Destination El Paso announced Friday that Drew Mayer-Oakes has been named Film Commission Coordinator for the Visit El Paso division.
“We couldn’t be more thrilled to welcome Drew to the team. His experience and knowledge will be instrumental in expanding the already impressive film presence in El Paso and the surrounding area. He comes to us with valuable skills that are already beginning to make their presence felt within the local industry.” said Bryan Crowe, General Manager for Destination El Paso
In this role, Mayer-Oakes will be responsible for assisting the Film Commissioner in developing, marketing and promoting El Paso locations to attract film productions as well as assist and coordinate site visits/location scouts.
His duties also include representing the department at events, tradeshows and receptions that are directly related to the film industry.
Originally from Lubbock, TX, Mayer-Oakes earned a Bachelor of Science in Radio-TV-Film from the University of Texas at Austin and post graduate studies at the University of California Los Angeles.
He joins the Visit El Paso team with extensive film-related marketing, program implementation and management in conjunction with multiple cities/organizations such as the City of San Antonio Film Commission, Texas Film Commission, Houston Film Commission and Film Las Cruces.