ARTESIA — Southeastern New Mexico now has a film production company of its own. Vivid Light Pictures, LLC, based in Artesia, is preparing to shoot the first of a series of films in the area, starting next month.

VLP will be using as many locals as possible for cast and crew but will also bring in entertainment industry professionals to give New Mexico residents a chance to learn and grow on the job. One of the goals in making movies through VLP is to train more people in the area to work as cast and crew for the increasing number of films being shot in New Mexico. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.