Aksarben Creative, Benson First Friday Join Forces for Riverside Chats

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Aksarben Creative is pleased to announce Benson First Friday (BFF) as a new collaborative partner. The duo will team up to produce weekly episodes of the Riverside Chats podcast. This collaborative partnership will bring attention to artists, musicians, and businesses in the Benson community and aims to promote creativity in Omaha as a whole.

Riverside Chats explores the culture of Omaha and aims to tell the stories of the interesting people active in the city. Featured guests include artists, musicians, comedians, filmmakers, politicians, and business owners.

Benson First Friday is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the region’s emerging and established artists by creating opportunity, exposure and experiences that help them move forward while enriching the cultural competency of the greater Omaha area.

Riverside Chats debuted at The B Side of Benson Theatre on January 6, 2019 with featured guest Cameron Logsdon, a local comedian. Other featured guests include members of Big Muddy Urban Farm, local filmmaker Brigitte Timmerman, Film Streams founder Rachel Jacobson, and congressional candidate Kara Eastman. Riverside Chats will continue to host live events at The B Side of the Benson Theatre, including Senator Megan Hunt on May 29.

This new collaboration will allow for weekly production of the podcast. Recording will take at the BFF office in Benson.

Learn more here.

PRESS RELEASE: "Green on Green" world premiere will take place Aug. 9 at Aksarben Cinema

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“Green on Green” world premiere will take place Aug. 9 at Aksarben Cinema


Omaha, Neb., July 5, 2018 - The world premiere of “Green on Green” will take place Thursday, Aug. 9 at Aksarben Cinema.

“Green on Green” is a feature length film produced by Aksarben Creative. The project was filmed in entirely in Nebraska and features a Nebraska-based cast and crew.

The showing begins at 7 p.m. Tickets will be available for purchase through the Aksarben Cinema box office and online at aksarbencinema.com.

Aksarben Creative is an Omaha-based creative agency focused on developing and promoting creative projects. The company portfolio includes feature films, short films, music videos, podcasts, and branding and marketing services.

“Green on Green” is the fourth feature film produced by Aksarben Creative. Filming took place during the summer of 2017 in Nebraska. The film was written and directed by Tom Knoblauch.

For more information or to arrange an interview, please visit aksarbencreative.com or email Ben Matukewicz at contact@aksarbencreative.com.

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New Short Film to be Released January 22


Aksarben Creative is pleased to announce our newest short film, titled The Living Draft, will be released on Monday, January 22, 2018.

This will be a digital release. The Living Draft will be viewable on our website, aksarbencreative.com.

The Living Draft was written by Tom Knoblauch and Will Forget and was filmed in Omaha, Nebraska in December. Directed by Knoblauch, the short film stars Cassie Hunt, Will Forget, Chris Fago, and Rachel Dinan.

Lakehouse Tavern

Aksarben Creative is pleased to present the branding of the new Lakehouse Tavern, opening soon in Hopkinton, New Hampshire.

It was a pleasure to collaborate with the owners of Lakehouse Tavern to develop the branding for this project. We enjoyed exploring the design themes associated with New England taverns and a lake side setting.

Aksarben Creative offers branding and design services to fit a variety of costumer needs. For more information about our branding services please click here.


NEWS RELEASE - Company Re-branding


We are proud to announce Fatherson Productions, LLC has been re-branded as Aksarben Creative, LLC, effective November 16, 2017.

Fatherson Productions was established in 2013 by Ben Matukewicz and Tom Knoblauch as an independent film production company. Aksarben Creative will serve to promote creative endeavors beyond just filmmaking.

The company's creative portfolio includes three completed feature films, all of which have screened at film festivals and local theaters.

Aksarben Creative is based in Omaha, Nebraska and operates as a limited liability company.