The Latest News from the Film Office

August 1, 2017

2017 Coen Brothers Film

August 1, 2017 The Nebraska Department of Economic Development and the Film Office are excited to announce the filming of a major feature film in western Nebraska. “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs” is a feature-length omnibus consisting of six separate stories, all Westerns. The majority of filming takes place in New Mexico and Colorado. The story set in Nebraska, “The Gal Who Got Rattled,” follows two trail bosses on the Oregon Trail and a woman on the wagon train who needs the help of one of them and who might be a marriage prospect for the other. The production, produced […]
June 28, 2017

Summer 2017

Summer is here and the Nebraska Film Office is busy with scouting and providing information for potential projects. Please send us your resumé ( if you have any interest in working on features, shorts, documentaries, music videos, and other media events. Each project has different needs. We will do our best to provide accurate information about our local crew and services. If you have not updated your entry on the NFO database, go to: and search for your information. If it is incorrect, please contact me at If you have not filled out a contact information form, please […]
January 17, 2017

Winter 2017

Greetings! Weather-wise, we have had mild and sunny days this winter. A good time to scout locations in Nebraska for your next project. Give us a call if you need assistance. Be mindful to introduce yourself to the local community representatives as you familiarize yourself with a particular community. You may contact the Nebraska Film Office to help facilitate this process. Fremont and Eastern Nebraska Film Office is hosting Nebraska’s most recent project, “12 Days of Giving.” The story is set in a small town during the Christmas season. It was a natural connection to send the producers that way […]
December 17, 2016

December 2016

The holiday season is upon us! 2016 is almost behind us and we look forward to a new year of independent filmmaking and commercial projects in Nebraska and the region. We have had successful attendance and participation in several local film festivals: Omaha Film Festival, Prairie Lights Film Festival, the Scream in the Dark Film Festival and the White Light Film Festival. And, several local community film theatres have presented film series and special programing to bring the community together and promote the moving image. Nebraska has several industry membership organizations that support you, the filmmaker; the cinematographer, writer, producer, […]