Commercials shot in Nebraska

There have been plenty of television commercials shot in Nebraska. These types of productions (larger budgets) are primarily how those of us who do this for a living – make our living. Most are regional but there have been a few national spots.

If you are curious about coming here to shoot, please reach out for Q & A. Professional and honest intel gladly shared.

Union Pacific  Partially shot in Omaha (diner, grocery store, neighborhood, construction site, bakery, office). The agriculture, horse, and convertible girls were shot in nearby Iowa. Beautifully produced spots.

Garmin Asus G60.  Partially shot at Carhenge in Alliance, Nebraska.  Here’s a case where filmmaking meets tourism.

Prilosec OTC. More than four national spots have been shot here over the past few years. Shot in Lincoln, Springfield, Omaha, and Elkhorn. Visiting Producers collaborated with local crew.

If you’re a Nebraska production company and you have a spot to post here – send an email.

Locations for Filming and Photography in Nebraska

When you think of capturing NEBRASKA in a frame, you might think of the many farm fields and the agricultural clichés.  Yes, we can get you those…

Field of glory southwestish of Norfolk

but know there are many surprises, including other types of fields.

College World Series 2011 TD Ameritrade Park

Motion pictures or media production happening here might sound curious to you. That’s okay. We’re used to it.

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LOCATIONS are mostly film-friendly. Credit the fine people of Nebraska for being nice. PERMITS are easy, when needed.  LOCATION FEES for any location of scope and scale are comparable to a medium-sized city in the U.S.

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Considerations include: how long you’ll be shooting, the disruption, subject matter, size of crew, etc. Whatever your budget is – please be INSURED.

Wander around this site. Scroll down the CATEGORIES list. Ask Jamie about anything. Reach out. All questions are good. WELCOME and thank you for visiting.

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Locations availability are on a PER-PROJECT basis. Please CONFIRM ANY location’s INTEREST – prior to getting excited about shooting there. 


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Movies Shot in Nebraska

Nebraska Filmed Movies. Most recent studio features and budgeted films. Updated 3/2019.

DOWNSIZING  Partially shot in Omaha 2016. Locations were 80% exteriors and establishing shots.

                       Downsizing filming in Omaha April 2016

The remainder of the movie was shot in Los Angeles, Canada and Norway.

The movie NEBRASKA was shot in 2012, mostly in northeast Nebraska near Norfolk and numerous locations near there. Filming was also done partly in Lincoln – and Montana, South Dakota, and Wyoming.   Plainview, Nebraska was the hero small town of Hawthorne. The film was critically acclaimed and received multiple award nominations.

The Aviation Cocktail  Shot in 2011 near Valentine (north central Nebraska).  Set in the 1950’s, a good look at the land in the Sandhills.

Up in the Air  Partially shot in 2009.  Locations included the Old Market in Omaha and the Omaha airport.  Most of the footage shot in Omaha was unfortunately deleted from the release. The deleted scenes from Omaha, that includes George Clooney jogging in the Old Market, and an Old Market loft, and at the airport – are on the DVD.

Lovely, Still  2008   Shot in Omaha.

To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar  1995  Shot in Loma, Hooper, Lincoln, and Omaha.

And if you want to know more about others shot here over the years, click this link to see Movies & other stuff shot in Nebraska over the years.