The monthly news feed from Film Las Cruces.

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 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 |September 15th, 2019|Monthly News|Comments Off on Film Las Cruces Helps Create New State Film Incentive – Extra 5% Film Credit Will Help Emerging Film Communities

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

Film Technician Training Program Scholarship

For the third straight semester, 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 3 $750 scholarships. Students who are awarded the scholarships should expect to get [...]

By |August 27th, 2018|Monthly News|Comments Off on Film Technician Training Program Scholarship

Film Las Cruces Working to Support Clint Eastwood Film

July 9, 2018 For the last several months Film Las Cruces has been working to assist the new Clint Eastwood movie “The Mule,” set to partially film in Las Cruces in late July. This support has included intensive location scouting, assistance with production logistics, and facilitating the recent casting call held at the Film Las [...]

By |July 9th, 2018|Monthly News|Comments Off on Film Las Cruces Working to Support Clint Eastwood Film

A Stellar Cast For A Stellar Cause

Film Las Cruces is excited to announce that the feature film, "All The World is Sleeping," has begun production in Las Cruces, New Mexico. The film stars Melissa Barrera ("Vida"), Jackie Cruz ("Orange Is the New Black"), Luis Bordonada ("Vida", "Better Call Saul"), Jorge Garcia ("Lost" , "Hawaii Five-0"), and Lisandra Tena ("Fear of the Walking Dead"). [...]

By |May 29th, 2018|Monthly News|Comments Off on A Stellar Cast For A Stellar Cause

Film Technician Training Scholarship Deadline 2/07/18

With every email I receive, my excited continues to grow. Our efforts to increase workforce development in Doña Ana County have led us on a fantastic journey and we intend to continue increasing resources for filmmakers in our area. This program paved the way for myself, and many others, to be prepared to step on a film [...]

By |January 23rd, 2018|Monthly News|Comments Off on Film Technician Training Scholarship Deadline 2/07/18