Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Regular Deadline Approaching for 2013 Big Sky Documentary Film Festival


Regular Deadline - Postmarked  by September 10, 2012
Final Deadline - Postmarked  by October 16, 2012
Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, the premier venue for nonfiction film in the American West, is seeking submissions for its ninth annual event. From February 15-24, 2013 the festival will screen 100+ films, including world and U.S. premieres, classics, rare and experimental works in several venues including the historic Wilma Theater in downtown Missoula, Montana.  In addition to ten days of screenings, public and VIP events and receptions, the festival will feature Big Sky Doc Shop, a four-day industry forum with panel discussions, workshops and pitch sessions.

Celebrating its tenth anniversary in 2013, Big Sky draws an annual audience of 15,000, including thousands of enthusiastic documentary fans, filmmakers, distributors, broadcasters and industry professionals.  Held in the idyllic mountain town of Missoula, Montana, Big Sky has grown to become the largest cinema event in Montana, and a destination for documentary devotees from around the world.

The competitive event is open to non-fiction films and videos of all genres, subject matter, lengths and production dates. Awards and cash prizes will be given for Best Documentary Feature (over 50 minutes), Best Documentary Short (15-50 minutes), Best Mini-Doc (under 15 minutes) and best documentary about the American West (the Big Sky Award).

DVD (NTSC/PAL) and online screeners accepted for preview.

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Unknown said...

Where were you when Art changed?

Unknown said...

Nice reviews.