Big Sky Documentary Film Fest Deadline Approaches

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Wed, 08/27/2008 - 20:00 -- Nick Dager

The Big Sky Documentary Film Festival the premier venue for non-fiction film in the American West is seeking submissions for its sixth annual event to be held February 13-22. Final deadline for submissions is October 20. The festival will screen 100 films including world and U.S. premieres classics rare and experimental works on Montana's largest screen at the historic Wilma Theater in downtown Missoula Montana. In addition to 10 days of screenings the event will feature many public and VIP events including panel discussions galas receptions and networking round tables. 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). VHS (NTSC/PAL) DVD (NTSC/PAL) DVCAM (NTSC/PAL) HDV (NTSC) and miniDV (NTSC/PAL) are accepted for preview. Contestants may enter online at or download an entry form in pdf format at Those who wish to have an entry form e-mailed to them in pdf format may send a request to [email protected]. Big Sky Documentary Film Festival