The monthly news feed from Film Las Cruces.

18 Year Old Las Cruces Writer/Director Screens Feature Film

For Immediate Release September 26th, 2022 Contact: Jonathon Sepp 575-805-3456 LAS CRUCES, NM – Local Las Cruces Filmmaker, Xzavier Estrada, premiered his first feature length film, “Abnormality,” to a vibrant audience of more than 175 people. This private event was held at the historic Rio Grande Theatre in Downtown Las Cruces on Sunday, September 25th [...]

By |September 26th, 2022|Monthly News|Comments Off on 18 Year Old Las Cruces Writer/Director Screens Feature Film

Film Las Cruces Virtual Workshops

Every month, Film Las Cruces puts on virtual workshops about a variety of topics ranging from make-up, healthcare, union representation, acting, and more. We bring in experts from all over the state to talk to our local film community and share their experience! This month's workshop was on acting and we had a great turn [...]

By |September 15th, 2022|Monthly News|Comments Off on Film Las Cruces Virtual Workshops

Gov. Lujan Grisham announces film production company to headquarter in Las Cruces

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nora Meyers Sackett Press Secretary, Office of the Governor nora.sackett@state.nm.us August 17, 2022 $3 million state LEDA investment to 828 Productions set to anchor innovative media business in New Mexico LAS CRUCES, N.M. – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced on Wednesday that a full-service film and production company has chosen Las [...]

By |August 17th, 2022|Monthly News|Comments Off on Gov. Lujan Grisham announces film production company to headquarter in Las Cruces

No Cost Covid-19 Testing For Locally Produced Independent Film Projects

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Dave Witt WittVision - Owner info@WittVision.com August 2nd, 2022 – The film industry has been hard hit by COVID-19. With widespread production delays, increased costs and challenges as a direct result of shutdowns related to the pandemic, it is essential to protect the health and safety of film crews and talent alike. [...]

By |August 2nd, 2022|Monthly News|Comments Off on No Cost Covid-19 Testing For Locally Produced Independent Film Projects

Gov. Lujan Grisham Announces Las Cruces as Location for New Media Academy Satellite Campus

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nora Meyers Sackett Press Secretary, Office of the Governor nora.sackett@state.nm.us (505) 690-7313 LAS CRUCES, N.M. – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced on Tuesday that the first satellite campus for New Mexico’s Next Generation Media Academy will be co-located with Doña Ana Community College and New Mexico State University at the NMSU [...]

By |August 2nd, 2022|Monthly News|Comments Off on Gov. Lujan Grisham Announces Las Cruces as Location for New Media Academy Satellite Campus

“The Informant” Filming in Las Cruces, NM

New Mexico Film Office Announces “The Informant” Filming in New Mexico LAS CRUCES, N.M. - Amber Dodson, the New Mexico State Film Office director, announced today that the feature film “The Informant” is filming in Las Cruces this week. Directed by Michael Oblowitz and produced by Daniel Cummings, “The Informant” is the story of a [...]

By |July 19th, 2022|Monthly News|Comments Off on “The Informant” Filming in Las Cruces, NM

Ariel Dougherty Celebrates 50 Years of Women Make Movies, Inc

  LAS CRUCES, NM - Independent filmmaker and feminist cultural advocate, Ariel Dougherty, a Truth or Consequences resident, is celebrating a cultural milestone throughout 2022.            At the Rio Grande Theatre on Wednesday, July 6 at 7 pm she will show films from the early days of Women Make Movies, Inc. [...]

By |June 8th, 2022|Monthly News|Comments Off on Ariel Dougherty Celebrates 50 Years of Women Make Movies, Inc

“Wanted Man” Filming In Doña Ana County

“Wanted Man” Filming In Doña Ana County Movie to Star Dolph Lundgren and Kelsey Grammer - Supplemental Information Download the official New Mexico Film Office Press Release Here May 4th, 2022 Contact: Jon Sepp, Las Cruces Film Liaison 575-805-3456 A major motion picture action movie, directed by and starring Dolph Lundgren will be filming in [...]

By |May 4th, 2022|Monthly News|Comments Off on “Wanted Man” Filming In Doña Ana County

Las Cruces, New Mexico Quickly Emerging as Film Production Hot Spot

The New Mexico Film Office Announces Two Feature Films Currently Filming in New Mexico SANTA FE, N.M. –The New Mexico Film Office today announced two feature films, Squealer and Bad Hombres, currently in production in Las Cruces, New Mexico.  Squealer and Bad Hombres join a growing list of productions selecting the Mesilla Valley as a [...]

By |February 10th, 2022|Monthly News|Comments Off on Las Cruces, New Mexico Quickly Emerging as Film Production Hot Spot

IATSE Local 480 Training Workshop In Las Cruces

Film Las Cruces has teamed up with IATSE Local 480 to provide Las Cruces with stellar training workshops led by industry veterans. Our goal is to see these workshops in Las Cruces once a quarter. IMPORTANT NOTE: To have an opportunity to be a part of these IATSE Local 480 workshops, you must be a [...]

By |January 31st, 2022|Monthly News|Comments Off on IATSE Local 480 Training Workshop In Las Cruces