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Submitted by Helen Holt on Sat, 11/15/2014 - 7:13pm.READ MORE:
A movies starts with a bag of popcorn, and industry starts with a chance. Back in the early 1980s, Wilmington did not have a film industry, but Dino De Laurentiis took a chance and created what is now known as Hollywood East. Full story...
Submitted by Chris Brown on Wed, 11/12/2014 - 10:31pm.READ MORE:
It is that time of year the Cucalorus Film Festival is here and their kickoff party happened Wednesday night at the Bellamy Mansion in Downtown Wilmington. The party kicks of the 20th year of the Cucalorus Film Festival. The first full day of films begins Thursday. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 10/28/2014 - 3:07pm.READ MORE:
A new view along N. 23rd Street in Wilmington has some film supporters worried. The sign is missing off the side of one of the buildings at EUE/Screen Gems Studios. Full story...
Submitted by Elizabeth Bynum on Tue, 10/28/2014 - 12:51pm.READ MORE:
Sheila Brothers at the Wilmywood Daily reports another movie is coming to Wilmington. She says resumes are now being accepted for "Blue Mountain State: The Movie." Full story...
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sun, 10/26/2014 - 10:40pm.READ MORE:
Things 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. Full story...
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Thu, 10/09/2014 - 6:09pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Tue, 09/16/2014 - 11:08am.READ MORE:
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stopped in Wilmington this morning to campaign for North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis in his race for the US Senate against incumbent Sen. Kay Hagan. Full story...
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...