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Fronteras Episode 624: Host Samantha Sonner speaks with SVP Matt Rauchberg about the impact of the film and TV industry in New Mexico

   

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In the Community: The Booming Film Business

In the Community: The Booming Film Business

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How NM’s film surge is impacting the state’s production companies

By Julian Vadnais / Data Journalist Albuquerque Business First Jul 8, 2016 The film and video production industry in New Mexico continues to grow — just ask some of the local studios. The 20 New Mexico companies on our Film … Continue reading

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ABQ Journal: New Mexico studios packed to the brim

NM studios packed to the brim By Adrian Gomez / Journal Arts & Entertainment Editor Monday, April 18th, 2016 at 12:05am SANTA FE, N.M. — TV’s latest “golden age” is translating into more New Mexico productions than ever. The small screen … Continue reading

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ABQ Journal: NBC’s “Night Shift” Returns for Third Season at ABQ Studios

‘Night Shift’ returns for filming in Duke City By Adrian Gomez / Journal Arts & Entertainment Editor Monday, February 1st, 2016 at 3:45pm Three years and “The Night Shift” is going strong. The NBC drama will begin principal photography this month … Continue reading

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Editorial: NM film industry shining start

One bright star in New Mexico’s generally lackluster economic picture is the film industry, which pumped nearly $290 million into the economy in 2015. A special Journal publication, “Frame by Frame Take 2,” in cooperation with the New Mexico and … Continue reading

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Best Places to Live and Work: Atlanta is #1 City to Live and Work as a Moviemaker in 2016, Albuquerque is #5

Big cities around the country that have invested in large-scale production are drawing Hollywood shoots to their home turf in growing numbers, affording moviemakers the opportunity to explore a spectrum of lifestyles, cultures, and communities. via Best Places to Live … Continue reading

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Year in Review: Film was big TV had a renaissance

The film industry is New Mexico is booming. And officials say momentum will continue in 2016. The New Mexico Film Office says 2015 was the biggest year for film shoots yet. And Santa Fe Studios reported that it’s created 2.74 million job hours around … Continue reading

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ABQ Journal: New Mexico’s film industry’s star continues to rise

By Adrian Gomez / Asst. Arts Editor, Reel NM Saturday, September 26th, 2015 at 11:40pm Joel Smallbone patiently waited between scenes, often taking time to talk to crew members. Smallbone, a member of Christian rock band For King and Country, was … Continue reading

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Examiner: Albuquerque Studios used in 2 major films to open in US theaters Sept. 18, 2015

“Sicario” & “Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials” were both filmed inside the Albuquerque Studios at Albuquerque, NM. Both movies will open in U.S. theaters on Sept. 18, 2015. “Sicario” began shooting from June to August 2014 in Las Lunas, Corrales, Laguna Pueblo, … Continue reading

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‘Independence Day Resurgence’ Unveiled at Albuquerque Studies

Most movies that film in Albuquerque like to keep it a secret when they’re in town, but the makers of the sequel to “Independence Day” are in the Duke City right now and they want the world to know. The … Continue reading

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New laws boost film industry in New Mexico

SANTA FE – Two bills signed into law this week by Gov. Susana Martinez flew under the radar during this year’s 60-day legislative session, but could, in different ways, bolster New Mexico’s already booming film industry. A measure signed Friday … Continue reading

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Newly Signed Breaking Bad Bill will Reignite New Mexico’s Film and Television Industry

Albuquerque, New Mexico – April 4, 2013 – New Mexico’s well-known Breaking Bad bill is now the Breaking Bad Law, as Governor Susana Martinez today signed the landmark bill to return New Mexico’s film and television industry to international competitiveness. … Continue reading

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Prepares The Last Stand

http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=96115 From the Set: Arnold Schwarzenegger Prepares The Last Stand Source: Silas Lesnick November 7, 2012 Arnold Schwarzenegger knows how to make an entrance. Last December, ComingSoon.net was part of a small group of journalists gathered around a monitor on … Continue reading

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Why California needs film incentives: A conversation with Eric Witt

http://www.bizjournals.com/losangeles/news/2012/09/20/why-california-needs-film-incentives.html?page=all Why California needs film incentives: A conversation with Eric Witt L.A. Biz by Gina Hall Date: Thursday, September 20, 2012, 1:20pm PDT – Last Modified: Thursday, September 20, 2012, 3:00pm PDT Does California need to “save” its film industry? … Continue reading

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