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 V.19 No.39 | September 30 - October 6, 2010 

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Infamous Old West gunman Wild Bill is bringing Wild Bill’s Crazy Film Festival back to The Box Performance Space this Saturday, Oct. 2, starting at 8 p.m. All manner of locally made short films will be screened. But here’s the twist: You, the audience, are in control. Each film will be given two minutes to show off its stuff. After that, the audience gets to vote. Winners will continue screening in their entirety, losers will be put out of their misery by Wild Bill’s trusty six-shooters. For more information about “Albuquerque’s most dangerous short film festival,” log on to Amigo Production. Six bucks gets you in the door. Find The Box at 100 Gold SW, suite 112.

Fuel Your Film

Local New Mexico filmmakers have until Friday, Oct. 8, to get their applications in for the fifth annual New Visions / New Mexico contract awards. This year, a total of $100,000 will be doled out to a variety of film-based projects. Each applicant can apply for up to $20,000 for their original short film; television project; feature animation; or narrative, documentary or experimental project. New Visions funding can be used toward research and development, production, or post-production. In exchange for funding, each winner is expected to provide some type of professional service to the state as part of their contract. Go to the New Mexico Film Office Website to download an application, or e-mail with any questions.

Ultimate N.M. Movie

Yup, they’re finally shooting a feature-film version of Rudolfo Anaya’s much-loved coming-of-age-in-New-Mexico novel Bless Me, Ultima. The film is being financed and executive produced by Christy Walton (crazy-rich daughter-in-law of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton). It will be directed by Carl Franklin, which I’m sure will generate some controversy. ( is already grousing up a storm.) Franklin, you see, is black, not Hispanic. Still, he’s directed some solid features, including Devil in a Blue Dress, High Crimes and the highly underrated thriller One False Move. At least the film is being shot in New Mexico. It’ll lens in and around the Santa Fe area throughout October. The production expects to hire 150 New Mexicans for cast and crew and more than 400 as background talent. No word yet on who will star.


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