Movie Industry
McCrory pits teacher pay, film incentives during budget pitch
Submitted by Chris Brown on Wed, 05/14/2014 - 10:48pm.

videoAs the Short Session got under way, the governor stole the show unveiling his budget proposal that will be the focus of the Short Session. It included the much talked about raises for teachers and for state employees, as well as cuts to the university system.

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Film industry employee writes letter to the governor
Submitted by Chris Brown on Thu, 05/08/2014 - 10:11pm.

videoOne local employee of the film industry is taking matters of the tax incentive into her own hands. Dale Williams sent a letter to Governor Pat McCrory asking for a meeting to discuss the future of film employees in our state.

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Second trailer released for Wilmington-shot 'Tammy'
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/06/2014 - 11:24am.

A second trailer has been released for the movie "Tammy," which shot in Wilmington in May 2013. The movie stars Academy Award nominee Melissa McCarthy and Academy Award winner Susan Sarandon.

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Rally pushes for continuation of NC film incentives
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sun, 05/04/2014 - 10:58pm.

videoFilm equals jobs. That's what hundreds of people were chanting at today's NC Film rally downtown. Film industry employees and supporters worried about their future came out in full force. Organizers says more than 1,000 people turned out.

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Why 'Max Steel' chose Wilmywood
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sat, 05/03/2014 - 11:55pm.

videoMax Steel producer says they chose Wilmywood for the incentives and the local crew.

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With tax incentives still in doubt, Wilmywood busy as ever
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Wed, 04/30/2014 - 4:46pm.

videoState lawmakers may not be sure about the future of North Carolina's film incentives, but filmmakers appear to be pretty happy with them right now, as several productions are busy shooting around town.

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EUE/Screen Gems Studios reopens doors to public
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Sun, 04/27/2014 - 10:20pm.

videoMovie lovers and TV enthusiast can now get a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into creating on screen magic. This weekend EUE/ Screen Gems Studios reopened its doors to the public with tours of the 10 stage working lot.

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Rally for film industry slated for May 4
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 04/24/2014 - 12:18pm.

videoAs the General Assembly heads back to session next month, supporters of North Carolina's film industry hope to make a statement with a rally supporting the state's tax incentives for TV and movie projects.

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Screen Gems to resume tours this weekend after three-year hiatus
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/22/2014 - 8:23am.

videoWhile the future of North Carolina's film industry is still up in the air as lawmakers decide what to do about tax incentives that fuel the business, fans can get a behind-the-scenes look at Hollywood East again starting this weekend.

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Wilmywood Daily: Kristen Wiig to shoot movie in Wilmington
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:37am.

Sheila Brothers at the Wilmywood Daily reports Indian Paintbrush Productions has picked Wilmington to film the movie "The Heart."

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