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ATLNM Film Contest




Local directors have the opportunity to showcase their city, or rather, the BioPark. The contest ask filmmakers to shoot a 30-second commercial of any of the attractions at the BioPark, and the winner will receive $1,500 and have their commercial aired on local television. Second place gets $1,000, third gets $500, and the top 25 commercials will get screened at a gala at the KiMo Theatre. The contest opens Feb. 1 and runs through April 30. To enter, go to Entry fee is $20.

See also: Reel World

Commercial success

Reel World

The deadline is fast approaching for filmmakers to submit an entry to the “Above the Line New Mexico” ad contest. The contest is being sponsored by I-25 Studios, Albuquerque Studios, Santa Fe Studios, Century Bank, Reelz and Film!ABQ to encourage the growth of local “above the line” talent like writers, producers and directors. Would-be filmmakers are encouraged to submit a 30-second commercial promoting the City of Albuquerque’s BioPark (zoo, botanic garden, aquarium, etc.). The first place submission will win $1,500 and will air on local network television. The top 25 entrants will have their work screened at an “industry studded gala event” hosted by the City of Albuquerque at the KiMo Theatre on May 22. You have until April 30 to send in your entry. For a complete list of rules and regulations, go to

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