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'Max Steel' to start filming April 21 in Wilmington

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It’s official. “Max Steel,” a new film based on the popular Mattel action hero, is officially headed to Wilmington this spring. Full story...
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NC Black Film Festival offers hope through movies

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videoOrganizers said to help the Black community deal with violence and discrimination, they use art in the form of movies. The festival is an outlet for African American filmmakers and actors. Organizers said the art helps them show and process their struggles and triumphs in a positive and inspirational way. Full story...
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EUE/Screen Gems building studio in Miami

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A spokeswoman for EUE/Screen Gems Studios confirmed Friday afternoon that the company plans to construct a movie studio and related facilities in Miami. Full story...
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19th Annual Cucalorus Film Festival starts Thursday

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This fall, the 19th annual festival will showcase more than 200 films and attract thousands of cultural travelers, creative leaders and filmmakers who descend upon the Port City from Spain, Israel, Brazil and from more than 70 cities across the US. Cucalorus showcases bold, innovative film-making with programs dedicated to dance, emerging artists, North Carolina, social justice, works-in-progress, and global cinema. Full story...
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Cucalorus Film Festival releases early selections

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video Early selections have been posted on the festival website including Alain Guiraudie’s Stranger by the Lake, a minimalist homoerotic drama that premiered at Cannes this year. Festival passes are on sale now with discounted pricing until September 29. Full story...
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Special premiere of 'Sleepy Hollow' ahead of TV premiere

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video In Hollywood East, there was a special premiere for a new show shot in Wilmington. The cast, crew and soon-to-be-fans gathered at Regal Mayfaire to watch a screening of Sleepy Hollow Tuesday night. It's a modern-day twist of Washington Irving's classic. Full story...
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Surprise home makeover for Marine coming home

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video A local marine is coming home from overseas Tuesday to a surprise home makeover. The executive producers of "Home Again" have done backyard renovations on the marine's home whil ehe has been away at war. Full story...
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Filming to cause weekend closures on Cape Fear Memorial Bridge

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Traffic during what is sure to be a busy St. Patrick's Day weekend may be even busier on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge thanks to a filming project.

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Filming for 'Iron Man 3' wraps in Hollywood East

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videoFilming for Iron Man 3 in the Port City wrapped up Wednesday night. The blockbuster flew into the area this spring, bringing stars like Robert Downey Jr. and Gwyneth Paltrow to town. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Wilmington filmmaker to document charity's work in Africa

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video A Wilmington man has teamed up with a local ministry to capture its impact in Africa. Curtis Thieman will take his video camera to Rwanda and Kenya this weekend. He hopes to put together a touching video showing how Zoe Ministry is helping orphans struggling in poverty. Full story...
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'Blue Velvet' photo exhibit opens

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The film "Blue Velvet" was made in Wilmington 25 years ago, and it helped put the Port City on the movie map. The dark David Lynch drama was set throughout the city, and the part of lead mad man Frank Booth was perfect for Dennis Hopper. Now a cult classic, "Blue Velvet" is being honored with an exhibit of memorabilia and photographs from the production. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Documentary to be produced on man sailing from Wilmington to Portugal

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Greg Frucci will sail solo across the Atlantic Ocean from Wilmington, NC to Lisbon, Portugal (3200 nautical miles) this Spring. He will depart from Masonboro Yacht Club in Wilmington, NC on May 17, 2011 (weather conditions may change departure date) and arrive in Lisbon sometime in late June/ early July of 2011. He will film the entire experience using remotely mounted high definition video cameras. Full story...
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Disney picks Georgia for Cyrus flick

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It looks like Miley Cyrus will not make a movie in Wilmington after all.

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Movie filmed in Wilmington opens this weekend

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videoA movie filmed in Wilmington last year opens this weekend. It is an exciting time for residents to see our area on the big screen, but imagine what it was like for those who actually worked on the film. Full story...
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Vampires invade downtown Wilmington

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Vampires invaded downtown Wilmington today to continue shooting the movie "The Bleeding." Full story...
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