Posts tagged "LA Women's Film Festival"

"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 »

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 »

Keeping Women Out of Film

Keeping Women Out of Film
Last week I volunteered to help out at the Los Angeles Women’s Film Festival. For the past two years this was a festival at which we screened our films “The Visionary” and “Mattress World”. To be on the other side of the other side of the proverbial velvet rope was eye-opening about some of the... Read more »
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Looking Back, Looking Forward

We hope this letter finds you in good spirits as we prepare to celebrate the New Year! As much as we look forward to a little holiday rest and relaxation we are busier than ever here at Blue Damen Pictures and as we look forward to a bright New Year we wanted to take a... Read more »

Up Coming Screenings of "Mattress World"

You’ve heard the expression “Let’s get this show on the road?” Well, that is just what we plan to do for the next few months! Within the next month we will be taking “Mattress World” from coast to coast. Like a tour. We should make t-shirts… MARCH 19th, 2011 This will be our third year... Read more »

Chicago- The Worst Place To Visit Ever?

Chicago- The Worst Place To Visit Ever?
As March nears we are in the process of making plans to travel literally coast to coast to screen our most recent film “Mattress World” at film festivals. Our first stop will be Vegas for the Vegas Media Expo followed shortly by the LA Women’s Film Festival, followed shortly by the Lichtfield Hills Film Festival... Read more »
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What Are the Holidays Without A Little Tinsel?

What Are the Holidays Without A Little Tinsel?
Greetings!                 Happy New Year! It is always bittersweet to realize another year has come to an end, but in looking back we realized that 2010 was a wonderful year for us here at Blue Damen Pictures. We thought we’d take a moment to share with you some of the success that your support has... Read more »

True Blue: When Color Matters and When It Doesn't

As a Chicagoan there is a special place in my heart for Blues music, so it comes as no surprise that a short film entitled “Blues” should catch my eye at the LA Women’s Film Festival last month. The story is straightforward: two boys, a religious Jew and African-American, bond over their shared love of... Read more »

The Last Epic Hero

As the director Sarah R Lotfi says: “It’s not just about being heroic but about being a hero in the mythological sense”. She is, of course, describing her film entitled “The Last Bogatyr” which I recently had the pleasure of seeing at the LA Women’s Film Festival. For those of you who don’t happen to... Read more »
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