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Now that’s a wrap on #NMFilm The Night Shift for NBC

Posted by on December 2, 2013 | Comments Off

The Night Shift Wrap

Must see midseason drama, The Night Shift has wrapped season one in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The NBC medical drama is set to start airing its completed eight episode beginning Monday nights this winter. The show shot it’s pilot at I-25 Studios back in the spring, with full production on the seven series episodes getting underway at Albuquerque Studios this fall.

Now completed, the fictitious San Antonio Memorial medical team; including rising stars such as Daniella Alonso, Eoin Macken, JR Lemmon, guest director Eriq La Salle, Breaking Bad Producer, Stewart Lyons and a whole team of top tier New Mexico grown cast & crew, anxiously await their upcoming run on NBC.

“We are wrapped for the first Season of The Night Shift.

Our Stand Ins did an amazing job, thank you, Chloe, Brytnee, Ava, Bri, Dana, Tammy, Kristine, Lynn, Keith, Max, Michael, Marwan, Jacquay, Pablo P & Ken.

A big thank you to all our wonderful background. Everyone was amazing and enjoyed having you on set.”

-White Turtle Casting

Congratulations on a job well done to all involved in this New Mexico production!

More pics and details about the show here.

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I-25 Studios Crew Call

Posted by on May 29, 2013 | Comments Off

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Crew Call from Indie-Q:

On-set film production HVAC technician wanted.

No mechanical experience necessary. Requirements: reliability, flexible hours, willingness to work nights if necessary, knowledge of on-set etiquette, interest in film production, and reliability, reliability, reliability.

Inquires will be accepted through the end of business, Wednesday, May 29, 2013.

Email cover letter and resume to: andrew@i-25studios.com.

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New Mexico Hot for TV

Posted by on May 22, 2013 | One comment

UPDATE 7/2/2013: Breaking Bad creator, Vince Gillagan says Saul Goodman Spinoff Moving ‘Full Speed Ahead’ -The Wrap TV

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As the world anxiously awaits the final eight episodes of the “best show on television”, Breaking Bad fans are equally curious for the verdict on what comes next for cast & crew.

Even before we learn the fate of Walter White & Co. Br Ba devotees look forward to the most likely spin-off in which the best, slimiest, lawless lawyer around, Saul Goodman will once again ease all with, “Better Call Saul”.

Best news for New Mexico is that if a deal is indeed inked for the series, the most likely place for the Saul Goodman led series to take place would be original series home, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Home to the AMC series, Albuquerque Studios (The Avengers, The Lone Ranger) is well seasoned and at the ready for the return of all things Saul.

Last fall NBC shot the gritty drama pilot “After Hours” across the interstate, as a prospect for last season’s television schedule. After not making the first cut, then being volleyed back and forth from the pick-up list to the tentative list, an off-cycle short order has been placed for at least four episodes of the show.

With a little tweek to the working title, from “After Hours” to “The Late Shift” production is scheduled to get back underway at I-25 Studios (Transcendence, Lone Survivor) later this summer!

And as we’ve previously reported, up north some very special goings-on are going on around the return of the A&E hit series, Longmire and the highly anticipated Seth MacFarlane adaptation of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey for Fox television.

#NMFilm Get into it!

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ICYDK: All About #NMFilm Force of Execution

Posted by on January 18, 2013 | Comments Off

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In addition to this beautiful specimen of arachnid (as expertly handled by professional scorpion wrangler Dusty Webb), we’ve recently discovered that SUPER cute Martial Arts star Bren Foster (above left) has been added to the Force of Execution cast. He is here in Albuquerque right now filming with Steven Seagal, Danny Trejo, Ving Rhames and many talented locals!

The film, currently shooting downtown – next headed to I-25 Studios, is a reunion on many levels. Foster and Seagal recently worked together on Maximum Conviction, which also paired Force director Keoni Waxman and producer Phillip B. Goldfine (above right).

There was a spike in web chatter when it was first reported that Seagal would be re-teaming with Machete co-star Danny Trejo (pictured below with local actor Joshua R. Aragon) for this project!

New Mexico Film production vet, Jenny Gabrielle (SEAL Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden, Sweetwater, The Banshee Chapter, Georgia O’Keffee, The Dry Land) also stars!

Hometown super star Steven Michael Quezada was slated to appear in the film, but his current Breaking Bad shooting schedule conflicted with filming dates.

Force of Execution is the story about a crime lord torn between his legacy and his desire to get out of the life of crime that has built his empire, when a new player to the scene tries to use the town anti-hero’s network to climb to power. The only friend the crime lord has is his assassin protégé who has troubles of his own. An epic battle of underbosses and crime lords. Only one will come out alive.

Seagal, Goldfine, Benjamin Sacks, Jim Burleson, and Binh Dang, Producers.

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I-25 Studios Film Futures

Posted by on August 22, 2011 | Comments Off

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¡Madre del Nuevo Fuego New Mexico!

Posted by on January 6, 2011 | Comments Off

Three shinning stars of the New Mexico Entertainment Industry are now housed under one proverbial roof – Fireborn Films will join Nuevowood TV at Albuquerque’s I-25 Studios (Terminator Salvation, In Plain Sight, MacGruber, The Eye)!

