The Latest News from the Film Office

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, […]
September 17, 2016

September 2016

OMAHA, NE––Alexander Payne expert Leo Adam Biga has released a new edition of his book “Alexander Payne: His Journey in Film.” Biga’s passion project and labor of love is a must-read for movie buffs and fans. The book sells for $25.95, plus tax. Available via Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Kindle and at select bookstores and gift shops. The book may also be ordered from Biga at or 402-445-4666. “Alexander Payne: His Journey in Film” is full of insights into the Oscar-winning writer-director’s creative process gleaned from the author’s 20 years of interviewing and covering the filmmaker. The book is […]
May 17, 2016

May 2016

It’s been a busy spring turning quickly into summer in Nebraska for film and media activities. Complementing a variety of local independent features and shorts, Omaha environs hosted locations for 3.5 days of filming for Alexander Payne’s current project, “Downsizing” in April. Other locations for the feature film from Paramount include Ontario, California, Pinewood Toronto Studios, Toronto, Canada, and Norway. The feature film from Paramount Pictures is scheduled for theatrical release in 2017.