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FIFTEEN YEARS with NIFP

By |September 14th, 2016|Resources|

Dude. I realized this week is a milestone for my involvement with NIFP.   I joined this week in 2001.  Fifteen years. A few days after 9/11, I stumbled upon an ad for 'Mad Movie Night' at Duffy's Tavern.  The president of the group was a charismatic redhead, the shorts they screened on VHS were [...]

Puddin’ and the Grumble Soundtrack (to benefit Rebecca Manner)

By |August 24th, 2016|I NEED HELP|

Becky Bosen is an awesome human and a partner in arts collaborative group BLIXT.  She has acted on stage and in Nebraska independent films for years.  Now she is giving back with the soundtrack to her play about childhood hunger "Puddin and the Grumble". Puddin' and the Grumble is a musical that tackles childhood hunger. [...]

Special Outdoor NIFP event- Saturday Aug 20th 1PM-4PM

By |August 18th, 2016|Festivals and Events|

Lincoln Local Guides and Nebraska Independent Film Projects (NIFP.org) invite you to meet us at the Prairie.  An Event for friends, family, nature lovers, filmmakers and anyone else who enjoys wide open spaces in the Great Plains of Nebraska. Join us at Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center, Southwest 100th Street, Denton, NE, United States.  MAP [...]

360 Video What You Need To Know

By |August 12th, 2016|Tools and Gear|

360 Video 360 Video is taking the world by storm, and I've just completed my 1st project using this new technology.  360 video, although giving you never before seen latitude in capturing video, also has some quirks that make actually producing something in this matter quite difficult.  We are going to kick off this [...]

WOWT special on Nebraskans in Hollywood, “HOMEGROWN”

By |August 3rd, 2016|Industry|

Anyone see this when it aired?  Brian Mastre from WOWT TV Omaha did a nice four part series that aired March 2016. Noticed this today on the Nebraska Coast Connection Website.  Props to Todd Nelson and the crew that have met at the Culver Hotel every second Monday for over 20 years. See a lot [...]

Flat Water Terrors Bluray Release Screening/Benefit -BE THERE- 7/29/16

By |July 25th, 2016|Festivals and Events|

Flat Water Terrors Bluray Release Screening  - Emceed by Mark Popejoy Alamo Drafthouse Omaha, 12750 Westport Pkwy, La Vista, NE 68138 Friday, July 29th at 9:00 pm. $5 Q&A at 10:30 pm All proceeds from bluray sales will be donated to Nebraska Independent Film Projects and the Eastern Nebraska Film Office. Attendees will receive a FREE 11x17 [...]

Don’t Be Late !

By |July 21st, 2016|Short|

Don't Be Late ! (#Football) is a short film based on the idea that you can't miss the football match is you are a football fan.

Product Review – FiLMiC Pro App Review

By |July 21st, 2016|Mobile Film-Making, Reviews, Tools and Gear|

FiLMiC Pro is the standard for what every video app out there today is judged against.  It's robust functionality and versatility along with it's partnerships with other major mobile filmmaking brands and manufacturers has rightfully put them in line to be that brand. I've been working with FiLMiC Pro for a couple of months now, [...]

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 [...]

CASTING CALL: Neo-Western THE BAGMAN DIED FIRST

By |June 1st, 2016|Castings|

The Bagman Died First Once upon a time, in the Midwest… It was supposed to be easy. Quick change of hands type job. But that’s not how it happened. The survivors don’t have long yet to live, but they still have to outlive each other... VIRGIL WIDDOWS (Male, 30-50, Caucasian) Former US Army, Virgil is [...]