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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 […]


The New Re-elect Ben Gray Website is Live!

City Councilman and City Council President Ben Gray has served the community in Omaha and in his beloved home District 2 for near 40 years, from the early years of photojournalism for KETV news, to hosting his own Public Affairs show, Kaleidoscope, before putting his hat into the political arena, where he’s now represented District […]

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  • March 16, 2017

“To Become Great…” A New Project READY Short Film.

New Year, New Project Ready The Urban League of Nebraska and Whitney Young are two names we’ve become familiar with here at Surreal and with our past projects collaborating with them to create videos for employment outreach, and working with our local youth to produce multiple videos that have been shown at the main National […]


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!) […]


A Summer of Step Up

This summer, like every summer for the last 5 years the Step Up Program has connected local youth with employers. Whats different this year? There’s been a huge expansion of the program since it started, with even more sponsors and partners than before, including having a dedicated film crew (Hint…It was Us!) to share their vision to even more members of […]


Double Feature at the Omaha Film Festival!

Two of the biggest projects we worked on in the last year continue to spread their wings and premiere in new venues. This time in a venue near and dear to us. (Literally near, since their main office is right next door to ours!) The short length documentaries of ‘Project Ready’ and ‘Work Their Best’ […]


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 […]


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 […]


Europe in review

What an amazing opportunity to go to Europe and work. It was work, right? Yes in deed. Not having a full crew I, Jason Fischer was able to use a MAW (Makeup and Wardrobe) person there as well as other talented folks there for shoots. Went to a beautiful place in Amsterdam to an amazing […]