Executive Producer Bob Graf's resume reads like a list of some of our all time favorite films. "No Country for Old Men", "Fargo", "The Big Lebowski", "True Grit" and "O' Brother Where Art Thou" are just a few and reflect Bob's long standing relationship with the Coen Brothers Joel and Ethan. Bob has produced four projects that have shot in New Mexico, The latest being the anthology "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs". Listen in on our conversation with Bob as we discuss that latest project and much more.
Former NMFO Filmmakers Program Director and current founder and CEO of "Teeniors" Trish Lopez joins us for a lively discussion of her origins in Belen, NM and her journey through the film and media industry. We also discuss her recent recognition by the New Mexico Women in Film Sage Award as well as her amazing company "Teeniors" which matches tech saavy young people with senior citizens needing tech help... and a little company as well.
Join special guest State Senator and Film Las Cruces President Jeff Steinborn and Las Cruces Film Liaison Jon Foley for a great discussion about all that Las Cruces and southern New Mexico has to offer film productions looking for a home. Fantastic locations, great infrastructure and support plus an embracing community make Las Cruces a great place to make films!
We get more questions from the general public about acting in Film & TV productions in NM than probably any other subject. Well, here's actor and President of the New Mexico Local of SAG-AFTRA board of directors Tom Schuch with some great insights and information about what it takes.
Where do all those hundreds of cars and support vehicles the industry rents come from? And how do you deal with the sometimes odd requirements of a production? Join us with Taylor Rubottom, ENTERPRISE CAR RENTAL for answers to those questions and more.
Sound design work is another one of those fascinating disciplines that make movies and TV come alive while we're watching. Peter Blackwell of SANTA FE SOUNDMINE shares some great insight and his interesting story of finding his way here.
Ok so - where do your films go once you've made them? The TAOS ENVIRONMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL might be one avenue. Jean Stevens discusses the mission of the festival and it's role in helping filmmakers find an audience for their films.