Pilot program aims to help veterans transition to film industry

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Veterans looking for work now have new opportunities in the movie industry. The state is partnering with a local film union for a new pilot program.

Under Operation Soundstage, the union will waive a $800 initiation fee for veterans interested in joining along with a rule requiring 30 days worth of experience.

It will also offer one position on each production specifically to a New Mexico veteran.

To learn more, contact Rochelle Bussey at the New Mexico Film Office by emailing rochelle@nmfilm.com or 505-476-5604. Information on Local 480, contact Morgan at membership@iatselocal480.com

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