Filming In New Mexico

New Mexico is a diverse state with many picturesque locations ranging from the distinctive Shiprock in the northwest to the scenic Carlsbad Caverns in the southeast. New Mexico is also the home of the Rio Grande and Capulin Volcano. Combined with a rich history and a great cultural scene, the state of New Mexico is a great place for a shoot.

When shooting in New Mexico you should get in contact with the New Mexico State Film Office and the local film commissions in the state. The film office will help and guide you through the process when shooting in the state. For more information about their services, visit their websites.

Film Insurance Requirements in the State of
New Mexico

The standard insurance requirement for shooting in New Mexico is a $1,050,000 comprehensive general liability insurance policy, (which is the limit of the New Mexico Tort Claims Act). It is required by all public permitting agencies. It must be issued in the form of an original certificate, covering the entire period of the shoot, naming the permit issuing agency and its employees as additionally insured. Additional coverage may be required for hazardous work such as highway stunts.

New Mexico State Film Office

Joseph M. Montoya Building

1100 S. St. Francis Drive, Suite 1213

Santa Fe, NM 87505

United States

+1 (505) 476-5604

Disclaimer: The encapsulated production information on this page is provided for general purposes only and should not be construed as advice. While we do our utmost to keep all information up to date, production requirements change often. The best source for details is the film office itself.

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