Posts tagged "mumblecore"

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 »

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 »

What's In a Name Anyway?

Between you and me and the fencepost our current little film project will always be called “Night Train” deep down in our hearts. Good hipsters everywhere will someday have the pleasure, nay, the privilege of referring to our underground title of “Night Train”. Super scenesters might even go so far as to call it “MCNT” which... Read more »
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The Glasses Say It All

We could argue for a long time about what “irony” really is, but when you get right down to it I think that getting a donation of hipster glasses as the result of shooting a mumblecore film counts. Let me set the scene for you: Hipster Gwydhar says: “Visualize This”. It was a dark and... Read more »

Behind The Scenes of "Night Train"

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and since it’s Friday I thought I’d give the keyboard a break and just share some behind-the-scenes photos from our recent shoot for our mumblecore style film entitled “Night Train”. Photos taken by Nancy LaLuntas. The actors rehearsing their first scene at the train station. A... Read more »

Downtown Elgin's Starring Role in Independent Film

Production of the Film “Night Train” Showcases Rejuvenated Downtown Elgin   Blue Damen Pictures will be producing their first feature film “Night Train” right in downtown Elgin this Memorial Day Weekend. Shot entirely on location in a single weekend “Night Train” will feature local businesses and Elgin’s revitalized parks, Main Street and riverfront in the... Read more »
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