Gita Saedi Kiely

Director of Development

Personal Summary

Kiely served as the executive director of the Big Sky Film Institute & Big Sky Documentary Film Festival since June 2014, and since 2012  as festival director and DocShop director. She has produced and edited several critically acclaimed documentary films, including the 2004 PBS series The New Americans.  She was an adjunct lecturer for the School of Journalism from 2007-2012 and earned her B.A. in speech and communications with a minor in cinema studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.