Wyoming has big plans for the state’s film industry (March 9, 2012)

It was big news when Quentin Tarantino decided to film parts of “Django Unchained” in Wyoming. Other big Hollywood pictures that take place in Wyoming — namely the film adaptation of Annie Proulx’s Brokeback Mountain — are often filmed in New Mexico, which offers huge incentives for film makers. I spoke with the Wyoming Film Office, which operates under the state tourism department, about how they plan to keep the business coming to the Cowboy State.

Wyoming Film Industry Feature

“The Wyoming Film Office has grand plans for the state’s film industry, and it’s making progress. A prime-time network sitcom, and a major Hollywood movie have filmed here in the past year, but shooting in the Cowboy State still brings its own challenges. Wyoming Public Radio’s Rebecca Martinez filed this report.”


About gumshuz

I'm a writer and journalist living in Wyoming. Audio is my passion. My reporting has aired on Naitonal Public Radio, Wyoming Public Radio, BBC/PRI, APM and WAMU. My writing has been published in The News Leader, the Daily News-Record and The Star-Ledger. I deal in Americana and the human condition.
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