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Nov
8
2017
ABS Payroll now able to provide Signatory Services!

SAG-AFTRA (Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists) DGA (Directors Guild of America) IATSE (International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees) Teamsters WGA (Writers Guild of America) PGA (Producers Guild of America) Actors Equity Association (live theatrical performance) ABS Payroll launches EDU Video Series! Educating our audience from FAQ’s to payroll basics. View Videos […]

Nov
3
2017
Dark Frames Films is now looking for cast and crew for a non-union, micro-budget feature film

Dark Frames Films is now looking for cast and crew for a non-union, micro-budget feature film from the director and writers of “Unfreedom” (2014). “Brown” (working title) is the story of an illegal immigrant who tries to make a new life in a small town. Despite his efforts to land a legitimate job, he falls […]

Oct
25
2017
3 Film Festivals, $12K in cash and prizes, all in 1 month 

Three short film festivals closing submissions in November 12 days left to submit to Social/Political Shorts Film Festival 19 days left to submit to Music Video Shorts Film Festival  19 days left to submit to Shorty Shorts Film Festival​ Awarding over $12,000 in cash & prizes & introducing talent to our Hollywood industry and influencer jury. Submit a […]

Oct
24
2017
National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center

Oct
24
2017
Walking Out – Montana Screenings

Oct
24
2017
MONTANA CASTING CALL 

LOCAL TALENT AS PAID EXTRAS IN THE TELEVISION SERIES “YELLOWSTONE” AS OF OCTOBER 25, MOST CURRENT EXTRA NEEDS ARE POSTED ON THE FACEBOOK PAGE!! DIRECTED BY TAYLOR SHERIDAN Casting Directors Kelly Hunt and Tracy Dixon are casting those interested in working on the Series, “Yellowstone” for Paramount.  Please see Yellowstone on IMDB!  Those who are […]

Oct
18
2017
Late Film Deadline for SXSW on October 20

Hello Film Community, Last week, SXSW announced the addition of Darren Aronofsky to the impressive 2018 Keynote lineup. The founder of Protozoa Pictures, Aronofsky is the director of mother!, Black Swan, Requiem for a Dream, and Pi, to name but a few. Other industry leaders added to the Featured Speaker lineup include Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter […]

Oct
17
2017
LOCAL TALENT AS PAID EXTRAS IN THE TELEVISION SERIES “YELLOWSTONE”

Montana CASTING CALL  LOCAL TALENT AS PAID EXTRAS IN THE TELEVISION SERIES “YELLOWSTONE” DIRECTED BY TAYLOR SHERIDAN Casting Directors Kelly Hunt and Tracy Dixon are casting those interested in working on the Series, “Yellowstone” for Paramount.  Please see Yellowstone on IMDB!  Those who are selected to work on the project as extras will be paid.  […]

Oct
16
2017
dan bell casting Casting Notice

SEARCHING FOR: CASTING for REAL TEEN FRIENDS and Unusual, Interesting Friendships Searching across the USA . • A GROUP OR PAIR OF TEENAGE FRIENDS LIVING IN A REMOTE LOCATION, IE: RURAL AMERICA or IN A SMALL TOWN. (13yrs and up) • LOOKING FOR OLD/LONG TIME FRIENDS (Should have known each other at least half of […]

Oct
16
2017
4 days left to submit to AudFest Horror Film Fest. Scream & Rocky Horror celebrities jury.

Introducing AudFest’s Horror Shorts Celebrity Jury Barry Bostwick is best known for playing BRAD MAJORS in the cult classic ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW and creating the role of DANNY ZUKO in the Broadway musical GREASE. Matthew Lillard is well known for his performances in over 50 films and television shows over the last 20 years. […]

Oct
13
2017
Montana made “Walking Out” in Montana Theatres near you!

MONTANA FILM FESTIVAL IN COLLABORATION WITH IFC FILMS AND A24 PRESENTS: MONTANA FILM FESTIVAL ROADSHOW This year as an extension of Montana Film Festival 2017, we are taking two critically acclaimed and shot-entirely-in Montana feature films on the road: WALKING OUT and THE BALLAD OF LEFTY BROWN. Contact roadshow@montanafilmfestival.org to bring the MTFF Roadshow to your theater.  […]

Sep
27
2017
BlueCat Screenplay Competition is back!

BlueCat Screenplay Competition is back! Hello, I am writing to you on behalf of the 2018 BlueCat Screenplay Competition. Below please find call for entries. We greatly appreciate shares to your blog and social channels regarding BlueCat’s 2018 call for entries. The BlueCat Screenplay Competition, now in its 20th year, is accepting submissions for its […]

Sep
27
2017
Zero Point Zero West Job Openings

Zero Point Zero West Job Openings: ZPZ West is an outpost of Zero Point Zero Productions, a NYC-based production company best known for No Reservations and Parts Unknown with Anthony Bourdain, MeatEater with Steven Rinella and Mind of a Chef.  We have one position open now. Editor / Junior Editor for Digital Video Content: ZPZ is looking for an experienced editor to cut digital web […]

Sep
20
2017
Short Film Auditions

Sep
20
2017
Show off your world in 8K for a chance to win $12,912 worth of equipment from DELL!

