The monthly news feed from Film Las Cruces.

Blackmagic Design Offers Free Summer Training: DaVinci Resolve 16

Blackmagic Design is happy to announce they will continue hosting free DaVinci Resolve 16 online workshops and classes throughout the summer! All are welcome! Introduction to DaVinci Resolve 16 class (Spanish speaking class) Date: July 6,7,8,9,10 Time: 12pm - 4pm PST (2pm-6pm GMT5) Instructor: Diego Yhama Cohosts: Virginia Ghiglione/Gaspar Sanchez Link to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_xPTUvsK3R9K54CIZPtja3g   ____________ Introduction to DaVinci Resolve 16 [...]

By |June 26th, 2020|Monthly News|Comments Off on Blackmagic Design Offers Free Summer Training: DaVinci Resolve 16

Las Cruces Area Filmmakers Showcased in New Statewide “Wear a Mask” Public Service Announcements 

June 10, 2020 Las Cruces Area Filmmakers Showcased in New Statewide “Wear a Mask” Public Service Announcements  SANTA FE –The State of New Mexico has released four public service announcement (PSA) commercials urging people to wear face masks and promote COVID Safe Practices.  The short videos are available for sharing on social media and New [...]

By |June 10th, 2020|Monthly News|Comments Off on Las Cruces Area Filmmakers Showcased in New Statewide “Wear a Mask” Public Service Announcements 

Film Las Cruces Monthly Board Meeting – UPDATE

Due to the Covid-19 virus, Film Las Cruces will be moving our monthly meetings to a conference call model while the social distancing requirements are in place. We will still be meeting at the same time and, as always, the public is welcome to participate. If you wish to join our conference call, please email [...]

By |April 8th, 2020|Monthly News|Comments Off on Film Las Cruces Monthly Board Meeting – UPDATE

Film Las Cruces Launches The “At Home! Movie Contest”

Official Contest Link: www.FilmLasCruces.com/At-Home-Movie-Contest March 31, 2020 Contact: Jon Foley (575) 805-3456 (Las Cruces)  With all citizens encouraged to stay at home during the Coronavirus, Film Las Cruces is launching the “At Home! Movie Contest” to help residents have some fun and create some entertaining and educational videos for the city and state.  The Contest will [...]

By |March 31st, 2020|Monthly News|Comments Off on Film Las Cruces Launches The “At Home! Movie Contest”

Longtime New Mexico Film Industry Veteran Hired to Lead Las Cruces Film Office

March 19, 2020 Contact: Don Gray (505) 670-2334 or Jeff Steinborn (575) 635-5615 Film Las Cruces has announced the hiring of Don Gray, a longtime New Mexico film industry professional, as the Director of the Las Cruces Film Office. Gray has been a fixture in the New Mexico film industry for nearly twenty years and [...]

By |March 19th, 2020|Monthly News|Comments Off on Longtime New Mexico Film Industry Veteran Hired to Lead Las Cruces Film Office

The New Mexico Film Office Updates on COVID-19 Response

**FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 16, 2020 Contact: Alicia J. Keyes (505) 827-0300 Alicia.Keyes@state.nm.us SANTA FE, N.M. - The New Mexico State Department of Workforce Solutions (NMDWS) has announced support for workers who have lost their jobs, or suffered a reduction in salary, due to the COVID-19 virus. This support covers eligible entertainment industry workers in [...]

By |March 17th, 2020|Monthly News|Comments Off on The New Mexico Film Office Updates on COVID-19 Response

Film Las Cruces Helps Create New State Film Incentive – Extra 5% Film Credit Will Help Emerging Film Communities

Film Las Cruces Helps Create New State Film Incentive Extra 5% Film Credit Will Help Emerging Film Communities March 29, 2019 Contact: Jeff Steinborn, jeff@filmlascruces.com Today, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed into law an expansion of New Mexico’s film incentive program.  Included in the new law is a provision proposed by State Senator and Film [...]

By |January 15th, 2020|Monthly News|Comments Off on Film Las Cruces Helps Create New State Film Incentive – Extra 5% Film Credit Will Help Emerging Film Communities

Film Technician Training Program Scholarship

Film Las Cruces continues to offer scholarships for Doña Ana Community College students attending the Film Technician Training Program held at Film Las Cruces Studios. Through the New Mexico State University Foundation, Inc, Film Las Cruces will be offering multiple scholarships each semester through the NMSU Foundation. Applicants hoping to receive the scholarship, must meet the following [...]

By |January 15th, 2020|Monthly News|Comments Off on Film Technician Training Program Scholarship

First Film Shot Entirely in Las Cruces Screening

First film shot entirely in Las Cruces to return to the Rio Grande Theatre fifty-four years after its national premiere. The Las Cruces International Film Festival and Film Las Cruces present, “The Devil’s Mistress” by director Orville “Buddy” Wanzer on Saturday, December 5th at the Rio Grande Theatre. Wanzer’s 1965 cult classic was the first feature [...]

By |October 17th, 2019|Monthly News|Comments Off on First Film Shot Entirely in Las Cruces Screening

DACC GO Bond Includes a Creative Media Building

NEWS RELEASE - From Doña Ana Community College Las Cruces – Doña Ana Community College (DACC) President Dr. Mónica Torres announced a DACC General Obligation Bond will be part of the Doña Ana County election ballot on November 5, 2019. The DACC Bond will provide funding to refurbish infrastructure, as well as modernize and construct [...]

By |September 16th, 2019|Monthly News|Comments Off on DACC GO Bond Includes a Creative Media Building