The Latest News from the Film Office

December 3, 2011

December 2011

2011 is almost behind us. Nebraska has had some very interesting film and commercial activity over the last year. We have hosted several national commercials including the most recent PRILOSEC commercial with Nebraska’s Larry The Cable Guy! Nebraska based business, Li-Cor hosted the locations and many key local crew were busy with this project for several days. The commercial has been seen on the BRAVO network. Kudos to the crew and Li-Cor for doing a great job for this spot! We’ve seen Lady GAGA in Nebraska this fall filming in rural Douglas and Sarpy counties. “You and I” music video […]
August 3, 2011

August 2011

Production in Nebraska this summer is a “hot” topic. We have Lady Gaga steaming up the countryside with a music video shoot. We have Sarah Knight filming “Vino Veritas” ( in Lincoln. And, we have commercials shooting in various locations across the state. The value of these activities is measured in jobs created for crew, purchase of tangible items for production and the rental of hotel rooms, vehicles and equipment. The economic impact is seen and felt by local businesses and providers. If you are a local vendor or crew person, we will post your information on our site. If […]
June 3, 2011

Summer 2011

Summer in Nebraska is hot with activity! We have several commercials shooting in the metropolitan areas keeping our crew and support services busy. We also have several small independent films in pre production filming in Lincoln and Omaha. VINO VERITAS is filming in Lincoln and will wrap end of July. For more information visit If you are organizing a project, feature or commercial, please have your production coordinator or line producer register with us. Click on Project Registration on the left and fill out the pdf file and return to our office. Thanks for checking out our web site. […]
March 3, 2011

March 2011

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 […]