The Latest News from the Film Office

April 3, 2014

April 2014

Welcome spring! Finally! Farmers are getting ready to plant their crops and you should be getting ready to shoot your project in Nebraska! You’ve had all winter to finish the final draft of the screenplay and secure your financing, your actors and lock in those perfect locations from Scottsbluff to Plattsmouth. Your crew is here, your transportation folks, your grip truck, your editing bay, your community support groups, all in place. April is not the cruelest month! It is the month to take action!! Are you looking for networking opportunities in Nebraska? Come to the monthly Nebraska Film Association meeting […]
March 3, 2014

March 2014

Well, hello MARCH! So glad it has finally arrived. We are through the awards season and now on to business. But first, a big congratulations again to Alexander Payne and the 6 Academy Award nominations received for his most recent film, NEBRASKA. He is a contender and we will continue to look forward to has brilliance on the big screen. We eagerly await announcement of his next feature film project. Stay tuned. News Flash: Fremont, Nebraska. Stacy Heatherly and The Digg Site Productions, Inc. has begun to gather momentum in Fremont. A RED CARPET evening to celebrate Hollywood and the […]
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. 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 […]