Hollywood heads east

Paskus, Laura
August 2006
High Country News;8/7/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 14, p4
The article reports that production companies are going to New Mexico because the state provides incentives including tax rebates and exemptions, no-interest loans and state-funded workforce training. It also has a program that offers reimbursements to production companies for 50 percent of the wages for the inhabitants of the state. Production companies have always filmed in New Mexico for its desert sceneries and picturesque plazas. The Joads rolling along Route 66 was filmed by John Ford in the "The Grapes of Wrath."


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