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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, [...]

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 [...]

NIFP meetings schedule 2017 announced

By |January 5th, 2017|Meetings|

You Asked For Regular NIFP Monthly Meetings! You Got It! NIFP's first meeting of 2017! Thursday, January 19th, 6pm to 7:30pm. Turbine Flats, 2124 Y St. Lincoln NE. Meetings to continue on the third Thursday of each month. What do you want from your Nebraska 501(c)3 film organization? What would you find valuable as a [...]

Video Recap from NIFP GreetTogether

By |December 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Thanks to Sharonda Laticia Harris-Marshall for putting together this highlights video of our tour of Robber's Cave. Shot during during NIFP's GreetTogether 2016 at Blue Blood Brewing Company! A fun time was had by all, we toasted the year in Nebraska Indie Film and our dear friend Pete Lipins. Cheers to a new year, Always [...]

Thanks Pete!

By |December 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|

A toast to Pete Lipins; "Always Forward!" We will never ever forget you, dear friend!