We are



We are storytellers. Aksarben Creative is committed to promoting creativity in our community through the production and promotion of creative content. In addition to our own content, we offer creative services to help others tell their story.

feature films / short films / music videos / podcasts / photography / branding / strategy


 We are local.


We are local. Aksarben Creative is based in the historic Benson neighborhood of Omaha, Nebraska. We value our local connection and strive to support local artists, musicians, businesses, and organizations in our community.

Aksarben Creative supports local. We encourage you to do the same.


Meet our team.


Ben Matukewicz

Creative Director

Ben Matukewicz co-founded Aksarben Creative and serves as President and Creative Director. He has produced feature films, short films, and music videos. Matukewicz has a background in branding, marketing, and public relations. He is a resident of Benson and active in the local craft beer community.


Tom Knoblauch

Director of Creative Strategy

Tom Knoblauch co-founded Aksarben Creative and serves as Vice President and Director of Creative Strategy. He has written and directed feature films and short films and has written two novels. Knoblauch has experience in radio and podcasting, and currently hosts Riverside Chats and The Medium Roast.


Will Forget

Creative Development

Will Forget joined Aksarben Creative in 2014 to act in and help produce feature films and shorts. He serves as Director of Creative Development. Forget co-hosts The Medium Roast.


Abigail C.K. Lill

Project Development

Abigail joined Aksarben Creative in 2018 and serves as Director of Project Development. She wrote and directed the short film Racist Cannibal. Lill has a background in playwriting and is a proud supporter of arts in the Midwest. She is active in the local hockey community.


Ross Doehling

Content Development

Ross Doehling joined Aksarben Creative in 2016 as a creative consultant and serves as Director of Content Development. He has assisted with production on several short films and an upcoming web series. Doehling has experience in stand-up comedy and sketch writing.