"I'm able to have a good job, get out of debt and have medical insurance," says Fuentes, who has worked as a background actor, greensman and prop maker on many different productions, including "3:10 to Yuma." "Having this work has completely changed my standard of living."
Former residential home builder Jim Twocrow, a member of the Oglala Lakota tribe and originally from South Dakota, began retraining to work in the film business in 2005 at his brother's suggestion. At the time, Twocrow hesitated a little because the home market was also booming. Now, he couldn't be happier he left it when he did.
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