“Film” means a single media or multimedia program, excluding advertising messages other than national or regional advertising messages intended for exhibition that is fixed on film, digital medium, videotape, computer disc, laser disc or other similar delivery medium; can be viewed or reproduced; is not intended to and does not violate a provision of Chapter 30, Article 37 NMSA 1978 (which relates to materials viewed by minors); and is intended for reasonable commercial exploitation for the delivery medium used.
A “commercial audiovisual product” means a film or video game intended for commercial exploitation.
The project must be funded, and Proof of Funds (pdf) may be requested.
The project must be greenlit
Projects that DO qualify
* See additional requirements below
Projects that DO NOT qualify:
Commercials require a signed letter from the Ad Agency or Client describing the relationship with the Production Company and confirming which entity is claiming the credit.
Regional – Proof of more than one media buy is required.
National – Proof of national media buy is required.
Internet – Proof of a media buy (as equates to “ad space”) is required.
EPKs may qualify if the production company filing for the EPK is not the same as the company filing for the project featured in the EPK.
Standalone television pilots
Pilots that are not going straight-to-series require a signed letter from Parent Company verifying the production is intending production of the series in New Mexico if the Pilot is “picked up” and ordered to series. If the Pilot is shot in NM but the first season is not shot in NM, the Pilot will not be eligible for the additional 5%.