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Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Thu, 07/17/2014 - 3:47pm.READ MORE:
As the governor took time today to visit Wilmington's move studio, the push in Hollywood East for film incentives continues. Today supporters renewed their calls, as they stood with a NC House candidate who backs them. Full story...
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:49pm.READ MORE:
Wilmington Film enthusiasts are hoping to expand their presence in the Cape Fear. Members of the local film community gathered to discuss the potential for a film museum in Downtown Wilmington. Full story...
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Tue, 07/08/2014 - 12:47pm.READ MORE:
Amid continued deliberation about the future of the state's film incentive program, the N.C. Film Office will soon face the loss of its leader. Aaron Syrett, director of the film office, confirmed Tuesday that he will step down from the position July 31. 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 Makenzi Henderson on Tue, 07/01/2014 - 9:44pm.READ MORE:
The movie "Tammy" opens nationwide Wednesday. But, in Wilmington, it opened Tuesday. It was a special night for Hollywood East. Fans of the stars Melissa McCarthy and Susan Sarandon flocked to Regal Cinemas at Mayfaire for a special early screening of the movie "Tammy." Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/19/2014 - 10:51am.READ MORE:
Submitted by Helen Holt on Mon, 06/16/2014 - 4:39pm.READ MORE:
The Nicholas Sparks book turned movie "The Longest Ride" started filming at St. Mary Catholic Church this morning. Full story...
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 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...