About Us


Bluegrass Pictures is a full service film production, finance, and support services company

The principals of Bluegrass Pictures have a proven track record of financing and producing feature films for domestic and international distribution.  


Art, Finance, and Experience

Located in Louisville, Kentucky, Bluegrass Pictures is a full service film  production company dedicated to the art and science of film making.  

Led by Joel Shapiro and a proven management team in the fields of finance, packaging, film production, and post production, the members of the film studio team have collectively produced over 100 feature films. 


Ideal Location for Storytelling

 In addition to being located in one of the top film tax credit states in the country, Louisville has a wonderful diversity of architecture and topography for film locations.