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Seasonal and year-round positions come available throughout the year at BSFI. Positions open for application at the Big Sky Film Institute and/or Big Sky Documentary Film Festival will be posted below when available, check back here for updates.


There are no open positions at this time. 



The Big Sky Film Institute is a leading arts and education non-profit dedicated to the transformative power of documentary film. Our work empowers a diverse range of filmmakers, promotes media literacy for all ages and presents global perspectives that inspire our engaged communities. Major programs include the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival (BSDFF), the DocShop Filmmaker's Forum, the Native Filmmaker Initiative including the 4th World Indigenous Media Lab and NFI Film Club, Big Sky Documentary Youth Fellowship and Filmmakers in the Schools. Now approaching its 20th year, BSDFF is established as Montana’s premier cinema event and the largest documentary film festival in the American West. Selected for 6 years running by MovieMaker Magazine's 50 Festivals Worth the Entry Fee, BSDFF is a top 100 rated festival on FilmFreeway and is an Academy Award-qualifying festival for short documentaries. Hundreds of filmmakers, industry professionals, and 20,000 highly engaged filmgoers attend screenings, live events, educational programs and film industry forums. Our goal is to bring stories from across the globe to our beautiful mountain town, create a vibrant, quality event that gathers our engaged community, and expand the knowledge and conversation around issues that matter.