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Montana Film Office

Jan
31
2013
Press: January 2013

Best of 2012: Billings has fun., Payne and everything in between

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Picture by Casey Page

Just before the holiday movie season got us revved up for blockbusters like “Les Miserables” and “The Hobbit,” Academy Award winning filmmaker Alexander Payne marched into town with Will Forte and Bruce Dern to film “Nebraska.” It’s a low-budget black and white film, but hey, wasn’t “The Artist” as well?

Memorable moment: Watching Will Forte running back and forth on the sidewalk in front of the bus station on First Avenue.

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Film Commissioners Take on Sundance

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Courtesy of Film This!

Many of the world’s leading independent filmmakers that flocked to this year’s Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah had the privilege to meet with government entities providing production hubs, industry sessions, parties, and more. According to Kevin Clark, executive director at the Association of Film Commissioners International(AFCI), Sundance 2013 was attended by more than 20 AFCI members, including those from Louisiana, Utah, Florida, North Carolina, California, Montana, San Antonio, Houston, Austin, Quebec, Dominican Republic, Illinois and New York.

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