The partnership between Fireborn Films and Nuevowod TV links the all inclusive film production and performing arts resource company with New Mexico’s Own high energy entertainment news show!

The combustion is sure to be seen from OUTER SPACE and broadens the reach of New Mexico’s already brightly burning fire in Entertainment!

The WORLD is watching Nuevo Mexico – that means YOU my darlings, and this is a pretty partnership that puts more mega behind our watts!

Get-in on the happs and opps with this dynamic trio!

Nuevowood, Fireborn Films, I-25 Studios

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I-25 Studios Gets a lil’ TNT

Posted by on November 19, 2010 | 2 comments
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Studio 60 On The Sunset Strip (NBC’s class of ’06-’07) makes a move, of sorts. Two of the stars of the axed show will be re-teaming for a brand spanking new TNT detective, drama series that will begin shooting in the Q next month.

The series is based on the Marshall Karp novel The Rabbit Factory. The story will follow two detectives, – “Lomax & Biggs” in their life of sleuthery, debacles and hopefully some-time debauchery, whilst navigating their way through mysteries and life as a dynamic duo.

Allan Loeb, screenwriter of the iconic, big screen sequel Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps is at the helm of the production that pairs famed Wings actor Steven Weber and member of the original Kings of Comedy actor/comedian/host D.L. Hughley as the leads.

Shooting fires-up in December at Albuquerque’s I-25 Studios, home of the AMC hit series In Plain Sight – in which Weber also appeared.

TNT, Weber, Hughley and crew (+NM job$) join current NM productions IPS and  Breaking Bad…and fill a bit of the void left by our dearly departed Scoundrels.

Welcome Gumshoes!

Casting deets to follow as they become avail…

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Your Friday Q Spot

Posted by on November 12, 2010 | Comments Off

As heard on Coyote 102.5 on November 12, 2010

CLICK to hear today’s Q Spot in the RAW

Breaking Bad Season 4 is NOW CASTING for background/extras – All types throughout, but Meth Heads for episode one are currently being cast here.

White Turtle is also handling local casting for In Plain Sight

The USA Network hit series resumes shooting next week thru – April 2011. They will film on location all around town and over at I-25 Studios casting info. will be posted as it becomes avail…

Pamela Kaplan Casting out of L.A. is currently looking to cast a Native American Indian for a Lead Role in a feature film STRAPPING MALE 20s – 40s STRONG PRESENCE, SIZEABLE MAN /Will Sampson One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest…Few details, big name actor(s) attached, 2011 shoot – CALL 310-458-1100 EXT 111
OR EMAIL zincasting@gmail.com

Erica is currently looking and listening for local Rock Bands to showcase on her show…

Here’s another a chance for musicians and entertainers to land their big break – win a development contract and $10,000 in New Mexico’s own Santa Ana Star Search video performance submissions are through January 11

THIS WEEKEND:
While Bless Me Ultima the feature film continues to roll in Northern New Mexico, the stage production which featuring some of the screen actors is in the Q at the National Hispanic Cultural Center Fri & Sat at 8 pm Sun matinee at 2 tix here.

Comedy night tonight – Is like the elections all over again Two Comedians, one night SMQ downtown at the Wool Warehouse for a Stand-up YDI Benefit and Big Benny Martinez at Santa Ana Star Casino killin’ it backed by Paul Rodriguez…

Sat. The Silver Screen Cowboy Project at the Anderson Abruzzo balloon museum It’s a musical and visual Tribute to the movie cowboys from the B-Westerns of the 30’s, 40’s, and 50’s, Family, festival atmosphere food entertainment and fun. Time & ticket info. here.

Sunday – Headshots for Haiti at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino 11-4
Update your portfolio, hourly sessions, allowing for wardrobe change-you provide your own hair and makeup and it’s just $50 benefiting Haiti relief efforts!

Tuesday night I’ll see YOU at the taping of New Mexico’s first late night talk show, The After After Party at the Wool Warehouse!!

ONLINE all the time and every Friday on the Q Spot w/Erica Viking ONLY on Coyote 102.5

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Love Ranch, NM

Posted by on July 3, 2010 | Comments Off


Though the most trusted site for production info. tags Reno NV as the filming location for this Dame Helen Mirren, Joe Pesci, Bryan Cranston film, Love Ranch (now in limited release) was actually shot in bulk right here in Nuevo México back in ’07/’08, on location and at our very own, newly labeled I-25 Studios – where productions continue to roll.

Director Taylor Hackford recently gave interview to Beliefnet detailing his perspective of the story behind Reno’s first legal brothel and saying the following about filming in and around the Q:

“We got a tax credit to shoot there. But it’s not dissimilar (to Nevada). It’s that austere, monochromatic, look, bare but still beautiful. Juxtaposing that natural exterior with an artificial interior, where you’re never supposed to know whether it’s day or night, you’re supposed to lose yourself. That juxtaposition was a wonderful stylistic metaphor. But we did go to Reno for three days. It has not been the success story Vegas has and you can still capture the ethos of the 70′s because so much hasn’t changed.” – Taylor Hackford to Beliefnet

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