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NIFP October meeting at PLFF Grand Island! 10.20.17

By |October 4th, 2017|Festivals and Events|

Friday, October 20th from 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm at The Chocolate Bar Nebraska Independent Film Projects October meeting (held as the opener to PLFF'17) will include a meet and greet with tons of Nebraska filmmakers. Find out about upcoming projects and network! Below are the casting notices and times for all auditions! 2017 Guests! [...]

Pete Lipins Madlibs Short Film Challenge 2017

By |June 22nd, 2017|Festivals and Events|

RULES: Fill in the CHARACTER 1, CHARACTER 2, OBJECTS, and NUMBER fields. Create a 5 minute TRT (Total Run Time) or less short film by July 16th, 2017 at midnight and send your YouTube, Dropbox, or Vimeo link to nifpdotorg@gmail.com. Must be a current or new NIFP member to enter and win. Entries will be [...]

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. [...]

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)” [...]

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 [...]

REGISTER for free ticket to NIFP 2016 YearEndGreetTogether at Blue Blood/ Robbers Cave

By |November 16th, 2016|Festivals and Events|

Come celebrate Nebraska Filmmaking and check out Blue Blood Brewery/ Robbers Cave! First 30 tickets are free! ONLY the first 30 tickets get into the guided tour of Robber's Cave! After that we encourage a $10 donation for a ticket! 2017 should be an amazing year for NIFP and what we provide our communities! AGENDA: [...]

Q&A with CERTAIN WOMEN Director KELLY REICHARDT Saturday 11-5-2016 @ FilmStreams

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

Dear Friend of Film Streams, We are thrilled to invite you to an evening with Kelly Reichardt, one of America’s foremost women filmmakers, director of the new independent film CERTAIN WOMEN. We would love for you to join us at the Ruth Sokolof Theater on Saturday, November 5 at 7pm for a screening and Q+A [...]

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 [...]