Lights Out in Blackham
Check out the new Extended Trailer!

Check out the new Extended Trailer!

The new extended trailer for Lights Out in Blackham is live! I hope everyone enjoys and if you do, then SHARE SHARE SHARE. Share with your friends, your mail man and all complete strangers. If you like what you see please toss a nickel into the donation form on the...
Put yourself in the Film credits!

Put yourself in the Film credits!

Many fans of the film, the Cajuns and friends of Coach Shipley missed out on our successful kickstarter campaign earlier this year where we raised our start up funds of $3,500.00 in a mere two weeks(give yourselves a hand!!) All of them ask “how can i help?” Donating to the...
Legacy of Hope

Legacy of Hope

Coach Shipley passed away last week and in his absence he left a legacy of hope for many children with heart conditions. The Beryl Shipley Mended Hearts¬†Scholarships help children with heart problems take some of the financial load off of their families. It’s a wonderful program and I highly encourage...
UL Lafayette President, Dr. E. Joseph Savoie honors Beryl Shipley

UL Lafayette President, Dr. E. Joseph Savoie honors Beryl Shipley

UL Lafayette President, Dr. E. Joseph Savoie presented former UL basketball coach with an award honoring him for his years of service to the University. We were there to capture the moment and below are photos from that fateful day. The award was constructed from Coach Shipley’s seat at Blackham...
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Chatting with Charlie English

Chatting with Charlie English

The nerds crew sat down with Cajuns big man Charlie English for the film and came away with some good tales of the Shipley boys. ¬†I must admit i was a bit surprised when i opened the door and was confronted with Charlie’s towing stature. Once Charlie sat down and we began rolling the country...
Kicking it with Payton Townsend

Kicking it with Payton Townsend

To be honest when we sat down with Payton i didn’t know what to expect. We had talked over the phone several times and in each conversation the nearly seven foot tall Townsend was very cool, calm and QUIET! Once we sat down and shined the lights on him Payton slowly settled in and then...
Dean Church Interview

Dean Church Interview

Dean Church, Shipley’s first All American(two time All American if your counting…and you are) pulled into Lafayette for a bit story telling with the Nerds crew. Dean was a member of the first all white basketball team from the deep south to participate in an integrated contest at the Kansas City NAIA national championship tournament....
Beryl Shipley Tribute Gala is booked!!!

Beryl Shipley Tribute Gala is booked!!!

Become a part of history as you walk the red carpet with USL basketball legends Bo lamar, Freddie Sunders and many more alongside current players and coaches as we kick off the inaugural “Beryl Shipley Classic” tournament. Fans will get a sneak peek at new unseen footage from the film “Lights Out in Blackham”, meet...
Shipley Classic Tournament

Shipley Classic Tournament

Every winter Lafayette, LA would host the premiere winter tournament-The Bayou Classic. Teams from across the nation would wait for the invite then hop on down to Cajun Country to get there respective hats handed to them by Shipley’s run and gun Cajuns. The showdown continued after Shipley’s departure but eventually lost steam and faded...
Marvin Winkler

Marvin Winkler

"Marvelous Marv", "Wink", "Eddie"...if you have three nicknames you're doing something right in my book. We finally got to meet Marvin Winkler and sit down for a lengthy and quite intense six hour session for the film
Bo Lamar

Bo Lamar

The Nerd Pictures crew got to sit down with All time Cajuns guard Dwight "Bo" Lamar. Bo was our first player interview for the film and we came away with some great material.
Lights Out crew on KLFY!

Lights Out crew on KLFY!

KLFY came out to interview our main man Douglas and provided the public with a little background on the film.
8th day of shooting.

8th day of shooting.

We had a great time shooting b-roll on Friday and on Saturday we interviewed Ron Gomez. It was a very productive shoot and we are happy to share some behind the scenes photos with you. Click the thumbnail for the full photo.
7th Day of shooting.

7th Day of shooting.

We spent last weekend shooting in Blackham. On Friday we shot b-roll and on Saturday we interviewed Ron Gomez. It was a very productive shoot and we are happy to share some behind the scenes photos with you. Click the thumbnail for the full photo.
Signing the posters/CDs for Kickstarter pledges!

Signing the posters/CDs for Kickstarter pledges!

First off I want to thank all of our Kickstarter supporters! We made our goal and now it’s time for us to send out your rewards. The posters are in and the entire NERD Pictures crew was on hand to sign them for our amazing pledges. Once again, we can’t thank those of you that...
6th Day of Shooting

6th Day of Shooting

We finished our 6th day of shooting last week! Check out the pics below.