Blue Like Jazz Is Playing In A Theater Near You

Based on the New York Times’ bestseller by Donald Miller, “Blue Like Jazz” tells the story of a nineteen-year-old sophomore who “tries to escape his Bible Belt upbringing for life in the Pacific Northwest at the most godless campus in America”.  A passion project from the start, filmmakers Donald Miller, (screenwriter) and Steve Taylor (director/screenwriter) used KickStarter to raise $345,992 to get the project off the ground.  Continue reading... “Blue Like Jazz Is Playing In A Theater Near You”

Blue Like Jazz Shooting in Portland

Over four years ago, Steve Taylor and Ben Pearson sat down and wrote “Blue Like Jazz” a feature based on Donald Miller’s New York Times bestselling memoir by the same name.

We caught up with the crew on the set yesterday (they are shooting one more week in the Portland metro area).  They were excited to be seeing their project finally come to life and the whole funding route really is a great story in and of itself.  After Don Miller announced the project was dead due to lack of funding, a Kickstarter campaign began and after a while they were right there at the top of the leader-board.  Continue reading... “Blue Like Jazz Shooting in Portland”