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Q&A with NORTHERN BORDERS Director JAY CRAVEN Friday, 10-28-2016 @ Ross

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

  The Norman A. Geske Cinema Showcase presents director JAY CRAVEN, who will appear for a Q&A with the audience following the opening night screenings of his films NORTHERN BORDERS at 5:00 p.m. and PETER AND JOHN at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, October 28. The screening of NORTHERN BORDERS  will be begin at 5:00 p.m. [...]

Special Screening: MY LIFE IN CHINA w director Ken Eng and writer Ehren Parks at Ross 10/12/16

By |October 4th, 2016|Festivals and Events|

Come out for an awesome afterparty hosted by native Nebraskan Ehren Parks and catch My Life In China on the big screen at the ROSS. Director Kenneth Eng's father would often tell him and his brother the story of how he walked for seven days and six nights before swimming for four hours to escape [...]

MAKE LINCOLN part of LNK DNA madness week!

By |September 30th, 2016|Festivals and Events|

Shoutout to the folks at MAKE LINCOLN!  Part of the new collective LNK DNA, there are a TON of events going on the week of Oct 3-Oct 9th in little ol' Lincoln Nebraska! Be sure to checkout all the awesome bands at LINCOLN CALLING, the events at Lincoln Startup Week (including Rise of the Rest [...]

No one wants to read your script!

By |September 21st, 2016|Op Ed|

So over the Labor day weekend I attended Dragoncon in Atlanta, GA.  It was a weekend of fun for me, and the 1st ever Con I've really been to.  The cool part for me was that they also have a film festival element to Dragoncon along with several panels including some fairly prominent folks from the independent [...]

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 [...]