As you’re whiling away the hours of this weekend waiting for your chance to vote on your Favorite Local Talent…keep your eyeballs cozy with these Big Screen “Hollywood Types” who’ve worked in NM Film.
The New Mexico Arts & Entertainment boom brings major productions, entertainers, artists and trades to our state. Whether they blow through town, return with the ebb and flow of their projects or they stay and become one of our own, all the big names mean big notoriety and even bigger opps for NM’s ample local talent!
All of the gorgeousness above worked NM Film in 2010 with productions that wrapped or released last year – save the lovely Rachel Nichols, her Santa Fe Film The Loop wrapped in ’09 and got a 2010 release date pushed out to 2011 – but we just had to fit her in, lest we’d be remiss…
Vote for your fave now and feel free to write-in your own! Plus there’s still time to send us your favorite local actor/actress suggestions to add to our growing list of noms!
Here is your look at last year’s faves…thanks to Natalie Portman and Megan Fox for being “repeat offenders”. And here’s to many, many more to come!
The Red Carpet Celebration of Latinos in Media because after all we do put the MEXICAN in New Mexico Film and Entertainment! Join the historic night showcasing the state’s rich film past and celebrate its future at the Gala event held at the ABQ Convention Center with VIP after party at The Hard Rock. Get your tickets now at redcarpetNM.com
Also at the hard rock all weekend long is the ROCK THE INK expo hosted by the beautiful ladies of THE DUKE CITY DARLINS! It will be a spectacular showcase of body art, artist awards, daily contests & giveaways for spectators enjoying the live entertainment including a battle of the bands, the Miss Rock the Ink Beauty Pageant and much, much MORE!
Get your eat on today and tomorrow at the annual Taste of New Mexico in the Civic Plaza Downtown – This annual Restaurant Industry event will serve up cuisine from over 50 local establishments and premium DRINK from area wineries and breweries. Get your tix and tasting coupons NOW!
COMING UP: Sunday October 24 – Coyote’s own Pink Ribbon Ride and Motorcycle Rally benefiting the YWCA. Last year I myself had to have an early mammogram and can testify to how important knowing is and thanks to programs & services like those provided by the YWCA no one has to fear the unknown.
Early registration is still available join the fight to save lives and enjoy a beautiful ride from Tijeras to the Q on October 24 – it’s good to give.
Today we are posting (below) the latest winner in our What Gives New Mexico campaign – This week a civic minded local, will win Sandia Peak Tram Passes from Albuquerque Realtor Michael Dunn!
As always we bring you the latest in casting, crew, and production, news. Like the Sean Penn movie news we broke back in AUGUST that was just officially announced this week. The Film, This Must Be The Place is currently casting for pre-teen twin girls to film up in Red River mid-month.
The current WWE/John Cena movie Albuquerque casting is ongoing, and we’ll have all the latest on the upcoming Dwayne Johnson film and TV productions like Breaking Bad which picks back-up in January – WOOT!
ALERT: Always beware of acting scams like a recent “craigslist” pay for consideration for undisclosed roles posting….Don’t go for that! Remember never pay to be considered for parts.
And finally Your Sindicator’s own personal Documentary/Commentary:
In war torn Europe when Germany was bombing the UK on October 9th, 1940, Peace, Love and Rock & Roll had yet to be imagined – one of the greatest artists and activists of our time, JOHN LENNON was born.
Happy Birthday John Lennon who would’ve been 70 years old tomorrow if not for an act of violence…just goes to show we still have a long way to go to champion his #1 cause – PEACE!
From the NM Film Office:
Looking for identical twin girls around 12 years old to work as extras in “This Must Be The Place” (starring Sean Penn). The scene will be shot in Red River in mid-October.
Please send a current headshot with height/weight/age and contact information to Lorrie Latham at: firstname.lastname@example.org
(505) 604-2642 for more information.
UPdATE: Ummm, Shizamm! Here is Penn on the afore/latter (depending on what order you’re reading this) mentioned Dublin set of the soon to be headed to NM film, This Must be the Place. YOWZA! – via my beloved Michael K.
The Alamogordo Daily News has been cast in the upcoming Sean Penn flick set to film in So. Nem’s Tularosa Basin.
In addition to shooting in Ireland and one of our top our U.S. film location competitors MI, “This Must be the Place” has tapped the hometown paper to be featured in the film which is also currently seeking to cast paid extras for the NM shoot.
The movie co-stars Frances McDormand and Harry Dean Stanton, written by Umberto Contarello and Paolo Sorrentino who is also directing.
Read on for casting deets and plot summary…
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