4th Annual New Mexico Film and Television Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

This year's honorees represent individuals and organizations who have made significant contributions to New Mexico film and television.
By: Friends of NM Film
 
 
2021 New Mexico Hall of Fame in Film & Television
2021 New Mexico Hall of Fame in Film & Television
SANTA FE, N.M. - March 15, 2021 - PRLog -- The inductees for the 4th Annual New Mexico Film and Television Hall of Fame were announced in honor of Film and Media Day at the State Capital. The 2021 Hall of Fame inductees are the individuals and organizations who have made significant contributions to New Mexico film and TV history.

Nani Rivera, speaking on behalf of the Governors noted "A big part of the Hall of Fame announcement is the live ceremony where our inductees are recognized and honored by their peers. While we clearly can't do this year, we will have a huge blowout awards and post-Covid party in 2022. However, as we didn't want to miss the chance to recognize the new inductees joining the strong shoulders New Mexico film stand on from George R.R. Martin and Max Evans to Imogine Hughes."

Please join us in welcoming our 2021 Hall of Fame Inductees
  • Todd Christensen is a legendary, award-winning Location Manager and past New Mexico Film Office Director, who has worked on dozens of movies including "Sicario: Day of the Soldado," "Syriana," "Moneyball," "The Hunger Games" and "There Will Be Blood," among others
  • Jim "Grubb" Graebner, is a writer and member of IATSE 480 who established CNM's widely successful Film Technician program, who recently retired and is getting back to screenwriting
  • Michael Stearns, is an American Musician, film composer, sound designer, and soundtrack producer for large format films, theatrical films, documentaries, commercials, and themed attractions. His credits include music for Ron Fricke's non-verbal 70MM films "Chronos", "Baraka" and "Samsara", music for NASA, Laserium, Disney films, HBO, ABC, PBS, BBC, Discovery Channel, and James Cameron's "The Abyss", "Titanic" and "Avatar"
  • Barry Kirk, Emmy-winning director, Dave Roberts, nationally recognized director and Southwest Productions known for their quality work in commercials, documentaries and industrials and as one of the original production companies in New Mexico where countless crew learned their craft since 1975.

We look forward to presenting the coveted Apple Boxes to all the inductees from 2021 and 22 in-person next year.

About The New Mexico Film & TV Hall of Fame

The Hall of Fame recognizes the rich heritage of film and television in the state and honors those who have helped build the New Mexico film and television industry, along with the industry's rising stars, at its annual banquet and awards ceremony.  Filmmaking in New Mexico goes back at least as far as 1897. For more information, please visit https://nmfilmhalloffame.org.

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