The Latest News from the Film Office
December 22, 2017
Season’s Greetings and Happy Holidays to all film buffs and industry professionals out there. 2017 was an active year in Nebraska for features. The Coen Brothers filmed a segment for their “Ballad of Buster Scruggs” Netflix series in Sioux County, ready for next season 2018. Alexander Payne returned to film a few days of “Downsizing” in Omaha last year and that movie is now in the theaters. An excellent cast and strong message, take a trip to the movieplex and see it!
November 14, 2017
November 14, 2017 The Nebraska Department of Economic Development, the Nebraska Film Office and the City of Scottsbluff Economic Development Office were pleased to have had western Nebraska chosen as one of three locations for the Coen Brother’s project, “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs.” Filming on location in the Scottsbluff area took place September 8 – 27, with several months of pre-production preparation which began in April.
October 2, 2017
News Release — Lincoln, October 2, 2017 The Nebraska Film office and the Nebraska Department of Economic Development are excited to announce the conclusion of the recent filming in western Nebraska. The Coen Brothers and Pan Shot Productions have completed a 50 day shoot with the last two and a half weeks in the Scottsbluff area. The resulting project will be released sometime next year on Netflix. Pan Shot Productions and Annapurna Television, a division of Annapurna Pictures, began production on “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs,” in New Mexico in mid- July and ended in the Scottsbluff area September 27 […]
August 23, 2017
The Friends of The Ross are pleased to be honoring Laurie Richards with the Mary Riepma Ross Award in recognition of her invaluable contributions to the arts and cinema in Nebraska. Named in honor of the theater’s principal benefactor, the Mary Riepma Ross Award pays tribute those whose roots or artistic concerns are grounded in the Great Plains region and culture, and whose life and work has contributed significantly to the art of cinema and our state. Previous winners include Mary Riepma Ross, Sandy Dennis, Joan Micklin Silver, Peter Fonda, James Coburn, Alexander Payne, John Beasley, Norman Geske, Michael Hill, […]