The Latest News from the Film Office

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 […]
October 3, 2012

October / November 2012

Alexander Payne and company have begun their filming journey in Nebraska for the movie, “Nebraska.” Throughout the northeastern part of the state, you may see production vehicles and crew setting up the next scene for this major Hollywood motion picture. The film production office is set up in Norfolk, the host city for this spectacular event. The Norfolk community has been enthralled to be chosen by Alexander and producers as the hub of action. Members of the business and private sector have stepped forward to host events to benefit local establishments and community programs. The producers have been most gracious […]
August 3, 2012

August 2012

For Casting Information: Crew, Services, and Production Resources: UPDATED 8/27/12 Alexander Payne to begin filming “Nebraska” in October AUGUST 22, 2012 (LINCOLN, NEB.)—The Nebraska Film Office announced today that native Nebraskan Alexander Payne will being filming his next feature film titled “Nebraska” in the state in October. Produced by Bona Fide Productions and released by Paramount Pictures, the film stars Bruce Dern and Bill Forte. The road picture is the story of a father and estranged son on a journey from Montana to claim winnings from a sweepstakes ticket in Lincoln, Neb. Nebraska Film Officer Laurie Richards has […]