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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...
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/25/2014 - 11:52am.READ MORE:
North Carolina's film industry made another appeal in Raleigh today. Workers fighting for nothing less the industry's very existance, according to advocates, who are concerned that the legislature will let film tax credits go away. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/19/2014 - 10:51am.READ MORE:
Submitted by Helen Holt on Fri, 06/13/2014 - 5:28pm.READ MORE:
Film incentives have been the talk of the town for years, but with the most recent change, concern for the future has set in. Full story...
Submitted by Daniel Seamans on Thu, 06/12/2014 - 10:02pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Thu, 06/12/2014 - 6:42pm.READ MORE:
It wasn't exactly what State Rep. Ted Davis (R-19th District) wanted. But, film supporters said it's better than nothing. Thursday night, the North Carolina House of Representatives passed, 90 to 26, Davis' amendment that would trade film tax credits for a grant program. Full story...
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Wed, 06/11/2014 - 4:16pm.READ MORE:
Could this be the beginning of the end for North Carolina's film industry? Rep. Ted Davis (R-19th District) proposed three changes to a budget bill hoping to extend the state's film tax credit program. He thought he had the green light for it this morning, but that's not what happened. Full story...
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Mon, 06/09/2014 - 8:48pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Wed, 06/04/2014 - 4:22pm.READ MORE:
People in the Port City who rely on the film industry to survive took their fight to extend film incentives to Raleigh today. Film incentive advocates tried to educate state lawmakers on what the incentives mean and how they positively impact the state, but some people were not as enthusiastic about the future of film incentives in North Carolina. Full story...