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Christmas in the Village- 4 years strong and growing!

This weekend we celebrated alongside the Empowerment Network and local families for the 4th successful day of Christmas in The Village! It was a beautiful cool day, (a total opposite from last year’s Polar Vortex!,) as our Camera Crew zipped around catching all the wonderful moments and fun adventures going on. Music, Dancing, Surprise gift […]

  • Michael Ramirez,
  • December 12, 2014

Raise your had to the sky… #RaiseTheVote

The “Raise the Vote” campaign was developed to help increase african-american voter awareness and to empower communities on issues. Iconic designer Jason Fischer mixed up a classic color combination with a flair of red, white, black and blue. The symbolism in the hands for one vote equal one voice and many other subtle symbols and […]


This month is the 3rd African American Leadership Conference

Working alongside the Empowerment Network since it began, we have been proud to witness the history in documenting the growth of this important event. Now, as they say, the third times the charm, and with an audience thats been expanding every year, along with a list of speakers covering an ever growing range of issues […]

  • Michael Ramirez,
  • September 10, 2014

A story that will inspire all

One of the best things about this field is the wonderful people you meet. Project Search is a high school transition program dedicated to to helping train and find employment for intellectually challenged youth. We came on board to work on making a short video documenting their journey and their future. What began as a story about […]

  • Michael Ramirez,
  • August 26, 2014

SURREAL MEDIA. WE DON’T COAST. WE MAKE HISTORY.

“ ‘We Don’t Coast’ is about ‘owning’ the city in which I chose to live in, meshed with a ‘roll-up-your-sleeves attitude.’ ”     -Jason Fischer, Creative Director – Surreal Media Lab.   After months of hard work and keeping a lid on the biggest secret in Omaha,  the official launch of Omaha’s new brand has […]


Your not READY for this!

You can try to teach youth about history by having them read textbooks or you can let them make history themselves. When we first met with the Nebraska Urban League on doing a film with a group of youth about ‘Cultural Literacy’ we weren’t sure what that meant. We then found out latter that meant interviewing […]


Meet BOB

Having technical difficulties keeping up with the day to day grind of data storage, maintenance, software, security and all that? Then meet B.O.B.; We came up with him during a creative session on how there are many ways that CoreTech could help you be the Best Of Best with your business. Surreal Media Lab use a unique approach with […]

  • admin@SML,
  • May 15, 2014

Made the Cover

Surreal Media Lab is gaining more and more recognition as being a leader in small business branding and marketing, as well as in design and film. Upon receiving multiple nominations from the Omaha Chamber of Commerce for ‘small business of the month,’ to being featured on the cover of  the 2014 Small Business Administration Resources […]


Omaha! Omaha!

Peyton Manning said Omaha over 44x in a game and we in Omaha took notice to connect and empower the community with this video treatment with the Omaha Chamber, North Sea Films  and us at Surreal Media Lab to make a video that turned viral in a few days and  over 2.56 billion impressions. Now […]


The Story of Santa Martha

My friends over at Keipos are a garden community of passionate people who love healthy food and healthy communities. They love to take holistic approach through food, farming and the local economy. Surreal Media Lab recently partnered with them to do an awesome mini-doc (mini documentary) to tell the powerful story of Santa Martha’s community. […]