Gita Saedi Kiely

Gita Saedi KielyDirector of Development, School of Journalism | 406.243.5354

Gita joined the University of Montana Foundation as director of development in the School of Journalism. Gita 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 several critically acclaimed film projects, including the series The New Americans, and served as an adjunct lecturer for the School of Journalism from 2007-2012. Gita earned her B.A. in speech and communications with a minor in cinema studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.