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The filmmakers’ Union IATSE Local 480 announces its first Film & TV Expo, inviting the public to view demonstrations of a wide variety of skills required for television and movie production. Hosted in collaboration with SAG-AFTRA, Teamsters 492, IATSE Locals 423 (stagecraft), 800 (art directors) and others, the Expo open house will include a demonstration set, basecamp tours, and hands-on activities for the public to experience the expertise and artistry of New Mexico filmmakers.

“With the Expo, we are throwing open the doors to the film industry,” announces Rebecca “Puck” Stair, President of IATSE Local 480. “We are offering a unique behind-the-scenes opportunity to meet the technicians who make movies magic, and maybe try a little moviemaking yourself. Everyone is welcome!”

Also attending: NM film offices, film schools, film equipment and gear, food trucks and more.

The Expo will be held outdoors on Sunday, August 28, 2022, from 12p to 5p, at the Local 480 Training Center, 8430 Washington Pl NE, Albuquerque, rain or shine. Admission is free and families are welcome.