Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

State Wins With 'Pretty Horses'.

Byline: Morgan Lee Journal Staff Writer

* Movie makers said they spent $10.5 million on the film in N.M.

Roughly 200 New Mexico residents worked on the production of "All The Pretty Horses" and movie makers reported spending $10.5 million on the project in New Mexico, according to the New Mexico Film Office.

The movie opens across the country on Dec. 25, with premieres starting over the weekend in London and in large U.S. cities today.

Tallying the financial benefits of hosting a film production remains an inexact science in New Mexico, which dedicates about $420,000 to a six-person film office to attract film, video and photography productions. …

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