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Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Tue, 07/29/2014 - 5:51pm.READ MORE:
More than an estimated $40,000 has been donated to New Hanover County Schools since March from film productions that used the schools as locations. Full story...
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Tue, 02/11/2014 - 12:30am.READ MORE:
Hollywood East is riding a wave of momentum after consecutive banner years, but industry leaders say without help it could soon come to an abrupt halt despite all of the success. Full story...
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Thu, 01/16/2014 - 5:54pm.READ MORE:
The film industry plays a vital role here in Hollywood East, and there is overwhelming support for "Iron Man 3." The film was shot in our area and was nominated today for one Oscar, but all the nominations are causing a buzz in the movie world. Full story...
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Mon, 08/12/2013 - 4:25pm.READ MORE:
Major film and television series producers are warning the state could lose thousands of jobs and millions of dollars it does not extend tax incentives set to expire next year. Full story...
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Tue, 02/26/2013 - 12:12am.READ MORE:
State Representative Ted Davis is rallying local leaders together to promote the film industry. In 2010, the state's film tax incentives were increased from 15% to 25%, letting production companies keep more money in their pockets. Full story...
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Tue, 09/11/2012 - 5:52pm.READ MORE:
Local business owners can soon take a piece of the film industry pie. The Wilmington Regional Film Commission is now offering memberships. Full story...
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Mon, 02/27/2012 - 5:28pm.READ MORE:
Some big bucks from the film industry spilled into our local economy last year. In fact, productions spent more than $100 million in our area. But how is the money really spent, and is it staying local? Full story...