The motion picture industry in New Mexico is booming!
More than 140 major film and television productions have been shot in New Mexico, including recent blockbusters, The Avengers, Thor, True Grit, Terminator Salvation, Book of Eli, No Country for Old Men, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. New films in production include The Lone Ranger, The Rambler, and The Last Stand. Television productions include Breaking Bad, In Plain Sight, Scoundrels and the upcoming Warner Horizon Television series, Longmire. The productions have generated more than $2 billion in economic activity.
And there’s more . . . ABQ Studios is the largest soundstage facility in North America, designed for film and television production. I-25 Studios has been the home to In Plain Sight, Macgruber, Terminator Salvation and more. And the brand new Santa Fe Studios is open and ready for business. ReelzChannel joined the ranks by relocating their offices from Los Angeles to Albuquerque.
While you’re at motion, check out some of the action! For more information on New Mexico’s film industry and to see what’s currently in production, visit NM Film online.