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Leadership + Empowerment

The 5th Annual African American Leadership Conference held in Omaha, NE, continues to grow every year. Now becoming one of the preeminent events for a community coming together as never before. Bringing in a wide range of guest speakers, business leaders, and community activists, the AALC has set a new standard for the city of […]

  • Michael Ramirez,
  • October 24, 2016

Success is within REACH

REACH is a new inititive from the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce to help small and emerging businesses (SEBs) that are ready to grow and reach their strategic goals. We’ve worked with the Chamber on numerous projects, so creating a video to introduce emerging businesses owners to a new possibility of outreach and asisting with […]

  • Michael Ramirez,
  • September 9, 2016

Eagle Heights Taking Flight

The Nebraska Urban Indian Health Coalition (NUIHC) not only helps in outreach to those dealing with addiction and health issues, they also bring in a counseling and transitional living facility to help those overcoming alcohol and other addictions while getting themselves back on their feet without worry of unemployment and homelessness. An opportunity to focus […]

  • Michael Ramirez,
  • September 9, 2016

Career Boot Camp Roll Call

The Urban League of Nebraska works with dozens of major employers in the city to help get jobs out to those that work the hardest. They have launched the Career Boot Camp to create a pipeline of education to career networking to getting people on the right track. Showing how extensive they are and far […]

  • Michael Ramirez,
  • September 9, 2016

Poetry Out Loud

The Nebraska Arts Council brings together the brightest young minds from schools from across the state together to the University of Lincoln to compete for the top prize of representing Nebraska in the nationals, held be the Poetry Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. In Lincoln, we took some great shots of the […]

  • Michael Ramirez,
  • September 9, 2016

Truly Empowered

The Empowerment Network has long been a good friend and good client to us here, and of course to the city of Omaha, putting in years of work. Work that has been building and paying off in bigger returns. For their eighth Annual Conference we wanted to celebrate it in style, with pulling from the […]

  • Michael Ramirez,
  • September 9, 2016

Soaring Over All

Soaring Over Meth and Suicide (SOMS) is a vital outreach group to at risk Native American citizens. Helping teens and young adults cope with personal addiction and mental health issues, the Nebraska Urban Indian Health Coalition (NUIHC) addresses the issues that get overlooked everyday. A video to show how they operate and the journey they […]

  • Michael Ramirez,
  • September 8, 2016

Tedx Youth Omaha Leadership and Awareness

Ted talks bring some of the greatest minds and speakers to the forefront to share new ideas and challenge conventions for the next generation. Gathered before a large audience from schools and youth programs across the city, Tedx Talk Omaha brought forth a set of dynamic speakers to share their ideas on leadership. Working with […]

  • Michael Ramirez,
  • September 8, 2016

A New Start with 75 North

75 North new development along the new north side of Omaha aims to bring together the community while updating and renewing an old part of the neighborhood. We set to produce a video using candid shots, and some HD aerial drone video photography, telling the story and showing all the potential and possibility coming soon […]

  • Michael Ramirez,
  • September 8, 2016

Making A Statement with Frank O’Neal

We worked with Frank O’neal as he unveiled his newest book of poetry “The Awakening” in 2011. We flexed our most creative muscle to produce his newest spoken word piece ” I Do Not Use,” with visuals powerful enough to mirror his words. Filmed in various locations in and around Omaha over a quick shooting […]

  • Michael Ramirez,
  • September 8, 2016