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Bjornquist Films

Bjornquist Films Turn your dream movie into a reality with the help of Bjornquist Films in Brooklyn, New York. Our company is a member of the SAG-AFTRA™ union.

We are a production company that specializes in micro-budget films. Our services are ideal for independent filmmakers, cinephiles, directors, producers, investors, actors, and movie buffs. Although we have a penchant for historic drama, we are committed to telling insightful stories about redemption and human condition within any genre. In business since 2001, we take pride in the quality of our craftsmanship.

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We won Best Feature and Best LGBTQ film! Thanks to  in Athens, Greece! Huge kudos to our amazing cast and crew for their...
01/22/2023

We won Best Feature and Best LGBTQ film! Thanks to in Athens, Greece! Huge kudos to our amazing cast and crew for their brilliant talents! Huzzah! Save the date! UNION screens 6.6.23 at the historic Princess Theater in Decatur, AL for Gay Pride! UNION is playing on most VOD platforms like iTunes, VuDu, Amazon and Redbox among others. Link in comments. 🌈 #

We won several awards over the holidays! Thanks to the  as well as the , the   in Rome and the  in Madrid! Huge Kudos to...
01/13/2023

We won several awards over the holidays! Thanks to the as well as the , the in Rome and the in Madrid! Huge Kudos to our amazing cast and crew for their brilliant talents! Huzzah! Save the date! UNION screens 6.6.23 at the historic Princess Theater in Decatur, AL for Pride! UNION now playing on most VOD platforms like iTunes, VuDu, Amazon and Redbox among others! link in comments!

Super excited to be a Quarterfinalist in the TV pilot category at the Australasian screenplay competition! Huge thanks t...
12/16/2022

Super excited to be a Quarterfinalist in the TV pilot category at the Australasian screenplay competition! Huge thanks to my BFF Judy Krause and my niece, Grace Sullivan, for playing in costumes with me. And to the incomparable Wendy Ploger for the fabulous photography!

Huge thanks to the Rotterdam Independent film festival - RIFF! We won Best Female Director! Congratulations to Virginia ...
12/08/2022

Huge thanks to the Rotterdam Independent film festival - RIFF! We won Best Female Director! Congratulations to Virginia Newcomb on her win at the Zagreb Film Festival in Croatia. (She should have been in Best Actress Category, but we'll take the win)! Also Thanks to the Paris Film Awards! Huge Kudos to our amazing cast and crew for their brilliant talents! Huzzah! Save the date! UNION screens 6.6.23 at the historic Princess Theater in Decatur, AL for Pride! UNION now playing on most VOD platforms like iTunes, VuDu, Amazon and Redbox among others! link in comments!

https://wildfilmmaker.com/as-an-art-student-at-pratt-i-would-venture-to-new-york-city-exclusive-interview-with-whitney-h...
11/14/2022
"As an art student at Pratt I would venture to New York City..." (EXCLUSIVE) Interview with Whitney Hamilton ~ Wild Filmmaker

https://wildfilmmaker.com/as-an-art-student-at-pratt-i-would-venture-to-new-york-city-exclusive-interview-with-whitney-hamilton/

Thanks to Wild Filmmaker for the opportunity!

-Who is Whitney Hamilton? An artist, an actor, a writer/director, producer and lover of horses and history especially hidden history. I grew up in the Deep South – New Orleans, Louisiana and Birmingham, Alabama. I received an art scholarship to Pratt Institute and moved to Brooklyn, New York where...

Huge thanks to the Brussels International film festival - BIFF! We won Best LGBTQ Film! Huge Kudos to our amazing cast a...
11/14/2022

Huge thanks to the Brussels International film festival - BIFF! We won Best LGBTQ Film! Huge Kudos to our amazing cast and crew for their brilliant talents! Huzzah! Save the date! UNION screens 6.6.23 at the historic Princess Theater in Decatur, AL for Pride! UNION now playing on most VOD platforms like iTunes, VuDu, Amazon and Redbox among others! link in comments!

Thanks to Best Indie Film Awards for the shout out Best LGBTQ film! Save the date! UNION screens 6.6.23 at the historic ...
11/09/2022

Thanks to Best Indie Film Awards for the shout out Best LGBTQ film! Save the date! UNION screens 6.6.23 at the historic Princess Theater in Decatur, AL for Pride! UNION now playing on most VOD platforms like iTunes, VuDu, Amazon and Redbox among others! link in comments!

Big Congrats to Bill Schweikert as UNION wins Best Cinematography at the BRNO Film Fest in the Czech Republic!!! Huzzah!...
11/09/2022

Big Congrats to Bill Schweikert as UNION wins Best Cinematography at the BRNO Film Fest in the Czech Republic!!! Huzzah! UNION now playing on most VOD platforms like iTunes, VuDu, Amazon and Redbox among others! link in comments!

