On Monday, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, Mayor Tim Keller and Netflix Co-CEO Ted Sarandos announced Netflix will be expanding its presence in New Mexico and committing to $1 billion in production spending.
Netflix plans on adding 300 acres to the company’s space at ABQ Studios and making it one of the biggest high-tech and sustainable film production facilities in North America.
“Ever since Netflix first chose New Mexico, they have been nothing but an incredible partner, pushing the boundaries of innovation and expansion while providing fulfilling work opportunities for so many New Mexicans,” said Lujan Grisham.
The expansion plans on adding 1,000 production jobs and nearly 1,500 construction jobs in New Mexico.
“New Mexico provides an outstanding production and business environment in close proximity to Los Angeles with some of the best crews and creative talent in the world. The expansion will bring many new high-tech and production jobs to the region. It allows us to be more nimble in executing our production plans while cementing the status of the region as one of the leading production centers in North America,” said Sarandos.
Since 2018, Netflix has filmed “Army of the Dead,” “El Camino,” “Godless,” “Daybreak,” “Chambers” and “Messiah” in New Mexico, is currently filming “The Harder They Fall” and “Intrusion” and is expected to soon begin filming season four of “Stranger Things.”
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