The monthly news feed from Film Las Cruces.

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

Film Business Workshop August 17 & 18

The Doña Ana Arts Council (DAAC) is partnering with the New Mexico Film Foundation  to present a film business workshop by Ben Yennie of Guerrilla Rep Media of San Francisco, CA on August 17 & 18 at the DAAC Arts & Cultural Center, 1740 Calle de Mercado, Mesilla, NM in the Bulletin Plaza. The cost [...]

By |July 23rd, 2019|Monthly News|Comments Off on Film Business Workshop August 17 & 18

Borderscene Film Festival Kicks Off 2nd Year

ANOTHER YEAR, A NEW NAME! BORDERLANDS FILM FESTIVAL BECOMES BORDERSCENE FILM FESTIVAL SEPTEMBER 4 - 9, 2019 July 23, 2019 – After a successful debut in 2018, it’s an all new year for The Borderlands Film Festival, continuing as the Borderscene Film Festival in the Fall of 2019. The mission of the Borderscene Film Festival [...]

By |July 23rd, 2019|Monthly News|Comments Off on Borderscene Film Festival Kicks Off 2nd Year

Statement Regarding City of Las Cruces Film Studio RFP Award

Contact: Film Las Cruces President Jeff Steinborn, 575-635-5615 // jeff@filmlascruces.com “Film Las Cruces applauds the City’s negotiation with the Tetrad Property Group and Cinespace Film Studios to partner with the City of Las Cruces to construct and operate a film studio in Las Cruces. This is the culmination of five years of hard work by [...]

By |December 17th, 2018|Monthly News|Comments Off on Statement Regarding City of Las Cruces Film Studio RFP Award