Posts tagged "Elgin"

"Recalculating" Premieres in Elgin

March 2nd, 2013: the place is the Marcus Elgin Cinema and the lobby is abuzz with excited audience members excited to see the very first screening of Blue Damen Pictures’ newest short film “Recalculating”. If you weren’t able to join us here is a photo replay: Want more, More, MORE updates? Type your email address... Read more »

Film Shot In Elgin Returns For Premiere

Film Shot In Elgin Returns For Premiere
Blue Damen Pictures To Share Newest Film “Recalculating” With Local Audience First CHICAGO, Feb 06, 2013 – Blue Damen Pictures will be premiering their newest film “Recalculating” at the Elgin Marcus Cinema on Saturday March 2nd, 2013 starting at 2:00pm. The writer, director and members of the cast including Ron Dean and paralympian Katy Sullivan... Read more »

Coming Soon To A Theatre Near You: "Recalculating"

Coming Soon To A Theatre Near You: "Recalculating"
    Now that it is awards season we are all looking forward to seeing the brightest stars walk the red carpet and hear who wins the highest awards for great filmmaking. These are the heights that every filmmaker aspires to reach and this can be a very inspiring time of year. What would you say... Read more »
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The Art Of The Teaser

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One of the most exciting parts of working on a film is that moment when you are first able to begin sharing it with everyone who helped to make it happen and with everyone (you hope) will want to see it. For many films the first glimpse audiences will get to see is a trailer.... Read more »

That's A Wrap! Wrap Party for "Recalculating" and You're Invited

That's A Wrap! Wrap Party for "Recalculating" and You're Invited
Well it has been a wild ride for the past few weeks while we were in production on our newest film “Recalcualting” but we just wrapped principle photography yesterday and now we feel like celebrating! It’s never as much fun to celebrate by yourself so we thought we’d send you an invite to let you... 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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Before The Curtain Rises: An Interview With Pete Garlock

By Greg Kiernan What do you mean this movie had no script? As a writer myself it’s a small wonder why I was so dumbfounded. A movie without a script tells me that no one was there to hammer out the story and make sure it works on paper. No one was there to make... Read more »

It's A Movie Premiere And You're Invited!

Elgin, IL- Blue Damen Pictures is proud to announce the World Premiere of the “Dark Before Dawn” on February 9th at 7:30pm. The film will be showing at Marcus Theatre, located at 111 South Randall Road in Elgin. The “Dark Before Dawn” is a mumblecore type of film. “This film came about very quickly: our... Read more »

Lights, Curtains, Action: Previewing A Film

By Greg Kiernan So there I was walking stiffed-legged through the frigid cold, down Elizabeth Street to a dark building I had never seen before that night.  My breath forms a stinky mist through the scarf wrapped around my face.  My eyes tear from the harsh wind and my normal rosy complexion turns a strawberry... Read more »
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People Who Make Films Because They Love It

We have lift off! My first blog, that is.  This is Greg Kiernan by the way and this is my first time writing on this platform.  Why, you ask, did a person who has never blogged about anything before decide to try it out now?  Because I have some very exciting news — I am... Read more »