About Us


Need Help Filming in New Mexico?

A Video Production Company based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. We specialize in video production, equipment rentals, filmmaking, and film industry production services / referrals. Contact us now if you have a project you want to collaborate on, or if you need guidance on how to make your project happen! We understand the rebate process in New Mexico and what it takes to complete projects.


Derek M. Chavez

Derek M. Chavez is a native of Albuquerque, New Mexico and has been in the film industry since 2009. After graduating from Eldorado High School, he immediately began working on feature films and has been moving up in his career ever since. Derek has a passion for helping others, and spends all of his free time implementing the ideal that he should leave the world a better place than he found it.


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Janie M. Elliott

Janie Elliott was originally from Southern California and moved to New Mexico in 2000. She had been in the film industry since 2007. She was married and had two children. Derek M. Chavez and Janie met while working together on a production called "Crash Season 2" in 2009. Their love of the same things brought them together to start ABQ Mastermind Productions, LLC. Her past careers included the Military, Hospital Administration, Radio Producer, Event Security, and the feature film industry. In her spare time she would travel the world with her husband. Janie Elliott passed away May 12th, 2018, but her memory still drives the company forward.


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Help Fund Our Projects!

Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve the quality of our projects. Your generous donation is not a tax write off, but it will fund our mission to shoot impactful projects and contribute to the growing film industry in New Mexico!

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How Do You Do That Voodoo

How Do You Do That Voodoo is a 90's throwback horror short film starring Asher Angel and directed by Adam Windom! This was done years before Asher became a superstar in the music and film industry.

Project H Trailer #1

Trailer for our upcoming Heroin awareness documentary, Project H!

Project H Trailer #2

Check out this updated trailer for our Heroin awareness documentary, Project H!

Contact Us

Do you have a great idea for a movie? Do you need a commercial for your business? Are you looking to gain experience and get involved with the film industry?

ABQ Mastermind Productions

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