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rhettmcclure. the nebraska one. not the florida one.

Special Thanks: Final Draft

By |June 22nd, 2017|Resources|

Thanks to Final Draft, we are giving away several copies of Final Draft 10 to winners of our Pete Lipins Madlibs Short Film Contest. NIFP.org is proud to work with Final Draft to get professional software into the hands of all levels of creatives seeking to improve their writing for screens of all sizes. Thanks for [...]

NIFP FOURTH THURSDAY 6/22/17 – MADLIBS SCRIPT CHALLENGE – KICKOFF WRITERS Q&A PANEL

By |June 3rd, 2017|Festivals and Events, Meetings|

We are reviving our original Madlibs Script Challenge. Three Winners will receive a copy of Final Draft screenwriting software! Filmmakers of All Skill Levels in Nebraska – from Council Bluffs to Scottsbluff – are encouraged to enter our fill-in-the-blank short film challenge. This meeting is the kickoff event for our 3-5 minute short film contest. [...]

NIFP meeting 5-18-2017: Dan Iske at Turbine Flats

By |May 12th, 2017|Meetings|

MEETING: Thursday May 18th, 2017. Join us at Turbine Flats in Lincoln with special guest filmmaker Dan Iske. He has produced several feature films and now a third season of his series The Dead Hour.Dan has a great attitude about getting things done the right way on a shoestring budget. Check out his websites. http://www.skylinefilm.com [...]

NIFP Omaha Meeting 4/20/2017

By |April 5th, 2017|Meetings|

Join us April 20th at the Image Arts Building (North Sea Films) in Omaha. Bring your trailer or short film as an MP4 file (limit of 7 minutes please) on a USB device to share with the group. We will be talking about membership benefits and furthering discussion about concrete action that our nonprofit can [...]

The arts are important at the Ross!

By |March 21st, 2017|News|

As schools are facing possible cuts in funding for the arts, the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center (The Ross) is ensuring that University of NE-Lincoln college students and Lincoln Public School Arts and Humanities students experience the art of filmmaking first hand. When The Ross brings in visiting directors and producers for movie talks, [...]

Winners: Omaha Film Festival 2017

By |March 13th, 2017|Festivals and Events|

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE FILMMAKERS AND SCREENWRITERS! Film Jury Prizes: Best Nebraska Short Film – “The Quest for Excalispoon” by Sam Senser, Thomas Johnson Best Nebraska Short Film Honorable Mention – “Spelling Bee” by Dominic Cilfalo Best Nebraska Short Documentary – “Missing Piece” by Tim Guthrie Best Short Film – “A Beautiful Day” by Phedon [...]

2017 Omaha Film Festival – Wednesday – Day 2

By |March 9th, 2017|Festivals and Events|

Our first day with multiple screens brought us one feature length documentary, three narrative feature films, 12 short films in two blocks, three Q&As, and filmmakers and screenwriters from around the world! A truly international evening with our first short film block of international films and the filmmaker for “No Soy Yo (This Isn’t Me)” [...]

2017 Omaha Film Festival – Tuesday – Day 1

By |March 8th, 2017|Nebraska Film Festivals|

For the twelfth year the Omaha Film Festival blew into town! With 50mph gusts! For all of you filmmakers, screenwriters, and attendees from out of state (and out of the country!) things like 80 degree weather, massive thunderstorms, hail storms, and freezing 50mph winds … all within a 12 hour period, are pretty typical for [...]

Omaha Film Festival 2017- You Should Volunteer

By |March 2nd, 2017|Festivals and Events, I NEED HELP|

This is the TWELFTH year for OFF and the list of films is insane this year. It's an insanely well-run festival featuring Nebraska shorts AND quality films straight outta Sundance or on their way to distribution. Check this out: Omaha Film Festival is a nonprofit and needs volunteers to run smoothly. If you volunteer ten [...]

12 Days of Giving wraps in Fremont Nebraska

By |February 23rd, 2017|Features|

FREMONT -- Christine Conradt watches a monitor as the scene unfolds in front of her. The camera pans across a living room filled with colorful, crumpled wrapping paper and a Christmas tree to a man and woman sitting on a couch. Suddenly, a little boy runs across the room and hops on the couch, handing [...]