DELL is seeking films, 1-minute or under, shot in 8K to show the world the power and beauty of 8K footage on their brand new 8K monitors. Over the course of two contests, DELL wants you to capture the people in your neighborhood and outdoor adventures in stunning 8K! Learn More   Learn More Direct Questions to: […]

Sep
19
2017
CASTING CALL

Advertising Promotional Shoot – Non-Union Men & Women:  Active & fit people that enjoy the outdoors!   Desired Experience or Skills:  Mtn./Scenic Biking, Horseback Riding, XUV or ATV’s, Fly Fishing,  Zip Line, Sporting Clays, Hiking, Archery, Canoe or Kayak experience. You do not have to be proficient in each & every skill. Experience in some of […]

Sep
19
2017
ROY W. DEAN FILM GRANT Deadline EXTENDED to 10/14/17

ROY W. DEAN FILM GRANT     FOLLOW-UP:     •••Deadline EXTENDED to 10/14/17             (Due to natural disasters)     If you have posted our Fall Grant information, we sincerely thank you and if you have not posted our info for the last 2017 Grant, we would greatly appreciate your posting this:     •••Deadline EXTENDED to 10/14/17             (Due to natural disasters)     Final […]

Sep
18
2017
Submit your short films to AudFest, $30K in prizes for first round finalists

Call for Short Films: DOCUMENTARY EXPERIMENTAL SOCIAL/POLITICAL & more Over $30,000 in cash & prizes Submit to AudFest Submit a short documentary. $4296 in prizes. Winners screen at AudFest. Submit the obscure and abstract. $4296 in prizes. Winners screen at AudFest. Submit a social or political high impact film. $4296 in prizes. Winners screen at […]

Sep
13
2017
Lunch with the Filmmakers Andrew & Alex Smith

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 12:10 PM Large Meeting Room at the Lewis & Clark Library Bring your own lunch and meet the filmmakers Andrew & Alex Smith. The first 15 people through the door win tickets to their film “Walking Out” showing at the Myrna Loy Center that night. Alex & Andrew will discuss making […]

Sep
13
2017
Crew! 

I want to officially invite you to the Montana Film Festival in Missoula October 5-8 at the Roxy Theater. WALKING OUT & LEFTY BROWN will screen! Check http://www.montanafilmfestival.org/ for dates and times. Also, please come to the Montana Film Forum on Saturday morning and lets talk about how things are going, what is working? What isn’t? […]

Sep
13
2017
MSU senior film looking for actors for 2 parts:

Sam: An astronaut returning from a long deep space mission. Male or female, age 20-40. C.A.S.H.: All ages and genders. Voice only. A sarcastic, intelligent AI. The film is about an astronaut on his voyage home to Earth after a lengthy mission in deep space. When something goes wrong it’s up to him and his […]

Sep
13
2017
Final Roy Dean Film Grant for 2017.

Last chance to win $30,000 in goods and services and cash. This Grant closes 9/30/17 and we want films that are unique and make a contribution to society.  Features, shorts, docs, and web series are eligible.fromtheheartproductions.com Any questions, call 805-984-0098 and we will be happy to guide you. Carole Dean, President From the Heart Productions Author, […]

Sep
8
2017
AUDITIONS this Saturday: 

MSU Senior thesis film seeking men aged 20-30 and 1 woman aged 35-55. Previous work experience and head shots are not needed. This would be an unpaid experience however the hope is that the film will be submitted to film festivals across the country. This film is a comedy/mockumentary named The Second Annual Running with […]

Sep
6
2017
MontanaPBS Announces Screenings of New C.M. Russell Documentary

MontanaPBS will screen a new documentary about Montana’s cowboy artist Charles M. Russell in seven locations across Montana in September and October.             C.M. Russell and the American West is the first major film exploration of Russell’s life, art, writings, and enduring legacy. The film tells Russell’s story through interviews with scholars, biographers, and experts, […]

Aug
25
2017
Casting Call for Lead NATIVE AMERICAN ACTOR

  Casting Call for Lead NATIVE AMERICAN ACTOR Looking for: Female Native American Ages: 16-25 No acting experience necessary! Only AMBITION is a must! Does not have to live in Montana to audition. Please join us at the location with your headshot: Skagg Buiding Room 169 University of Montana September 2nd: 10 am-1 pm We […]