Writer / Director – Eric Blue
Eric Blue, known by his friends simply as “Blue” is an award winning writer/director based out of Atlanta, Georgia. Blue’s latest feature film, BEACON POINT, is an award winning SciFi Thriller, that premiered at the Chinese Theatre in Hollywood and will be featured on iTunes, Amazon, Walmart, Red Box and other outlets in the Spring of 2017. Blue is the president of Blue Lantern Films and his world class team of industry professionals is currently developing several new projects, including movies and a TV series. Blue Lantern Films is focused on compelling, entertaining content, that will appeal to a wide audience. Other notable films by Blue Lantern Films include; THIS SIDE UP, LOST CROSSING, LOOK, BROKEN MOMENT and the comedy, PARKED AND EMPTY. Blue’s films have been chosen as “Official Selections” by film festivals around the world. In 2007, Blue won the Accolade Competition – Best of Show award for LOST CROSSING. He was also runner-up for the Southeast Media Award Screenplay Competition, won 2 “Best Of” awards for his work in the 48 Hour Film Project, won the Audience Award at the Decatur Film Festival and won the Atlanta Film Slam. In 2004, Blue was a semi-finalist in HBO’s Project Greenlight Director’s contest, chosen out of thousands of other candidates.
Producer / Post Production Supervisor – Scott Salamon
Scott is a long time collaborator with Bluelantern Films. As producer and editor on numerous BLF productions, he’s proven to be a rich creative source. With over a decade of experience in broadcast and commercial editorial, Scott continues to cover new ground in the world of feature films. Currently, Scott is dailies producing for clients such as Paramount, Sony and Universal. He brings a strong background for story concepts, content creation, as well as media management and delivery. Scott’s role as lead editor, on the award winning short film Lost Crossing, was the genesis of a long running partnership with Blue.
Production Designer – Karen Blue
Production Designer Karen Blue brings an impressive design resume to the BlueLantern Films team. Karen was part of the design team on such restaurants as the Eiffel Tower restaurant in the Paris Casino, Las Vegas, Quattro, part of the Four Seasons in Houston, and Fearings, Dallas. Karen has amazing artistic vision and a keen eye for design. Her past credits include the short films, This Side Up, Lost Crossing, Look and Parked and Empty, as art director, set decorator, costume designer and make-up artist. Karen is also an actor, a singer and dancer, having been in several short films and performances.
Writer / Production Consultant – Traci Carroll
Traci Carroll works as an Executive Creative Director for Warner Home Entertainment. Over the last 12 years, she has lead the creative direction of packaging and advertising for films on DVD and Blu-ray including The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, GoodFellas 20th anniversary, Seven Collector’s Edition, Blade Runner 25th and 30th Anniversaries, The Kubrick Collection, The Matrix 10th Anniversary, A Clockwork Orange 40th Anniversary, the Harry Potter franchise and she is currently working on The Hobbit. She has also worked on the development of made-for-video animated movies for major characters and brands such as Scooby-Doo, Tom & Jerry and DC Comics. In 2006 she began working on script-to-shelf original movies based on key Warner Bros. franchises across all genres such as The Lost Boys, A Cinderella Story, House on Haunted Hill, Pure Country and Watchmen. She also works on original direct-to-consumer movies such as 2012’s Thunderstruck, starring NBA Superstar Kevin Durant and the Raw Feed series of genre pictures. Her work at Warner Bros. has been recognized for many awards for packaging, advertising and DVD menu design, including a Keyart award for Best Home Entertainment Trailer for Blade Runner: The Final Cut and Best Home Entertainment Keyart for Blade Runner 30th Anniversary.