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Film Incentives

Rep. Rick Catlin gets into it with film advocate at early voting

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videoThings got heated outside the New Hanover County Government Center Saturday. An argument between Rep. Rick Catlin (R-20th District), who is running for reelection, and a film worker has folks talking. Full story...
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Under the Dome set to shoot third season in Wilmington

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videoDespite the lack of film incentives, one popular production is staying in town. Protesters were out in full force yesterday with a message to Gov. Pat McCrory: they want film incentives in North Carolina. Hours later, "Under the Dome" announced plans to stay in the port city for its third season. Full story...
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McCrory won't call lawmakers back for special session

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video In what could be the final nail in the coffin for North Carolina's film industry, Gov. Pat McCrory says he will not call for the General Assembly to return to Raleigh for a special session. Full story...
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Wilmington, New Hanover leaders push for legislative session on film incentives

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videoMembers of the New Hanover County Commission and Wilmington City Council signed a joint letter to Gov. Pat McCrory, House Speaker Thom Tillis and Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger yesterday asking them to call for a special legislative session to "reconsider film incentives that will better serve North Carolina in remaining marketable and competitive" in the film industry. Full story...
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Film community gathers for massive group photo

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video Members of the community who have ever benefited from the film industry where asked to be a part of a group photo on Saturday in hopes to show state legislators who the loss of film incentives were impacting. Full story...
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Teacher turned actress feels pressure from state budget debates

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videoAshley Mewborn left teaching because she said she was forced to work three jobs to make ends meet. Now with film incentives still in the air... "Here we go again," Mewborn said. She's worried her new career might start presenting challenges that are all too familiar. Full story...

Amendment to try and save film incentives passes NC House

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videoThe NC House passed an amendment this afternoon that may save film incentives in the state for at least one more year. Full story...
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Budget plan would give teachers raises, cap film incentive

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videoA budget plan unveiled by Republican leaders in Raleigh today would mean more money to teachers and less money for Hollywood. Full story...
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McCrory: Stance on film incentives firm even after studio visit

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videoFilm industry supporters have been critical of Gov. Pat McCrory not answering their plea to meet with the film industry during visits to Wilmington as the debate over film incentives continues. Today that changed. Full story...
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Push for film incentives a campaign issue for NC House race

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video As the governor took time today to visit Wilmington's move studio, the push in Hollywood East for film incentives continues. Today supporters renewed their calls, as they stood with a NC House candidate who backs them. Full story...
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