Surreal Media Lab
Beyond the box together within.

Leadership Awards Success

June 2, the Hilton Hotel in Omaha, the community came together to celebrate the honorees and award winners for this year’s African American Leadership Awards hosted by the Urban League of Nebraska. Recognizing some of Omaha’s best and brightest in business, faith, education, and more, awarding leadership from all ages, the awards ceremony brought everyone […]


Honoring 10 years of Empowerment and the Next 10 Years Beyond

Our biggest and long time collaborator and client, The Empowerment Network, recently celebrated it’s 10 year anniversary of record setting change and advocacy in the City of Omaha that has begun to reach beyond. Long time work with them has given us a unique and special access to many of their moments of growth. This […]


2017 Leadership Awards

This year marks the 28th Annual African-American Leadership Awards for the city of Omaha and the first for our own Jason Fischer receiving the Leadership Award for Professionals Under 40. First off, a big thank you to everyone for considering the honor, and an even bigger thank you to the Urban League of Nebraska and […]


Nebraska Arts Council Announces It’s Fellowship Award Winners.

Eight Nebraska artists were recently selected as recipients of the Nebraska Arts Council’s 2017 Individual Artist Fellowship award in Performing Arts and Filmmaking. This prestigious program recognizes exemplary work by Nebraska artists on a three-year rotation between artistic disciplines: Literature, Performing Arts/Filmmaking and Visual Arts. This year Jason Fischer and Surreal Media Lab were selected […]


Our own Jason Fischer Joins the Omaha Chamber Board

2016 has been unique in a lot of ways for everyone, especially us, However, 2017 looks to be even bigger year for us now that own Creative Director and Business Owner Jason R. Fischer has been named to the Board of Directors Small Business Representative of the Omaha Chamber of Commerce. (phew, that’s a mouthful!) […]


The Fischer Exhibition at the Fred Simon Gallery

A year ago we worked with renowned poet and artist Frank S. O’Neal to create a powerful video, carrying the message of Frank’s latest poem, telling a story that we all feel worryingly close to. With him we made a short film that has left everyone who’s viewed it stunned and shocked but with great […]

  • Michael Ramirez,
  • December 21, 2016

Teaching the Art of Social Media

We’ve worked with OSBN to create a series to highlight them and all that they do for their clients. We’ve spent a lot of time talking with them about social media and content and now they’ve invited us to speak at upcoming workshop, open free to the public who wants to sign up. Jason R. Fischer is the […]

  • Michael Ramirez,
  • September 19, 2016

Out of Frame heads to the Kansas International Film Fest!

We learned this week that Out of Frame will be featured at this year’s Kansas International Film Festival. A full week long event showcasing a huge variety of different films, KIFF is an exciting venue that brings in a crowd dedicated to celebrating film, highlighted as a top film festival nationwide. As always a big […]

  • Michael Ramirez,
  • September 2, 2016

Out of Frame receives it’s first National Award.

Award Winning   Last year, Surreal Media Lab completed our first feature-length Documentary,“Out of Frame: Unseen Poverty in the Heartland,” and received lots of accolades and attention from everyone who had a chance to watch it and be involved with the film. And as this year’s begun, we have been awarded a Telly Award for […]

  • Michael Ramirez,
  • June 16, 2016

Surreal Media Mastering The Medium

This year’s spring issue of Omaha B2B Magazine features a familiar face for us here at the lab. Featuring our Creative Director/Owner Jason R. Fischer   With our latest amazing year wrapped up, the good folks at Omaha Magazine wanted to shine a spotlight on our very own   read the rest of the article […]

  • Michael Ramirez,
  • June 16, 2016