New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has signed legislation that will allow a production to “pre-assign” its tax rebate to a third party, a move that state film officials say will make it easier for…
With diverse mountain and desert locations and 360 days of sunshine annually, New Mexico has hosted films like "A Million Ways to Die in the West" and "Lone Survivor." But TV series have been the…
New Mexico production is often synonymous with big-name network and studio tentpoles, but the same incentives that lure Hollywood's biggest players to the state foster more modest filmmaking. Take…
An independent study of film-TV production incentives program in New Mexico — a key destination for runaway production from California — has offered an upbeat view of its impact. The study showed …
When director J.J. Abrams yells "Action!" on the first new "Star Wars" film in almost a decade, it will be on a location or soundstage far, far from Abrams' home base of Los Angeles.
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has signed legislation to increase the state’s incentives for film and television production. The provisions, included as part of a tax reform bill dubbed the New…
In his inaugural address Saturday, Enrique Pena Nieto, Mexico's newly anointed president, made an explicit call for bolstering media competition, calling for the establishment of two new over-the-air…
Local biz hopes re-opening of film office will restore state as production magnet
As a candidate for New Mexico governor, Republican Susana Martinez hinted at her displeasure with the state's 25% film tax credit program, pledging to ensure "these incentives are truly helping the…
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When it comes to justifying to taxpayers why their money is helping to subsidize local film production, it helps to have an Oscar winner you can point to.