Monday, April 1, 2013

The New Mexico Film Office Announces the Second NM Filmmakers Experience Panel Discussion in Santa Fe COMPOSING FOR FILM

SANTA FE —The New Mexico State Film Office has announced the expansion of the New Mexico Filmmakers Program including a new series of discussions entitled the "NM Filmmakers Experience” to be held at the Santa Fe Center for Contemporary Arts. 

The New Mexico Filmmakers Experience will consist of screenings and panel discussions, which will take place on the 3rd Sunday of each month from February to June. For more information, visit our website at: or contact Dirk Norris at 505-476-5671 or

These events are free and open to the public. Our second Filmmakers Experience panel discussion is Composing for Film. What is involved in making music for a film? Who does it and why? Our March panelists are CK Barlow, Jeff Mettling, John Rangel, Andy Gabrys and Sue Lucas. 

Date: Sunday, March 17th Time: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm 

Location: Santa Fe Center for Contemporary Arts 1050 Old Pecos Trail Santa Fe, NM 87505 505-982-1338;  email:

Panelist Bios: CK BARLOW is an Albuquerque-based composer whose work has been heard on ABC, NBC, BBC, Bravo, MTV, National Geographic, VH1, CMT, Discovery Channel, G4, History Channel, Animal Planet, Style Network, etc. ANDY GABRYS has scored a number of short films including “Plots” and “Leather Kittens Gone Bad” with director Holly Adams, and the 2010 Notable New Mexico documentary on Astronaut Sidney Gutierrez: “The Sky’s Not the Limit” with director Tara Walch. SUE LUCAS is the owner of SkyLimit Music, LLC an on-line music library consisting of cleared, and original stock music of all genres by independent artists. JEFF METTLING lives in Albuquerque and is a multi-award winning musical composer and recording artist. JOHN RANGEL is a Composer and Jazz Pianist. John now lives in Santa Fe New Mexico and teaches at the Santa Fe School of Arts and Sciences. is not affiliated with the New Mexico Film Office (but we like to help promote their news and events!)