  KUSM-TV | MontanaPBS is seeking a motivated, professional, and experienced News and Public Affairs producer. This individual will develop and produce programs addressing community issues, current events, political coverage as well as general […]

Oct
18
2018
Rocky Mountain Entertainment Agency Hosting Casting Calls

Rocky Mountain Entertainment Agency will be hosting castings for the project I Am Like You throughout the state. When you arrive at the casting please have your lines memorized and be prepared to have your submission filmed at that time. If you are unable to make it to a casting to be filmed please look over the […]

Oct
18
2018
FILMLITES Camera Demo Event – Bozeman, October 23

Oct
18
2018
BZN International Film Festival Event in Helena

Oct
16
2018
MUSIC VIDEO CASTING / SUBMISSIONS

NASS TALENT MANAGEMENT is looking for new talent to be in MUSIC VIDEO shooting in Fishtail MT Nov 1-2-3, 2018. If you are interested in having NASS Talent Management represent you for this project and future projects, please email at Knownagent.js@gmail.com current photos of you so the agency can set up a time for you […]

Oct
12
2018
2019 Science Fiction and Fantasy Short Film Festival Call For Entries

The Museum of Pop Culture is now accepting entries for the 2019 Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival (SFFSFF)! The fourteenth-annual festival will screen in Seattle, Washington in early 2019. We’re looking forward to this year’s excellent submissions from around the world, and wanted to let you know about it too! From now through […]

Oct
11
2018
MT Dept of Commerce/Office of Tourism and Business Development Seeks Program Manager

This position is responsible for helping implement the Industry Services and Outreach activities for the Montana Office of Tourism and Business Development with the Department of Commerce including the following programmatic elements: Made in Montana Program and Trade Show, Cultural Tourism Development and Promotion, AgriTourism/Culinary Tourism Development and Promotion, Strategic Planning, Funding Procurement, Community Assessment, Montana […]

Oct
11
2018
Phishing Scam for Montana Film People

Phishing scam from a company claiming to be in Japan. Spencer Wong will contact you via text, saying he got your information from the MT Film Office. He claims to work for a Japanese Animation Company called P.A. Works. The number is an Ohio # 419.777.4388. This is a mirrored number and has no connection […]

Oct
11
2018
AT&T Presents: Untold Stories – Call for Entries

AT&T and Tribeca have teamed up to launch a new film initiative, AT&T Presents: Untold Stories – An Inclusive Film Program in Collaboration with Tribeca that will ensure that diverse storytellers always have a screen to shine on. AT&T will provide funding of up to $1 million for 1 talented filmmaker to create his, her or their film, and Tribeca […]

Oct
11
2018
Bozeman Debut of “Life Interrupted”

Bozeman Film Society welcomes award-winning director and 2-time breast cancer survivor, Paula Mozen, for the Bozeman Premiere of her inspiring new documentary. Life Interrupted is a powerful film featuring intimate stories of several survivors including the filmmaker herself. Notable for its unflinching view from the survivor’s perspective, this locally produced documentary is not to be missed! Discussion follows with Paula and […]

Oct
4
2018
The Academy Grants Program Opportunity

The Academy Grants program directly supports the overall mission of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences: to recognize and uphold excellence in the motion picture arts and sciences, inspire imagination, and connect the world through the medium of motion pictures. The program also supports the Academy’s commitment to diversity in the industry. Diversity encompasses artists […]

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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