Film Incentives
ONLY ON 3: McCrory talks about issues affecting Cape Fear region
Submitted by Chris Brown on Tue, 12/09/2014 - 11:53pm.

videoIt's been almost two years in office, and Gov. Pat McCrory said it's been a roller-coaster ride he's honored to be part of.

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Rep. Rick Catlin gets into it with film advocate at early voting
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sun, 10/26/2014 - 10:40pm.

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.

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Under the Dome set to shoot third season in Wilmington
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Fri, 10/10/2014 - 5:05pm.

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.

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McCrory won't call lawmakers back for special session
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Fri, 09/12/2014 - 3:06pm.

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.

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Wilmington, New Hanover leaders push for legislative session on film incentives
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/28/2014 - 3:52pm.

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.

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Film community gathers for massive group photo
Submitted by Helen Holt on Sun, 08/24/2014 - 6:10pm.

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.

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Teacher turned actress feels pressure from state budget debates
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sun, 08/03/2014 - 10:20pm.

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.

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Amendment to try and save film incentives passes NC House
Submitted by Chris Brown on Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:12pm.

videoThe NC House passed an amendment this afternoon that may save film incentives in the state for at least one more year.

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Budget plan would give teachers raises, cap film incentive
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/29/2014 - 4:23pm.

videoA budget plan unveiled by Republican leaders in Raleigh today would mean more money to teachers and less money for Hollywood.

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McCrory: Stance on film incentives firm even after studio visit
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/17/2014 - 10:55pm.

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.

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