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Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Fri, 09/12/2014 - 3:06pm.READ MORE:
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...
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/28/2014 - 3:52pm.READ MORE:
Members 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...
Submitted by Helen Holt on Sun, 08/24/2014 - 6:10pm.READ MORE:
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...
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sun, 08/03/2014 - 10:20pm.READ MORE:
Ashley 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...
Submitted by Chris Brown on Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:12pm.READ MORE:
The NC House passed an amendment this afternoon that may save film incentives in the state for at least one more year. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/29/2014 - 4:23pm.READ MORE:
A budget plan unveiled by Republican leaders in Raleigh today would mean more money to teachers and less money for Hollywood. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/17/2014 - 10:55pm.READ MORE:
Film 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...
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Thu, 07/17/2014 - 3:47pm.READ MORE:
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...
Submitted by Chris Brown on Thu, 07/10/2014 - 10:14pm.READ MORE:
On the set today a lot of talk was about the excitement behind another Nicholas Sparks movie being filmed here in the Port City. For the dozens and dozens of folks hard at work on the set, the buzz, is about whether or not jobs like this will be around by the end of the year. Full story...
Submitted by Chris Brown on Wed, 07/02/2014 - 2:57pm.READ MORE:
McCrory says he does not have the money in the budget for a one-year extension of the current incentives. Instead he says he's pushing ahead with incentive reform. Full story...