Big Sky Virtual Documentary Film Festival

Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 at 2:00pm

Online
Missoula, MT 59801

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Schedule:

DocShop: Producing for Impact

Does your film subject exist beyond the scope of your film itself? Join us for a case study discussion with filmmakers of festival selections Youth v. Gov and Manzanar, Diverted: When Water Becomes Dust on how they built and continue to build their robust impact campaign to accompany their film. Youth v Gov centers on the twenty-one youth plantiffs who are in the process of suing the U.S. government for violating their constitutional rights by their willful actions in creating and perpetuating the climate crisis. Manzanar, Diverted: When Water Becomes Dust follows Native Americans, Japanese American incarcerees, and ranchers fighting for land and water rights in Payahuunadü. 

After this content becomes available February 25th at 2:00 pm EST, the February 25th at 2:00 pm livestream can be viewed anytime until March 1st at 1:59 am.

Cost: $10

DocShop: The Art of the Pitch

Back by popular demand, The Art of the Pitch session deep dives on best practices in virtual pitching and considerations for post-COVID production funding. Join us for an insightful look at what makes a good pitch set in a variety of circumstances to help you launch your next doc project. 

PRESENTERS 

Chloe Gbai - Program Director, IF/Then Shorts & Field of Vision

Caitlin Burke - Supervising Producer, IF/Then Shorts & Field of Vision

After this content becomes available February 25th at 4:00 pm EST, the February 25th at 4:00 pm livestream can be viewed anytime until March 1st at 1:59 am. 

Cost: $10

The Big Scary "S" Word

Join us for this Live Q&A with Director, Yael Bridge, and Editor, Christie Herring. Michael Workman, Big Sky Programmer, and Advisory Board Member will moderate the chat about their eye-opening film THE BIG SCARY "S" WORD.

After this content becomes available February 25th at 12:00 pm EST, you'll have 48 hours to start watching. Once you begin, you'll have 24 hours to finish watching the film. The February 25th at 8:00 pm livestream can be viewed anytime until March 1st at 1:59 am.

Cost: $10

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