The Sixth Annual Omaha Film Festival kicks off this week with March 2-6 at the Great Escape Theatre in Omaha. For more information, go to the web site at, click on ‘tickets’ for more information.

The event includes a screenwriting conference with panel discussions including academy award winner Mauro Fiore, ASC “The Aviator”, Shane Black “Lethal Weapon”, Tom Elkins “Red Eye” and “The Haunting in Connecticut” and Ted Griffin, “Ocean’s Eleven.”

The OFF has become a regional event with film entries from across the country. It’s a great opportunity and venue for writers, directors, producers and actors to debut their films. It’s also a great opportunity for local industry professionals to meet and shmooze for the next big break! Don’t miss it! There are individual tickets available or passes for the entire event. You’ll be glad you did.