KVIA7: Local filmmakers calling for more state tax incentives

May 18, 2016

El Paso City Representative Peter Svarzbein hopes better tax incentives for the film industry will create more jobs and keep El Paso's talent from leaving home. New Mexico offers up to 30 percent for films and television. Last year, Texas cut its film incentive program by two-thirds.

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Casting Call for Short Film Gatekeeper

May 03, 2016

MindWarp Entertainment in association with DoubleScope Films are currently casting for a short dramatic film titled Gatekeeper. The film is written and will be directed by UTEP student Gerry Facio.

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Texas Film has failed Robert Rodriguez

March 11, 2016

At the beginning of March, the New Mexico Film Office, Miramax, and El Rey Network announced that the third season of "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series" will begin production in Albuquerque on March 14th, 2016.

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ON FILM: State of the Local Film Scene

September 01, 2015

Charles Horak talks with Carlos Corral, producer & partner with MindWarp, and host of EP Film. Corral talks about the unique nature of the El Paso film scene, and the cooperation and networking that takes place amongst area filmmakers.

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El Paso Filmmakers head to Cannes

March 10, 2015

El Paso's film scene is off to a very strong start with news of two short films, Odessa and Sunrise, being accepted into the 2015 Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner. Be on the look out for Odessa and Sunrise as they make their way around the film festival circuit in 2015.

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Loya Family Wins The Great Christmas Light Fight in El Paso

December 09, 2014

MindWarp's Carlos Corral was hired as the location sound mixer for ABC's Great Christmas Light fight for the El Paso story. The television show was shot at Fred Loya's home with his amazing Christmas decorations and light show. The Loya family ended up winning the $50,000 grand prize.

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How I learned to stop worrying and love the story

October 29, 2014

Despite all of these new breakthroughs in camera resolution technology, something significant has begun to take hold in the indie filmmaker scene. Indie filmmakers are coming to the realization that STORY is the one thing that holds the most value with their independent films.

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Virgin Galactic: The Final Frontier

September 18, 2014

MindWarp's Carlos Corral was hired as the location sound mixer for Land Rover's new Discovery Sport car commercial. The commercial was shot at Virgin Galactic’s Spaceport in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico. The commercial tells the story of the ultimate adventure and how Land Rover and Virgin Galactic are joining forces to conquer the final frontier--space.

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El Paso film scene begins to find its voice

September 10, 2014

One of the major assets that fuels a city's creative scene is its youth. Young people create identities in order to differentiate themselves from the previous generation. A new generation of filmmakers is doing just that here in El Paso, TX.

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Raiders of the Lost Atari Tomb

August 20, 2014

During the months of March and April of 2014, I was hired as the location sound mixer by Lightbox Entertainment, a production company hired by Microsoft to take on the role of Tomb Raiders and investigate if the legend of Atari was real.

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