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Eligible Production Types

  • Feature Films
  • Scripted Television
  • Reality Television
  • Documentaries
  • Animation
  • Video Games
  • Webisodes
  • Talk Shows
  • Game Shows
  • Live Events
  • Commercials

Location Production Needs

  • Rural
  • Suburban
  • Snow
  • Tropical
  • Beaches/Ocean
  • Mountains
  • Lakes/Rivers
  • Deserts
  • Forests
  • City

Administrative Guidance

Big Sky Film Grant Guidelines

Montana Film Office

Allison Whitmer, Film Commissioner

301 South Park Avenue

Helena, MT 59620



% Grant

Project Criteria



50% of principal photography.

Program Guidelines



Additional Considerations

This grant is a rolling fund that renews every fiscal year on July 1st. Availability is subject to funding.

Completed applications must be received no less than 60 days prior to start of principal photography.

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