El Paso is once again making waves in the filmmaking world thanks to Star Central Studios who recently scored a big time, national honor.

Star Central Studios answered local filmmakers prayers' when they opened in May of 2022. For the first time, El Paso filmmakers had a genuine, fully equipped learning center and film production studio.

No longer would locals have to leave El Paso in order to learn and/or actually get hands on practice with proper, modern day equipment and techniques.

Since then, Star Central Studios have put El Paso and Las Cruces on the map in many ways including working with the city of El Paso on a promotional film highlighting our Mission Trail as well as being honored by the state of Texas.

Now they've picked up another prestigious award, this one on a national level.

I'm humbled that our non profit Star Central Studios Learning Center was nationally recognized in our Nation's Capital at the National Association of Workforce Boards conference. - Gilbert Jorgenson/Facebook

Glenn Villalobos
Glenn Villalobos

According to a press release from Star Central, Workforces Solutions Borderplex and Star Central Studios Learning Center were selected for "innovation in film" and for "innovation in workforce development" by the National Association of Workforce Boards.

They were selected from a pool of over 175 proposals, the largest ever, and were shown a ton of interest by 2 big city, big time players in the film industry - L. A. and New York.

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