The mission of Film Las Cruces is to promote and develop the film and entertainment arts industries in Doña Ana County and Southern New Mexico.

The primary objectives of Film Las Cruces Include:

  • Maintain a film liaison office focused on the development and promotion of the film and entertainment arts industries in the City of Las Cruces, Doña Ana County, and Southern New Mexico.
  • Promote and assist in the development of film and entertainment arts production infrastructure in Las Cruces and Doña Ana County.
  • Collaborate with regional academic institutions, professional film workforce development organizations, and the community to develop and sustain a trained film and entertainment arts workforce.
  • Maintain a comprehensive location, crew, and vendor support database.
  • Support community education about the film and entertainment arts industries.
  • Support local filmmakers.


Jonathon Sepp

Film Liaison

Jon@filmlascruces.com // 575-805-3456

Julie Thompson

Director of Operations

Julie@filmlascruces.com // 575-805-3456

Andrew Jara

Associate Film Liaison

Andrew@filmlascruces.com // 575-805-3456


Jeff Steinborn

State Senator

Matt Byrnes

Chair of DACC Digital Imaging & Design Technology (CMT)

Jerry Prochazka

CEO and Founder at Ganymede Games
CEO and Founder at Cackleberry Games

Pepper Gallegos

Professional Makeup/Hair and Special Effects Makeup Artist / IATSE Local 480 Trustee

Stephen Osborn

Filmmaker, Photographer, CMT

Mark Vasconcellos

Actor, Director, Bigbask Productions

Dave Witt

Producer, ScaryLittle Films

Mitch Fowler

Local 600, CMI

Lynwood Spinks

Retired Film Executive

Christopher Stanley

Independent Producer

Emily K. Gonzales

National Board Certified Teacher

Marilyn Brindis

Producer, Director, Location Manager
Camera Hogs LLC