Amberock Productions LLC was founded in 2016 by husband and wife producing team Richard and Amber Blake. In 2016, they went into production on their freshman feature film, "The Rocket." Their first project, though challenging, found its way into peoples hearts around the country and received international distribution after a select theater run.
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The Rocket premiered before its official release date in 2018 at the world renowned Landmark Oriental Theatre in downtown Milwaukee, WI. Over 1400 people were in attendance in the 1100 seat theatre breaking any previous attendance record in that theatre's history.
The Rocket played as the theatrical headliner in 18 Film Festivals in 2018. It won best feature film overall at 8 of those festivals, including the Burbank Film Festival. In addition it received 6 Audience Choice awards. It was acquired for DVD and Blu-ray distribution by Wal-Mart, Target, & Best Buy, as well as major streaming distribution on Amazon Prime Video, ITunes, XBox, PlayStation, VUDU, and FandangoNow.
Amberock Productions continues to be in development on several projects. After the financial and festival success of The Rocket, they were able to go into production on their sophomore outing, "Blame", directed by BJ Rayniak. The film is due out September 21st, 2021. It premiered theatrically August 20th, 2021 at Emangine Theaters in Lake Geneva, WI. Blame also broke the theater's longtime attendance record with a standing room only Q &A following the film. In addition Blame screened at The Cannes Film Festival in 2022. Amberock Production's third project, "The Actor" will be released late 2023 or early 2024.