SANTA FE — The New Mexico Film Office (NMFO) announces that new television series, American Migrant Workers produced by Triangle U Studios, will film in Albuquerque, Las Cruces, Truth or Consequences and Navajo Lake beginning in June through October 2021.
The production will employ approximately 10 New Mexico crew members, 20 New Mexico principal actors, and 20 New Mexico background actors.
American Migrant Workers portrays the stories of American migrant workers who live in recreational vehicles, and explores how they survive, how they find work in these ever-changing times, and what day-to-day life entails. Show casing workers whose jobs vary from ranch caretaker to National Park guides, and beyond it is estimated that over 10 million Americans live in RV’s.
“New Mexico is positioned along the major historical trade route of El Camino Real and today, lies at the crossroads of I-25 and I-40. Thus, the state has been a place where migrants of all types have passed through for centuries. New Mexico is the perfect place for American Migrant Workers to explore this world and tell the stories of migrant workers,” NMFO Director Amber Dodson said.
American Migrant Workers is directed by Dan Schatzman (Co-Producer – Being Rose; Executive Producer – Lone Wolf), produced by Leo Rodriguez (Executive Producer – Lone Wolf) Principal cast includes David Pike and Heather Hall as well as New Mexico resident, Dawn Barclay.
“New Mexico is the perfect place to start our story. The rich history of settlers required to adapt to the vast New Mexico landscape encapsulates our story’s theme. Even though times have changed, the need to be resourceful resonates still today. It is a pleasure to work with the New Mexico Film Office, the Land of Enchantment has captured our hearts and we hope the audience as well,” said Jordan Rivera, Triangle U Studios, Founder – Cinematographer.
For more information on the production, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
All film and television productions in New Mexico are required to adhere to the state’s operative emergency public health order, associated public health restrictions and COVID Safe Practices. Those restrictions include but are not limited to the adherence to occupancy maximums, the maintaining of physical distancing between individuals, wearing masks, routine disinfection, symptom screenings, and more.
The New Mexico Film Office has released Back2One, a catchall set of principles, general recommendations, and resources for film and television productions operating during COVID-19. Back2One recommendations and other COVID Safe Practices can be found at nmfilm.com