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A New Omaha Black Firefighters Logo Roars into Life.

A few months ago, we were asked to take a fresh look and revamp the Omaha Association of Black Professional Firefighters North Region logo. Jason Gentry approached us, asking if we had time to take on the project and possibly help them with it, since they didn’t really have the budget for one. We were […]

  • Michael Ramirez,
  • July 28, 2015

AgriCULTURE with a Purpose – Reinventing the Exchange.

Tomato Tomato was in need of help. They had been too successful, there were too many consumers and farmers looking for a new way to connect with and trade goods and services with each other. There was too much growth of business and local interest, too many members signing up, and so there was really […]

  • Michael Ramirez,
  • July 10, 2015

Matt Jones addresses NACO for success.

At the annual Nebraska Association of County Officials (NACO) conference, Matt Jones followed up incumbent governor Pete Ricketts to do what he does best, deliver his exciting motivational speech and sharing his inspirational life story. Matt brought us in to capture the excitement and energy. We wondered if such excitement was possible, but by the […]

  • Michael Ramirez,
  • January 13, 2015

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


“ ‘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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

One funky chicken!

I got a call a few weeks ago from the Greater Chamber of Omaha to do a commercial, and of course I said sure. I soon found out they wanted me on screen. I didn’t want to chicken out so I got all gussied up and did my part. I asked later on why me […]