The Latest News from the Film Office

June 3, 2013

June 2013

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALEXANDER PAYNE AND BRUCE DERN Alexander Payne’s NEBRASKA has premiered at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. The festival jury awarded BEST ACTOR to Bruce Dern. Many KUDOS to Mr. Dern, Alexander and the entire cast and crew. There were several Nebraskans there to cheer on Alexander and the group. What a night, what a moment on the Red Carpet! Congratulations to all! Nebraska continues to be in the spot light for several small independent projects in development. From Omaha to North Platte, we have requests for information for filming on location and community contacts. Don’t forget to send […]
April 3, 2013

Spring 2013

Where is spring? Snow. Rain. Warm. Cold. People wonder why we talk about the weather so much in Nebraska. If you are from here or live here, you know why. It is all very important as the weather can determine your start and stop for filming on location. We have FOUR full seasons in Nebraska and this one is starting out as a cold, soggy reminder of that fact. I can promise you it will get better. We will look back at today and wish for a little of this overwhelming moisture for our gardens and reservoirs. Regardless, we are […]
January 3, 2013

Winter 2013

Warm, cold, windy, clear, cloudy; all parts of Nebraska in the winter and the exciting background to complement your next project! News on the street says Nebraska filmmakers are busy casting and shooting all sorts of projects. “Larry the Cable Guy” just finished a commercial for Prilosec in Lincoln for the National Geographic Channel. We are so pleased he enjoys not only living in Nebraska, but shooting here. He knows we have the talent and the crew to make successful projects happen. His desire to film commercials here is a good bellwether for all Nebraska businesses. “You don’t have to […]
December 3, 2012

December 2012

Season’s Greetings to all! With 2012 almost behind us, we have much to be thankful for in Nebraska. The year has been filled with independent filming of a variety of projects. The majority of them seem to be in the popular horror genre. There have been some very insightful works and documentaries to complement the well-rounded productions. As we receive the production information from the local producers, we include this information on our “Filmed In Nebraska” page. Please continue to send us your information so we might keep this page current. Hats off to those of you who have put […]