Northern NM

Zen & the Asteroid season 2 – Conclusion!

See the dramatic 2nd season and conclusion of Zen & the Asteorid A Taoist, Sci-Fi Comedy for all ages Credits Written and Directed by: Dan Otero & Javier Arellano Original score and audio design by: Jonathan D. Mayer Director of Photography: Bob Alexander Editing: Dan Otero Animation: Jason Harris Special FX: Gene Torres The IMDb … Continue reading »

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The Troll’s Demise – A cave fable

The Troll’s Demise is a cave fable by Dan Otero. This short film chronicles the last hours of the Tall True Tree Troll, as he’s turned to stone by Trogla, a stone golem of the northern New Mexico Lapidolite mine. Caught up in the saga is professor Roberts, a UNM geology professor touring and discussing … Continue reading »

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The Wildlife Center

While on adventure in the Jemez Wilderness, the NMD crew drove north to Española, NM, and had the good fortune to meet-up with Chris Poole, Educational Animal Curator/Facilites Manager at The Wildlife Center in Española, NM.  By good fortune, the facility was being filmed by Jake L. and the film crew from Alabama. The Wildlife Center … Continue reading »

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Rio Grande del Norte National Monument

The Rio Grande del Norte national monument was established on 3/25/2013, by Presidential proclamation. This preserves about 242,555 acres of land near Taos, including the Rio Grande gorge, multiple volcanic cones and archeological collections of petroglyphs and evidence of human habitation dating back to the Archaic period. An excerpt from the presidential proclamation.  Read the … Continue reading »

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DanO’s 2012 photo slideshow – família y amígos

2012 was an interesting year with many ups and downs.  This slideshow retrospective shows some great photos of the ups–including a few literal ones. Includes photos of dear friends and family; hot springs and caves; music making and recreating; plus a few bonus shots of LD, the scene-stealing weener-dog, and the mysterious flying spaghetti monster. All … Continue reading »

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