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Walk the red carpet at the Governor’s Mansion. Indulge in libations, tantalizing appetizers, and gourmet popcorn. Meet the winner of the New Mexico Girls Make Movies Grant and watch the staged reading of her winning script. Enjoy 3 stage readings from the finalists of the Scholastic Script Contest.
Shooting Stars at the Governor’s Mansion is an evening of showcasing and celebrating New Mexico’s talented writing and filmmaking youth. In partnership with the Governor’s Mansion Foundation, the New Mexico Film Foundation is holding this event to support their mission, and the education and outreach programs of the Governor’s Mansion Foundation.
The Scholastic Scipt Contest Finalists will have stage readings of their scripts by reknowned local actors and will win $1000, $300 and $200 prizes, sponsored by the Governor’s Mansion Foundation.
The New Mexico Girls Make Movies Grant winner will go on to direct the making of her script into a short film, mentored by professional women in the film industry.
Join us for a dazzling evening. Dress code is “Film Festival Fancy” and many of the judge, for both competitions, will be in attendance, along with luminaries our local film community.
Please Note: You must purchase your tickets before the event. No tickets will be sold at the door.
Tickets are $45 for general admission and $75 for VIP.