Archive for June 2013

6 Reasons Why Chicago Is Great For Independent Filmmakers

6 Reasons Why Chicago Is Great For Independent Filmmakers
  It’s our birthday! Blue Damen Pictures, our humble Chicago-based film production company is turning SIX years old today. In this day and age that feels like an accomplishment, and we owe a lot to our Windy City roots. So to celebrate our sixth lap around the sun here are six reasons why Chicago is... Read more »

10 Things Never To Say To A Filmmaker

So you’ve just met a filmmaker for the first time and you want to make a good impression. You want to ask thoughtful and relevant questions- how hard could it be? Right? You like movies and they make movies. Conversation should flow like the smooth jazz of Kenny G. Right? Well, it’s possible if you... Read more »

Hollywood Is Imploding!! Oh Wait, We Already Knew That

Hollywood Is Imploding!! Oh Wait, We Already Knew That
Lately there has been an article from the Hollywood Reporter making the rounds entitled “Steven Spielberg Predicts ‘Implosion’ of Film Industry”. The gist of the article is this: Hollywood is having an increasingly difficult time luring audiences into movie theatres. Studios are committing more and more money to a few extravagantly big budget films to... Read more »
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Pete Garlock Gives Killer Interview on 'Elgin Today'

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Pete Garlock of Blue Damen Pictures talks about “Recalculating”, “Dark Before Dawn”, and taking a film from Elgin to Hollywood. Want more, More, MORE updates? Type your email address in the box and click the “Create Subscription” button. Blue Damen Pictures’ list is completely spam free, and you can opt out at any time.