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February 3, 2014

February 2014

We are saddened by the news of the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman, one our most promising and talented individuals in the industry. Our hearts and sympathies go out to his family and friends. His next project, “Ezekiel Moss,” screenplay by Keith Bunin was in pre-production. The thriller is set in Prohibition-era rural Nebraska. However, the producers were not intending to film here. It is uncertain if the project will move forward at this time. Omaha Film Fesitval gears up for kick off party this Saturday in Omaha at NorthSea Films Studio this Saturday, February 8.https://www.facebook.com/OmahaFilmFestival Festival dates: March 5-9, […]
January 3, 2014

January 2014

Happy New Year! Cold on the outside, but warm on the inside. That’s the Great Plains right now. Exterior locations across Nebraska are well, cold. But inside, it’s nice and toasty, waiting for your next commercial shoot or feature film. Nebraska is home to not only Academy Award winning writer/director/producer Alexander Payne and creator of the hit NBC thriller, THE BLACKLIST, Jon Bokenkamp but also lots of very talented independent filmmakers perfecting their craft and getting work done inside and out. A hearty bunch we are. We’re open. Most of us are inside so we can get lots of reading […]
December 3, 2013

December 2013

Season’s Greetings to all and happy holidays! We’ve had quite a year of film activity in Nebraska this year. The independent film/digital media scene is alive and well across the state. Many of these films have been seen at various film festivals across the state and country. We are very proud of our creative people who are pursuing their passion right here in Nebraska. We wish you the best with your efforts and hope to see your next projects soon on the big screen! Alexander Payne’s NEBRASKA has had a tremendous roll out from Paramount Vantage Productions and Bona Fide […]
November 3, 2013

November 2013

The month is here! The Paramount Pictures release of Alexander Payne’s “Nebraska!” You can see the film in Omaha at Film Streams.www.filmstreams.org. It begins Nov. 15, a week before NATIONAL theatrical release: http://filmstreams.org/filmstreams_calendar.aspx?View=10&ID=1193. A special screening with Alexander, Bruce Dern and Kurt Andersen is November 24th at Film Streams, the theater’s “Feature V Series.” This is a fundraiser for the theatre. It will be a treat to see this with Nebraskans! The film also has a special screening scheduled for Norfolk on November 25th. http://www.omaha.com/article/20130912/GO/130919516#.UnkZn5Tk8aQ Alexander Payne and Bruce Dern on the set near Norfolk. Alexander Payne and Nebraska Film […]