New Mexico Sets TV-Film Production Record

Production companies directly spent a record $855 million on films, TV series and other media in the fiscal year that ended on June 30, Michelle Lujan Grisham, New Mexico’s governor, announced Thursday. Industry executives have been attracted to New Mexico’s unique landscapes since the success of AMC’s long-running series Breaking Bad and a generous increase of incentives passed by state lawmakers in 2019. In-state spending by the industry increased about 36% from nearly $627 million the previous fiscal year.

New Mexico Sees TV Tech As One Fix To K-12 Internet Divide

Internet problems continue to slow down many students in New Mexico, but a pilot project using TV signals to transmit computer files may help. In October, local broadcasting affiliates of New Mexico PBS finished testing the technology to make sure they could set aside bandwidth not taken up by TV show broadcasts and dedicate it to broadcast downloadable digital files.

Netflix To Expand Production Hub In New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Netflix plans to establish one of the largest production hubs in North America with an expansion of its existing studio complex in New Mexico and a […]

New Mexico Court Toughens Media Access

Stung by a television reporter’s recent cornering of a court staffer, the 2nd Judicial District Court in New Mexico has issued a two-page memo on media access saying “film crews and reporters” must give 24 hours’ notice to the Clerk’s Office if they want to cover a court proceeding. t was met with immediate criticism by media representatives and free speech advocates.