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828 Productions bringing films to Las Cruces

Over a year ago a film production company made quite the splash when it announced it was moving to Las Cruces, New Mexico and planning to invest significantly in that city. The Company 828 Productions expects to spend up to 75 million dollars in the next few years creating sound stages and support facilities for film production in and around Las Cruces, and has moved its headquarters to the city. Joining host Charles Horak to discuss the company’s plans and the outlook on film production in Southern New Mexico is Jon Sepp, Operations and Public Affairs Manager for 828 productions.

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Originally aired on February 3, 2024

Charles Horak didn't sleep much as a child, preferring instead to watch movies on late night TV. Not much has changed since then, except that he now shares his life-long passion for movies with others. Horak's association with On Film began in the summer of 2002 when he was interviewed by the show's originator, Cynthia Haines. In the summer of 2005, Horak took over for Haines as host of the show.
Sam Cassiano is a native Californian who spent his formative years in the Bay Area. An army brat, his family toured Germany and Japan before settling in El Paso in 1973. Initially a Communications Major at UTEP, a radio internship at KPAS-FM 94, the PASS launched his broadcasting career. He can be heard as the morning news anchor on KTEP during NPR's Morning Edition, and Friday evenings at 10 pm as the host of Friday Night Blues.
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