Benson First Friday, Inc. (BFF)

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Year Founded:
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Alex Jochim
Main Address:
2729 N 62nd St
Omaha, NE 68104

Entries Due: 2020 Local Filmmakers Showcase

Film Streams is now accepting submissions for our eleventh annual Local Filmmakers Showcase—a curated program featuring work by area artists to premiere in November.

Thanks to the generous support of Mutual of Omaha, filmmakers whose work is selected will receive an honorarium and a percentage of the box office for the showcase.

SUBMIT VIA FilmFreeway →

For a project to be eligible, at least one of its filmmakers must be a resident of Nebraska or Iowa. Students attending college in the showcase region are welcome to submit. Films must be completed at the time of submission and received no later than Friday, July 26, 2019. A maximum of three submissions are allowed per filmmaker. It is the applicant’s responsibility to gain permissions for any borrowed intellectual property, like music, prior to submission. We encourage filmmakers to submit pieces no longer than 40 minutes in length. Movies that have screened publicly for a paying audience (outside of festivals) will not be considered for this program.

Space in the showcase will be reserved for a deserving entry by filmmakers who are in primary or secondary school. Area elementary, middle, and high school students and classes are invited to submit projects for the Student Spotlight.

We are thrilled to announce the independent jury for our
2020 Local Filmmakers Showcase: our friends at BFF! The team
is comprised of local artists, business owners and operators,
neighborhood staff, and community members!

Filmmakers whose work is selected for the showcase (as well as their collaborators, families, and friends) will be
celebrated during an opening night premiere and post-party.

Questions about submitting work may be directed to


Omaha, NE 68132
United States


July 31, 2020