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Albuquerque, CNM partner to create film campus at Rail Yards

Hawker Vanguard
January 11, 2019 06:27 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- Central New Mexico Community College and the City of Albuquerque are to turn part of the Rail Yards into a film production campus.

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“We see this as an opportunity to be nationally recognized,” said Katharine Winograd, CNM’s president.

It will take a lot of work to transform part of the Rail Yard to a working campus.

However, the city believes it’s ready for the task at hand.

“One of the next immediate steps is filling out the application for voluntary remediation program that would give us permission from the state,” said Carmelina Hart, a spokesperson with the city's planning department.

Once the plan is approved, the city can find a contractor.

Last year, Mayor Tim Keller ripped up a deal with an out-of-state contractor hired to redevelop the site and pledged to take back control.

“By teaming up with CNM to potentially locate the new film school at the Rail Yards, we are opening the door to bring access to training and good paying jobs right into the heart of our city,” Mayor Tim Keller said.

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