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Posted by on December 6, 2012 | Comments Off on New Mexico Lately

This New Mexico made film is headed to Sundance

The national debate that will hit the 2013 NM Legislature

Timely – Charming moment of the month, brought to you by a NMFilm actor who should go ahead and remit his check back to the state if it’s so unbearable here.

RED or GREEN b*tch – Barefeet in the Kitch

In the race to get better, $25M goes to the 2nd worst edu. in the country! – The Deming Headlight

YAAAAAAY! Erryone’s a LOBO! – Times Leader

They’re rich, you and I aren’t – Las Cruces Sun News

Because we’re poor – KRQE



Posted by on December 6, 2012 | 6 comments

From Robert Baxter Casting:

We are in the middle of a movie storm coming to NM. Over the next six months we are in need of extras on four productions and are currently putting a new database together. These productions will need all ages and ethnicities.

PLEASE gather up all your friends and Family and come to our Casting Call this Saturday or Sunday.

9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The MCM Elegante Hotel
2020 Menaul


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NMFilm Rising

Posted by on December 6, 2012 | Comments Off on NMFilm Rising

Filmmakers, film lovers, and all manner of arts enthusiasts are sure to file into theaters for this weekend’s Santa Fe Film Festival. Among them will be industry insiders spurred to take notice of the abundance of highly crafted works of passion scheduled to screen at the four day event.

One such work is the orginal New Mexico film, “The Deception” which is garnering critical attention for its dramatic depiction of gay youth and adults dealing with homophobia within society and within themselves. Deception director, Jay Durrwachter and Producer, Jerry Angelo started the journey into the making of this film with “the purpose of creating cultural representation of a marginalized people, to induce discussion, interest, [awareness and understanding]”.

The sold out Sunday night premiere of this riveting film is a big step toward national and international possibilities for the filmmaker’s labor of love. The continuing journey of The Deception is bitter sweet as its rising acclaim comes after the untimely passing of the film’s beloved director Jay Durrwachter who passed away last year after completing work on the production.

Written and directed by Durrwachter, the film stars Jerry Angelo, David Busse, featuring Garrett Wade, Steve Corona, Chris Ranney, Mike Ostroski, Christopher Dempsey, Luce Rains, Andrea Good, Mike Miller and many more.

Please see the official trailer here.

Jay Durrwachter’s sister, Darlene and their mother will be in attendance at Sunday’s Santa Fe Film Festival screening of his final work.

Darlene Durrwachter tells OHI exclusively, “Jay was [a] multi-talented and meticulous artist, and “The Deception” was the completion of a lifelong dream capping a three decade theatrical, television and film career. The creation of this film was truly a culminating life project for my brother, and I know that he would be so pleased that it was completed and is being shared and viewed.”

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