Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Documentary "Patagonia Rising" to Premiere Thursday in Silver City

SILVER CITY - The documentary "Patagonia Rising," which talks about a controversial proposal to construct a major hydroelectric dam in the Patagonia region of Chile, will be shown Thursday night at the Silco Theater.

The New Mexico premiere of the one-hour film documentary will feature Jonathan Leidich, field producer of the film and leading opponent of the dams, as a guest speaker. Leidich, owner and outfitter of Patagonia Adventure Expeditions in Chile, was responsible for the field logistics associated with both the "Patagonia Rising" documentary and "Power in the Pristine," a shorter companion film to be featured Sept. 17 at the Gila River Festival...


For more information, call Cheryl Leidich at (575) 
534-0030.

•What: New Mexico premiere of "Patagonia Rising"

•When: 6:30 p.m. Thursday

•Where: Silco Theater, 311 Bullard St., downtown Silver City

•Cost: Free, but a $5 donation suggested for Patagonia Rising outreach efforts.

•Information: www.

adventurepatagonia.com or www.patagoniarising.com


More info at: 
http://www.scsun-news.com/ci_18794246



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Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Fwd: NM FILM OFFICE: (2) Internships Available


A Great opportunity from the NM Film Office!



Hello everyone!

The New Mexico Film Office is offering two (2) unpaid internships this semester.  If you know anyone who may be interested in applying, please forward the below and have them contact us as soon as possible.

Cheers!
Trish

NM Film Office – 2011 Fall Semester Internship Opportunity

 

Guidelines:

  • Must be attending classes (part-time or full-time) at an accredited NM higher educational institution;
  • Must be 18 years of age or older;
  • Must obtain approval from higher educational intuition for hours of work and liability insurance – to be provided to the NM Film Office for the 2011 fall semester;
  • Must be capable of working 10-15 hours per week.

 

Primary Duties:

  • Front desk coverage / greeting visitors
  • Answering main phone line and general e-mails
  • Assisting with various administrative tasks (faxing, filing, copying, data entry, etc.)
  • Assisting with website, staff requests, and general inquires

 

Applications are being accepted now and we are looking to fill spots in August.  Please e-mail resume and cover letter to trish@nmfilm.com for consideration.  Interviews will begin immediately and the application process will close on Friday, August 26th. More specific details pertaining to each internship will be discussed during the interview process.

 

The New Mexico Film Office is a state governmental agency under the NM Economics Development Department. You can learn more about our work, our staff and the state's film industry by visiting our website www.nmfilm.com.  Hours of operation are Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.  We take pride in offering a friendly, fun, and educational environment for all interns and employees. You are welcome to contact us with any questions at the e-mail address above.

 

 

Trish Lopez

NM Filmmakers Program Director | New Mexico Film Office

Facebook/Twitter: FilmNewMexico

Hear us on the radio:  Sat @ 11am on 1260AM in Santa Fe | Sun @ 12 noon on 1350AM in ABQ & online at www.santafe.com

 



Friday, August 12, 2011

Film says hi-yo to Silver City

From the Silver City News Sun-News:
http://www.scsun-news.com/ci_18666659

Film says hi-yo to Silver City

SILVER CITY - Silver City residents are about to get a shot at their 15 minutes of fame.

Elizabeth Gabel, an extras casting director, has put out the call for extras for a major, big-budget Hollywood film being shot in the Silver City area in October. On her website, egcasting.com, the production is called "Silver Bullet," but Daniel Taras, owner of Crew New Mexico, an Albuquerque-based company that works with casting directors and helps connect New Mexico businesses with the film industry, said when films send out a casting call they usually use coded words.

"It provides some cover of privacy for the film," he said, "but it's usually not so abstract that you can't figure it out."

Other sources have reported that the film "Silver Bullet," is actually "The Lone Ranger," starring Johnny Depp and other high-profile actors, but Gabel wasn't saying.

"I cannot confirm that," she said Thursday. "I signed a nondisclosure agreement that states I can't reveal the name of the project, the studio, or the main actors."

But what Gabel could say was that the film is a western and is going to be a lot of fun to be involved with. She will be looking for 300 to 500 extras for the Silver City portion of the shoot, which is slated to begin in October and will run for about six weeks.

"This is a show that people are going to want to come to audition for," she said...


More at: 
http://www.scsun-news.com/ci_18666659

  

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