Greetings denizens of the internet!
If you're like me you find yourself surfing the web a lot: like, a LOT a lot. Really I don't care about what Miley Cyrus just wore on the red carpet or whether Kim Kardashian is smiling too soon after divorce or whether the electromagnetic fields created by hairdryers cause athsma in unborn babies (I kid you not, that's a real thing- it has to be: I saw it on the internet!) but I click on them anyway because there just hasn't been a compelling website that fulfills all my needs as a human being.
Now that the "Dark Before Dawn" official website is live I have a better URLs to visit. Now I can see behind-the-scenes photos, production stills, the newest blog entries from the production team, bios of the living legends themselves and I can even post comments and get real live responses! In fact, we're so excited to get comments on our website that we're making a commitment to respond to each and every one of them if we can, so please give us a shout out.
Still to come is the completed trailer for "Dark Before Dawn"- so stay tuned. We'll be sure to update you here when it is ready, but you'll also be able to see it on (what's that?) our website! (See what I did there?) So check back regularly and we'll look forward to hearing from you soon.
(In case the link doesn't work the website address is http://www.darkbeforedawn-movie.com/)
Some people wait for Christmas with breathless anticipation, but not our director Gwydhar- she's been spending her sleepless nights just waiting for today: Tuesday October 18th to come. Why? Because a few weeks ago she was asked to say a few words at the groundbreaking for a new Artspace building in Elgin. For those of us who don't know, Artspace is a [fantastic/visionary/wonderful] organization that builds affordable live/work spaces for artists of all kinds. I mean, not like we looked it up or are considering this new Elgin Artspace building as a headquarters for Blue Damen Pictures or anything...
Anyway Gwydhar now feels like a bigshot and her head is so swelled up that she has to grease her ears to fit through doorways. She's all: "everyone come and see me on Tuesday the 18th! I'm going to be talking at a groundbreaking!"
We're not even sure she knows what a groundbreaking is, but we're going to guess that it probably isn't quite such a gala event as all that. BUT it's for a good cause and, heck, it's right around the corner from some of the locations that we shot "Dark Before Dawn" at, so why not come out and see it, am I right?
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May 13, 2011 - May 27, 2011
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For a donation of $25, you'll get a DVD of the final film, signed by the actors and the director. You'll also get 25 hipster points, so you can declare things passe.
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If you donate $50, you'll get a signed DVD of the final film and 2 tickets to our special underground pre-premiere for cast and crew and people like you. Be sure to wear the dark rimmed glasses that you earned with your 50 hipster points...but, only to be ironic.
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If you donate $100, you'll get the signed DVD, 2 tickets to the special underground pre-premiere, access to special bonus materials, and a "Scene Made Possible By" mention in the credits. That's right- you're not earning hipster points anymore (thats so mainstream) you're earning 100 scenester points instead. You don't need to tell people you donated to be ironic- they totally know.
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If you donate $1000 you're so far underground you've struck oil. A Scenester of your caliber will get the signed DVD, 2 VIP tickets to the underground pre-premiere, access to special bonus materials, a "Presented By" card at the beginning of the film, and the producers of "Night Train" will take you out for dinner in Chicago's own Wicker Park neighborhood where the blue line el meets Damen street.