According to a recent article in MovieMaker Magazine “best places to live and work” big cities list, Albuquerque ranks at No. 5 for 2016. “Albuquerque is on fire — and not just because it’s one of the driest places in the country. This desert city is consistently landing some of the most exciting productions in the nation, taking a major leap up on our list this year.”
Some of the recent productions in the city are AMC’s “Better Call Saul” as well as the sequel, “Independence Day: Resurgence,” which has a budget of somewhere near $200 million. Also filmed in the Duke city: NBC TV series “The Night Shift” and Epix’s new series “Graves” . Also of note, Jeff Bridges is shooting “Comancheria”in town, and Matthew McConaughey, filmed “Gold” in and around the city.