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Film News - The Buzz - Montana Film Office

Jan
17
2018
BZN International Film Festival

BZN International Film Festival June 7 — 10, 2018 Passes on sale January 31, 2018 and tickets go on sale in May. See attached flyer for more info. Bozeman Film Celebration is looking for films by and about women. BZN is currently accepting entries until mid March. See flyer for contact info and how to […]

Jan
11
2018
The Ballad of Lefty Brown Montana Film Festival Roadshow – Dates & Locations

Jan
8
2018
The Ballad of Lefty Brown Meet & Greet in Whitehall

Join us January 26th for a Meet and Greet, Movie, and Reception with Actor Bill Pullman and Director Jared Moshe! This premiere event will be held at the Star Theatre in Whitehall, MT on January 26 and is a fundraiser for the Jefferson Valley Museum. Your ticket includes all 3 events Meet and greet with Bill and Jared: The Star Theatre […]

Jan
8
2018
Seeking Film Instructors at MSU (Non-Tenure)

The School of Film & Photography seeks qualified individuals to provide non-tenurable instruction in the following areas in the School’s Film Option: film and related media studies, film and video production (all aspects), film industry, acting, directing, script writing, production management, science communication, wildlife and nature filmmaking, and digital media. Montana State University seeks qualified […]

Jan
3
2018
Call for Submissions for 2018 Wild Rivers Film Tour

Filmmakers, Funders, and Talent: We are calling for submissions for our homegrown, 2018 Wild Rivers Film Tour. This year, during the 50th Anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, we plan to show the film tour at nine stops in Montana: Big Sky, Bozeman, Billings, Columbia Falls, Emigrant, Ennis, Livingston, Missoula, and Red Lodge, […]

Dec
26
2017
Call For Entries: SHOOT BTS Photo Contest – Winter 2017 Edition

The SHOOT® 2017 Behind The Scenes Photo Contest – Winter Edition The Semi-Annual Contest is a showcase opportunity for Movie, TV, Commercials, Music Video and Web Video Content Producers who are creating, shaping and defining the motion picture production and post industry. Entry is FREE. Entries for the 2017 Winter Contest will be accepted now thru March […]

Dec
21
2017
Livingston Independent Film Seeks On-Set Costumer

We are currently looking for an on-set costumer with significant experience working in the costume department. We require someone ideally from Wednesday, December 27th – Wednesday, January 24th. We are based in Livingston, Montana and ideally we would like someone local, however, if need be we can provide accommodation for them. It would be fantastic […]

Dec
21
2017
MAPS 2017 Highlights

The Montana Film Office is pleased to share the amazing 2017 achievements from a respected member of our Montana Film Community: MAPS Media Institute. MAPS is a nationally recognized, award-winning independent media arts program that extends educational outreach across Montana. Visit mapsmediainstitute.com to learn more about the program.

Dec
18
2017
“Mickey and the Bear” feature film: CASTING CALL

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2017 — 12:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. Have you ever wanted to be in a movie? Do you have a talent you’ve always wanted to showcase? Do you like telling stories? If so, come check out the local casting/storytelling call we are having at the Anaconda High School this Wednesday, December 20th, from […]

Dec
18
2017
“Mickey and the Bear” feature film: CREW CALL

Producers are seeking CREW MEMBERS to work this summer in Anaconda, MT for filming of the feature film, “Mickey and the Bear.” CREW positions needed are as follows : Stunt Coordinator Production Manager Sound Mixer Hair and Make-Up Head Electrics/Grips (including Gaffers and Key Grips) AC’s Art Directors/Set Dressers / Propmasters Please send your resume […]

Dec
15
2017
Big Fork Independent Film Festival Call for Submissions

Bigfork, Montana: The Bigfork Independent Film Festival (BIFF) today announced its second annual festival and call for submissions. This boutique film festival is being held April 6 & 7, 2018 at the Bigfork Center for the Performing Arts in picturesque Bigfork, Montana. For 2018 the festival will be open to filmmakers throughout Northwest Montana. Read […]

Dec
1
2017
Elizabeth Guilliams Brings The Latest In Viral Video Gold to Montana

Lewistown, MT: Los Angeles based Director Elizabeth Guilliams scored big again by teaming up with the Central Montana Medical Center (CMMC) located in Lewistown, MT. CMMC hired Guilliams, a long time viral video guru, to deliver a commercial about their grant funded health care for people with chronic conditions. While most directors would find this […]

Dec
1
2017
2018 Sundance Film Festival features announced

“These films and voices offer a creative lens to view our complex times.” John Cooper, Director of the Sundance Film Festival The 2018 Sundance Film Festival feature films are here! Read about the 110 just-announced official selections in our new program; from thought-provoking documentaries and fresh dramas to kid-friendly picks, we have it all. Learn […]

Dec
1
2017
Horror Anthology Seeks Killer Short Films & Screenplays

Horror Anthology Seeks Killer Short Films & Screenplays CALL FOR ENTRIES – Grave Intentions Anthology is open for submissions. We’re looking for short films and short screenplays that broadly fit the horror genre, including suspense, thriller, fantasy, sci-fi, supernatural, etc. If your short would be at home on The Twilight Zone, Tales From the Crypt, […]

Dec
1
2017
THE BOZEMAN DOC SERIES: FACES PLACES

On Sunday, December 3rd, at 7pm at the Emerson Center, The Bozeman Doc Series presents the Montana premiere of the award-winning new documentary, Faces Places. The screening will be preceded at 6:00pm by a reception featuring food and drink in the Emerson lobby and the fourth annual Bozeman Doc Series silent auction featuring items from […]

Dec
1
2017
Native American Doc Challenge championed by Forrest Goodluck and premieres at Big Sky Doc Fest

Audience Awards is proud to announce the Native American Doc Challenge Native American, Hawaiian Pacific Islanders and First Nations of Canada filmmakers are invited to submit their short documentaries, 7 minutes and under, to the Audience Awards Native American Doc Challenge. An industry jury will judge the films and the top 8 films will screen at the […]

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 […]