NIFP Feb 21st- Remembering The Drumstick with Cathy Lohmeier

By |February 12th, 2019|Meetings|

In 2017, Tim Lohmeier’s younger sister, Cathy, had an idea. Why not make a documentary about her family’s restaurant turned rock club? The building that housed the business was torn down in 1987 to make room for a fast food restaurant. Tim died in 1998. Very little remains of the club with the exception of [...]

NIFP @ Cosmic Eye Brewing 6pm-8pm 1/17/2019 (Postponed Holiday Party)

By |January 7th, 2019|Meetings|

We'll call this our postponed Holiday Party. Join us! Head to East Lincoln for some lighthearted networking, looking ahead, plotting future projects, building friendships IRL. Going to be mixing things up a bit this year. Got a meeting idea? Pitch it! FREE to attend meetings, remember membership is encouraged, affordable, but never required! Bring your idea, [...]

NIFP November 2018: Mike Johnson and “The Bagman Died First” screening + Q&A

By |November 6th, 2018|Meetings|

Join NIFP and filmmaker Mike Johnson as we screen and discuss his short film "The Bagman Died First" and its festival success. Thursday, November 15th, 6pm, at The Reactor in Turbine Flats. Beverages and snacks provided and, as always, there is no cost to attend. We'll see you there! Nebraska Independent Film Projects 501c3 nonprofit. [...]

NIFP October 2018 @ Prairie Lights Film Festival -> Chocolate Bar Filmmaker Mixer

By |October 9th, 2018|Meetings|

Come meet and mingle with fellow Nebraska filmmakers and film fans in this pre-festival mixer. We won't take up all your time with boring soliloquies about us. We'll keep it short. I promise. As as always, the meeting is free and so are the snacks! See you there! Friday 10/12/2018 --- 4PM-5PM The Chocolate Bar [...]


By |September 12th, 2018|Meetings|

Join NIFP and our guest filmmaker Pete O'Brien as we talk about his feature film "Running Through Darkness". Fresh off a festival win, we'll ask Pete about his philosophy and process, the challenges he overcame during production, and the good & bad producing a feature entirely in Nebraska. We hope to talk to members of [...]

Nebraska Independent Film Projects July 2018: Drone Certification w Nathan Rogers

By |July 13th, 2018|Meetings|

Join us at Turbine Flats in the Reactor Cafe for an informational Q&A with NIFP's own Nathan Rogers. Nate has completed his Part 107 certification and now utilizes his DJI Phantom 4 Pro to capture images and video for corporate clients in both Florida and Nebraska. He has generously offered to update the group on [...]

NIFP June 2018: director Ryan N. Olsen “Cutting Teeth”

By |June 8th, 2018|Meetings|

Join us #AtTheFlats for an informative breakdown of the production and preproduction process on Ryan’s ambitious project. - Over 100 people worked on neo/neon noir short film “Say Goodbye, Grace” - Kickstarter and private investments raised a healthy budget - Crew came in from all over the west coast (LA) to the east coast (NYC) [...]

RECAP: NIFP 4/19/2018 – The Cube Art Project artists

By |April 23rd, 2018|Meetings|

NIFP 4/19/2018 - The Cube Art Project w Michael Burton, Nolan Tredway, Adrian Regnier live SKYPE Q&A from Mexico For our remote NIFP members, we videotaped this meeting for your educational and entertainment purposes. Please enjoy on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/sJd87FCXytw Michael Burton gave an overview of what makes THE CUBE ART PROJECT such an amazing [...]

NIFP 3/15/2018 Music Video production w guest Barton Funk

By |March 6th, 2018|Meetings|

Join us for a discussion on producing next level music videos. In the age of Youtube and Vimeo, the medium is bigger and brighter than ever. Barton Funk will join us to discuss his career in the music industry and working with national and Nebraska musicians. Barton Funk bio: Born in the Bronx New York, [...]

NIFP Thursday Feb 15th, 2018: POST PRODUCTION AUDIO

By |February 13th, 2018|Meetings|

Sound is so often an afterthought on low budget productions, and we’re not just talking about recording dialogue on set. In our February meeting we’ll explore why post-production audio is so important when telling your story and the role of composers, sound designers and audio engineers in helping to create your story’s emotional arch. Join [...]