Woweee! More awards for  - Best LGBTQ, Best Drama and Best Produced. Big thanks to 8&Half Film Awards. Huge shout out to...
10/23/2022

Woweee! More awards for - Best LGBTQ, Best Drama and Best Produced. Big thanks to 8&Half Film Awards. Huge shout out to our fabulous cast and crew for all their amazing talent!!! Thank you all! Links in comments.

Huge thanks to Nic at the , my friend and neighbor Victoria Hofmo for fascilitating and marketing this event! Judy Kraus...
10/07/2022
Local filmmaker's work has special showing at treasured Bay Ridge theater

Huge thanks to Nic at the , my friend and neighbor Victoria Hofmo for fascilitating and marketing this event! Judy Krause for coming out to the Q & A and her beautiful work in the film as Georgianna. To Bill Schweikert for his fantastic cinematography. To the ever luminous Virginia Newcomb and her incomparable role as Virginia Klaising in the film! And to the entire cast and crew for their amazing talents and drive to tell this story. Huzzah! Heartfelt thanks to the folks who braved the weather to come and see it!

BAY RIDGE — Brooklyn history and American history converged on Wednesday as Bay Ridge’s storied Alpine Cinema hosted a special showing of “Union,” a Civil War film which local resident Whitney Hamilton both directed and starred in. The film, a 20-year labor of love for Hamilton, enjoyed a on...

UNION will be screening at the historic Alpine Cinema on October 4th at 7:00 PM with Q & A to follow in Bay Ridge, Brook...
09/28/2022
UNION Proposal 90 sec

UNION will be screening at the historic Alpine Cinema on October 4th at 7:00 PM with Q & A to follow in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. Reserve your complimentary seat on Eventbrite. Link in comments!

Virginia proposes to Henry

UNION will be screening at the historic Alpine Cinema on October 4th at 7:00 PM with Q & A to follow in Bay Ridge, Brook...
09/22/2022

UNION will be screening at the historic Alpine Cinema on October 4th at 7:00 PM with Q & A to follow in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. Reserve your complimentary seat on Eventbrite. Link in comments!

Woweee! Best Feature at Masters of Cinema FF and Best LGBTQ film at Amsterdam! So grateful! BIG thanks to the cast and c...
08/15/2022

Woweee! Best Feature at Masters of Cinema FF and Best LGBTQ film at Amsterdam! So grateful! BIG thanks to the cast and crew for their amazing talents in telling this story! Streaming links in comments

Woweee! Nice to wake up to after a holiday weekend!  Best Feature, Best LGBTQ film And Best Actress for Virginia Newcomb...
07/05/2022

Woweee! Nice to wake up to after a holiday weekend! Best Feature, Best LGBTQ film And Best Actress for Virginia Newcomb! So grateful! Thanks to Golden Giraffe film festival! And BIG thanks to the cast and crew for their amazing talents in telling this story! Streaming links here: www.union-movie.com

Woweee! Arrow international film festival - Best Feature and Best historical film! So grateful! Thanks so much to the ca...
05/18/2022

Woweee! Arrow international film festival - Best Feature and Best historical film! So grateful! Thanks so much to the cast and crew for their amazing talents in telling this story! Streaming links here: www.union-movie.com

Boop! Best Original Script - UNION. Thank you Seoul International Film Festival! Thanks so much to the cast and crew for...
05/06/2022

Boop! Best Original Script - UNION. Thank you Seoul International Film Festival! Thanks so much to the cast and crew for their amazing talents in telling this story! Streaming links here: www.union-movie.com

Want more of The Gilded Age! www.roguemovie.net Watch it free on Amazon Prime, Xumo, Tubi tv, Alice Movies, Zuzu        ...
04/14/2022

Want more of The Gilded Age! www.roguemovie.net Watch it free on Amazon Prime, Xumo, Tubi tv, Alice Movies, Zuzu

We made the second round at Launch Pad Pilot Competition (episodic TV) for our one-hour historical dramedy pilot, "The P...
04/11/2022

We made the second round at Launch Pad Pilot Competition (episodic TV) for our one-hour historical dramedy pilot, "The Privateers". Huge thanks to my bestie and acting partner, Judy Krause, and my fantastically talented friend Wendy Ploger for the photos!

