Sunday, February 21, 2010

CSF's Garson Studios Officially Names Director

From PR Newswire:

College of Santa Fe's Garson Studios Names New Director

Paula Amanda continues tradition of serving film industry on college campus

SANTA FE, N.M., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The College of Santa Fe has named Paula Amanda director of Garson Studios, a 65,000-square-foot soundstage facility on the college campus. Garson Studios serves the film industry in northern New Mexico and Santa Fe, and is the only professional movie studio on a U.S. college campus.

Since 2006, Amanda has been responsible for the daily operation and security of the Garson Studios soundstages during production, and she has stage-managed multiple features, including "Legion," North Country," "Brothers" and "The Sunset Limited." Amanda is also the president and founder of the New West Media Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization that integrates documentary film with the educational system. She has worked in the film industry as a location scout, production coordinator and producer.

"Garson has been serving the film industry for more than 20 years," said Amanda. "We are well known in the film-making community. The films 'No Country for Old Men,' 'The Missing,' 'City Slickers' and 'All the Pretty Horses,' as well as made-for-television broadcasts and commercials, were filmed at Garson."

Garson Studios ( was funded in 1989 by film legend Greer Garson to answer the growing demand for state-of-the-art working soundstages in New Mexico. The studio includes a 3,000-square-foot production space, a 14,000-square-foot stage A and a 7,000-square-foot stage B. Facilities also include an additional 3,000-square-foot production studio. Student interns from the College of Santa Fe's Moving Images Arts department assist on film projects at the studios...

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