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Great ‘contest’ model to spark some Nebraska production?

By |July 15th, 2016|Festivals and Events|

This contest in Wyoming looks like a great idea to steal here in Nebraska. See the entries: ThatsWYFilms on Vimeo   "The Wyoming Short Film Contest invited filmmakers from around the world to submit their shorts online, with a total running time of no more than 15 minutes. Professional filmmakers as well as film students submitted [...]

Screenwriters Forum Omaha @ Legend Comics & Coffee, with special speaker John Kaye – 3/19/2016

By |March 17th, 2016|Festivals and Events, Industry|

ATTENTION!!! Have you ever thought about seeing your screenplay on the big screen? Of course you have. Why else would you write a "screen"play. If so, perhaps you should listen to someone who has! Head to the Screenwriter's Forum this weekend (it's free). Screenwriter/Novelist/Playwright John Kaye, who has had his screenplays produced by major studios like [...]

Omaha Film Festival 2016

By |March 15th, 2016|Festivals and Events|

What a great festival!  Seriously Marc/Jeremy/Jason upped the game, as well as ALL of the Nebraska Shorts this year. So many great stories and connections.  NIFP is proud to have played a small part, with clips from Jon Bokenkamp's 2006 NIFP guest talk at the Mary Riepma Ross theater featured in the Lew Hunter documentary. [...]

Q&A WITH DIRECTOR KEVIN WILLMOTT 4/1/2016 @ ROSS

By |March 15th, 2016|Festivals and Events|

The screening of JAYHAWKERS will be begin at 7:30 p.m. and will be followed by the Q&A. Admission is at regular Ross prices. Click here for more information on JAYHAWKERS. KEVIN WILLMOTT Writer/Producer/Director Kevin Willmott wrote and directed the critically acclaimed feature film C.S.A: Confederate States Of America. A movie about America, had the South [...]

NIFP December 2015 Social- PUB NIGHT at Blue Blood Brewing Company (6PM-8PM)

By |November 16th, 2015|Festivals and Events|

To celebrate the rebooted NIFP.org and brainstorm our course in 2016! Come join us for some *free* food and drink at Blue Blood Brewing Company as we gather together to make Filmmaking In Nebraska even more better-er! Yep, Blue Blood is the company that is rehabbing Robber's Cave into their new location in 2016!  But [...]

Three World Class Filmmakers visit the Ross with their films.

By |November 5th, 2015|Festivals and Events|

Norman A. Geske Cinema Showcase for the remainder of the fall 2015 semester:  Kalyanee Mam who will be appearing for a Q&A on the opening night of her movie from Cambodia titled A RIVER CHANGES COURSE on Friday, November 13 at 7:30 p.m.  Jack Walsh and Marsha Kahm who will be appearing for a Q&A [...]

NIFP booth at MakeLincoln 2015

By |September 8th, 2015|Festivals and Events|

Hey team! NIFP is planning on having an informational booth AND a DIY short film project at Make Lincoln 2015. WE NEED HELP with staffing our educational short film shoot: KID ACTORS: need 4-6 children ages 6-12 years old to be in a simple sci-fi special effects shoot to be edited live at the event.  Will involve [...]

National Film Challenge

By |October 1st, 2012|Festivals and Events|

We’re getting the word out about this year’s National Film Challenge -- an official companion to the 48 Hour Film Project. The Film Challenge is a hyper-creative, timed competition that jam-packs an entire short film production into three days, open to participants the world over. Top films screen in Hollywood in 2013, with cash awards [...]