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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 is opening a new office

By |June 8th, 2017|News|

NIFP now has an official office at Turbine Flats. The new office is flat 103 near the main entrance of the Turbine Flats building at 22 and y st in Lincoln.  

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. [...]

Mettle Skybox Studio, a complete 360 Package?

By |May 20th, 2017|Reviews, Tools and Gear|

I first of all want to apologize to the folks at Mettle and our readers as this breakdown is way overdue, so overdue in fact we are reviewing the previous version of the software. As of today the are on Skybox Studio V2 (Take a look here). Mettle did donate this software to us for [...]

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 [...]

Wake the Witch

By |April 3rd, 2017|Features, Shot In Nebraska|

One hundred years ago, an angry mob, intent on justice for their murdered children, hang the woman they believe is the murderer. They brand her a witch, wrap her body in chains and bury it deep in the woods. Flash forward to the present - when Deb and her friends play a childhood game on [...]

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 [...]

Omaha Film Festival 2017 – Thursday – Day 3

By |March 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|

The second annual OFF Academy is in full swing with an amazing group of students and educators and an amazing slate of panelists. 138 students and a dozen educators from 20 local and regional high schools came together to learn about and talk about the art of filmmaking. Panel sessions included screenwriting with Maria Maggenti, [...]