Posts in category "Dark Before Dawn"

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.  

"Dark Before Dawn" In Hollywood

"Dark Before Dawn" In Hollywood
Well, technically it was in Beverly Hills, but who is counting, right? It was our Los Angeles premiere and we were darn proud of it! Our little mumblecore film all grown up and lighting up the big screen in LA! Of course we had to take lots of pictures, so have a seat, grab some... Read more »

"Dark Before Dawn" At LA Women's Film Festival

We always joke that we had to move to Los Angeles to meet people from Chicago. Everywhere we turn there is another new face that we greet like an old friend just because we both hail from the Windy City and understand what it is like to try to get used to a place where... Read more »
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From Elgin To Hollywood: The Little Film That Could

From Elgin To Hollywood: The Little Film That Could
This time last year we were in the midst of furiously working to put the finishing touches on our first feature film “Dark Before Dawn” which we finally premiered in February. If you’re a follower of this blog then you already know that “Dark Before Dawn” was shot on a micro-budget that consisted largely of... Read more »

Five Years of Filming in Chicago

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Everybody wants to be an overnight success. We sometimes fall into the  trap of thinking that the only movies being made are the blockbuster hits that take theatres by storm. It’s easy to be so dazzled by the glitz of an action packed feature film and it’s easy to forget that the people who made... Read more »

3 Reasons To Go Out On A Thursday Night

First of all, I’m sure that savvy Scenesters such as yourself are the adventurous sort who love to shake things up from time to time. Fancy cheeses made in Spain? Why not? Coffee that comes in a tiny cup? All the better to taste the sophistication! A movie on a Thursday night? Well, premieres only... Read more »
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United Film Festival Trailer

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Here is a sneak peek at our film “Dark Before Dawn” which will be making it’s Chicago premiere on Thursday September 27th at 9:30pm as the closing night feature of the United Film Festival: Chicago. We invite you to join us!

Festival First Saves Best For Last

Festival First Saves Best For Last
Not long ago we premiered our very first feature film “Dark Before Dawn” to a full house at the Marcus Cinema in Elgin, IL. It was a grand night and we looked forward to launching our film into the festival circuit with anticipation and optimism. Today, we are delighted to announce that we have been... Read more »

"Dark Before Dawn" on Elgin Today

So we had a premiere a few weeks ago for our new film “Dark Before Dawn”: It was an amazing event and we were so excited to have a chance to share the fruits of our labors with all out supporters and the good folks of Elgin who let us produce the film in their... Read more »
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On With The Show: An Interview With Amy Karen

By Greg Kiernan So the big night has come and what a journey it it has been.  I leave for Elgin from Chicago taking just enough time after I arrive home work to change into my suit.  Upon arriving I am immediately struck by the beauty of the venue. The Marcus theatre of Elgin shimmers... Read more »