Boop! Best U.S. Feature film - UNION. Thank you Hollywood International Golden Age Film Festival! Thanks so much to the ...
02/27/2022

Boop! Best U.S. Feature film - UNION. Thank you Hollywood International Golden Age Film Festival! Thanks so much to the cast and crew for their amazing talents in telling this story! Streaming links here: www.union-movie.com

Excited to win Best Editing on My Brother's War!  A great way to begin 2022! Thank you Medusa Film Festival! And thanks ...
02/03/2022

Excited to win Best Editing on My Brother's War! A great way to begin 2022! Thank you Medusa Film Festival! And thanks so much to the cast and crew for their wonderful work in telling this story! Streaming links here: www.bjornquistfilms.com

BIG Congrats to DP Bill Schweikert for winning Best Cinematography on UNION!  A great way to begin 2022! Thank you Medus...
02/01/2022

BIG Congrats to DP Bill Schweikert for winning Best Cinematography on UNION! A great way to begin 2022! Thank you Medusa Film Festival! Thanks so much to the cast and crew for their amazing talents in telling this story! Streaming links here: www.union-movie.com

We won Best Feature Film! Booyah! Also best Female Director and Best LGBTQ film!!! A great way to end a challenging year...
12/30/2021

We won Best Feature Film! Booyah! Also best Female Director and Best LGBTQ film!!! A great way to end a challenging year! Thank you NYC International Film Festival! Thanks so much to the cast and crew for their amazing talents in telling this story! Streaming links here: www.union-movie.com

12/04/2021
My Brother's War trailer

"My Brother's War" (2005) - the prequel to UNION is coming to your favorite streamer soon! You can watch it now on and Amazon Prime.

12/04/2021

"My Brother's War" (2005) - the prequel to UNION is coming soon to your favorite streamer! You can watch it on and Amazon Prime now.

We won Best U.S. Feature Film! Booyah! Thank you Austin International Art Festival! Thanks so much to the cast and crew ...
11/14/2021

We won Best U.S. Feature Film! Booyah! Thank you Austin International Art Festival! Thanks so much to the cast and crew for their amazing talents in telling this story! Streaming links here: www.union-movie.com

We won Best International Feature! Thank you Sicily Art Cinema Festival!
10/27/2021

We won Best International Feature! Thank you Sicily Art Cinema Festival!

Thank you Sicily Art Cinema Festival! You can stream UNION on most VOD platforms. www.union-movie.com
10/02/2021

Thank you Sicily Art Cinema Festival! You can stream UNION on most VOD platforms. www.union-movie.com

We made Semi Finalist at the Hollyshorts Screenplay competition (episodic TV) for our half-hour historical dramedy pilot...
09/18/2021

We made Semi Finalist at the Hollyshorts Screenplay competition (episodic TV) for our half-hour historical dramedy pilot, "The Privateers". Huge thanks to my bestie and acting partner, Judy Krause, and my fantastically talented friend Wendy Ploger for the photos!

We made the second round at Austin Film Festival Screenplay competition (episodic TV) for our half-hour historical drame...
09/16/2021

We made the second round at Austin Film Festival Screenplay competition (episodic TV) for our half-hour historical dramedy pilot, "The Privateers". Huge thanks to my bestie and acting partner, Judy Krause, and my fantastically talented friend Wendy Ploger for the photos!

We're on TCL Channel Roku! Streaming free. Check it out!
09/07/2021

We're on TCL Channel Roku! Streaming free. Check it out!

Full moon blessings indeed! Best Director winner! Thank you Toronto Independent Film Festival! You can stream UNION on m...
08/22/2021

Full moon blessings indeed! Best Director winner! Thank you Toronto Independent Film Festival! You can stream UNION on most VOD platforms. www.union-movie.com

We hit top 15% on The Red List via Coverfly for our half-hour historical dramedy pilot, "The Privateers". Huge thanks to...
08/14/2021

We hit top 15% on The Red List via Coverfly for our half-hour historical dramedy pilot, "The Privateers". Huge thanks to my bestie and acting partner, Judy Krause, and my fantastically talented friend Wendy Ploger for the photos!

Thank you Toronto and Cift! You can stream UNION on most VOD platforms. www.union-movie.com
08/03/2021

Thank you Toronto and Cift! You can stream UNION on most VOD platforms. www.union-movie.com

Great news to wake up to! We're a quarterfinalist at  for our TV pilot. Huge thanks to Wendy Ploger for her amazing phot...
07/25/2021

Great news to wake up to! We're a quarterfinalist at for our TV pilot. Huge thanks to Wendy Ploger for her amazing photography! And Judy Krause for her talent and grace!

We Won! Thanks to Tokyo International Monthly Film Festival! You can stream UNION on most VOD platforms. www.union-movie...
07/20/2021

We Won! Thanks to Tokyo International Monthly Film Festival! You can stream UNION on most VOD platforms. www.union-movie.com

'Henry' Kieler and Virginia Klaising's epic love story in "My Brother's War" (a prequel to "UNION") streaming on Tello F...
07/15/2021

'Henry' Kieler and Virginia Klaising's epic love story in "My Brother's War" (a prequel to "UNION") streaming on Tello Films and Amazon Prime.

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