NMEDD Press Releases - July 2019

Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes was recently interviewed on the KUNM radio program Women’s Focus.

Film Programs and Union Fair in Albuquerque August 8, 2019

July 26, 2019

Interested students and professionals can network with film and media instructors from programs around New Mexico at an open house the day before the annual Film and Media Industry Conference in Albuquerque.

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"Wander" begins filming in Lincoln County; New tax-credit law encourages rural production locations

July 23, 2019

The New Mexico State Film Office Director Todd Christensen announced today that the independent feature “Wander,” produced by Wango Films, has commenced principal photography through mid-August in Carrizozo and Ruidoso, N.M.

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Daniel J. Gutierrez named Director of N.M. MainStreet

July 22, 2019

Economic Development Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes has named Daniel J. Gutierrez, a cultural anthropologist who has been working in economic development for over a decade, as director of the New Mexico MainStreet program.

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Frontier & Native American Communities Initiative Now Accepting Applications for New Projects

July 18, 2019

SANTA FE, N.M. – New Mexico MainStreet, a program of the New Mexico Economic Development Department, today announced that it is accepting applications for the sixth round of the Frontier & Native American Communities Initiative. The initiative is project-based and provides support to rural and Native American communities under 7,500 in population. Proposed projects must demonstrate job creation, business development, leveraging private sector investment, or enhancement of a community’s economic environment.

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Analysis: Los Alamos National Laboratory Supports 24,000 Jobs; High Pay of Workers Generates Wealth

July 18, 2019

Analysis: Los Alamos National Laboratory Supports 24,000 Jobs; High Pay of Workers Generates Wealth

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State Awards Grants to Enhance Solo Workers and Support Job Growth

July 15, 2019

The state Economic Development Department has approved $100,000 in Solo Worker grants to four entities whose programs train and support workers to run their businesses from home. These programs help make remote work a viable option for people, allowing them to continue to work in their own community. The EDD has also approved $250,000 in Local Economic Assistance & Job Development Support (LEADS) grants.

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“HALF BROTHERS” FEATURE STARTS PRODUCTION IN NEW MEXICO FOR FOCUS FEATURES

July 12, 2019

New Mexico Film Office Director Todd Christensen announced that the feature film “Half Brothers,” a moving comedy with heart in the vein of “Little Miss Sunshine,” “Green Book,” and “Rain Man,” will start production in New Mexico on July 15.

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The New Mexico Film Office Announces 7th Annual Film & Media Industry Conference Albuquerque, August 9 & 10, 2019

July 11, 2019

The New Mexico Film Office will host its 7th annual New Mexico Film & Media Industry Conference on August 9 and 10 at the Hyatt Regency, 330 Tijeras Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102. This two-day conference is a chance to learn about the film industry from a wide variety of instructors.

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State invests in major Biosciences expansion; Pebble Labs set to bring hundreds of jobs to Los Alamos

July 09, 2019

The State of New Mexico is pledging at least $4 million in economic development assistance to Pebble Labs USA Inc. to expand its Biosciences business in Los Alamos into a world-class research and development facility, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced Tuesday.

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The New Mexico Film Office Announces that “Grow” has filmed in New Mexico

July 03, 2019

The New Mexico State Film Office Director Todd Christensen announced today that the television series “Grow,” produced by Rocket Road Pictures, has completed filming in Santa Fe.

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“THOSE WHO WISH ME DEAD” HAS WRAPPED PRINCIPAL PHOTOGRAPHY ON LOCATION IN NEW MEXICO

July 02, 2019

“THOSE WHO WISH ME DEAD” HAS WRAPPED PRINCIPAL PHOTOGRAPHY ON LOCATION IN NEW MEXICO

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EDD Helps N.M. Businesses Go Global upcoming trade shows in Hong Kong, Paris

July 01, 2019

EDD Helps N.M. Businesses Go Global upcoming trade shows in Hong Kong, Paris

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The New Mexico Film Office Announces "Sierra Sisters The Hunt for Blackbeard's Treasure" to film in New Mexico

July 01, 2019

The New Mexico Film Office Announces "Sierra Sisters The Hunt for Blackbeard's Treasure" to film in New Mexico

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