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'American Hustle,' 'Gravity' lead Oscars with 10 nods each; 'Iron Man 3' nominated for visual effects

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"American Hustle" and "Gravity" have garnered the most nominations in this year's Academy Awards. Each film received 10 nominations, including nods for best picture. Wilmington-shot "Iron Man 3" earned one nomination. The 86th Academy Awards air Sunday, March 2, on WWAY NewsChannel 3 and ABC. Full story...
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Extraordinary People: The grip who was sponsored by the Terminator

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videoHis name is Chunky. He's made a living as a grip. Grips, in case you didn't know, are responsible for all kinds of lighting and camera support. Chunky, in case you didn't know, is one extraordinary person. Full story...
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StarNews: New ABC series to shoot locally

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videoA new ABC drama will film in the Cape Fear region this spring, which will be a busy time for local television crews. Full story...
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Governor's Office announces year-end estimates for film in NC

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videoTelevision series fuel strong year that sees 5,700 production days, $254 million in spending, and 25,000 job opportunities. Full story...
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Study reveals potential $10 million loss without film incentive

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videoNew Hanover County could see an estimated loss of more than $10 million in tax revenue if the state's film incentive expires at the end of 2014, according to initial findings of a study released Monday. Full story...
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Company hopes fancy set trailers will factor in drawing productions to Hollywood East

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video Hollywood East will soon have a few new digs for actors, directors and producers to use while shooting on location around the area. Full story...
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FIRST LOOK: 'Christmas in Conway' trailer

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videoIn a couple weeks Wilmington takes on a starring role in the Hallmark Hall of Fame movie "Christmas in Conway." It airs Sunday, Dec. 1 on WWAY NewsChannel 3 and ABC. Now WWAY is getting a first look at the trailer for "Christmas in Conway." Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: Cucalorus Film Festival

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videoThe 19th Annual Cucalorus Film Festival is finally here. With four straight days of independent features, shorts and forums planned for downtown Wilmington, it's a haven for movie buffs. Full story...
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NC film industry leaders discuss 'State of the Slate'

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video Film is one of North Carolina’s largest industries, but could the production soon wrap without help from Raleigh? Full story...
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Cucalorus Film Festival happening all weekend in Wilmington

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video You can see independent and international films at five venues in Wilmington during the Cucalorus Film Festival. Full story...
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FIRST LOOK: 'Christmas in Conway'

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videoOnce Halloween is done, "Christmas in Conway" is Wilmington's next holiday. The Hallmark Hall of Fame movie shot in the Port City airs on WWAY NewsChannel 3 and ABC Dec. 1. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: 'Happy Gilmore' star blew .15 during Wilmington DWI stop

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videoA Hollywood star was arrested for DWI in Hollywood East early this morning, according to deputies at the New Hanover County Jail. Highway Patrol says Christopher McDonald blew .15 on a breath test after being pulled over on 3rd Street. Full story...
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'Christmas in Conway' to air Dec. 1 on WWAY and ABC

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videoA made-for-TV movie shot in Wilmington this summer will air just in time for the holidays on WWAY and ABC. A spokeswoman for Hallmark Hall of Fame confirmed "Christmas in Conway" will air on Dec. 1. Full story...
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Michelle Williams brings daughter to Dawson's Creek set 10 years later

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It's been more than 10 years since fans obsessed over the love lives of those in Capeside, Massachusetts, and actress Michelle Williams hasn't let her time away from Dawson's Creek go to waste. And though she's moved on to become one of Hollywood's A-Listers, the 33-year-old actress still misses her time on the Wilmington film set of the show that put her on the map. Full story...
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HAPPENING TOMORROW: Disney holding Wilmington casting call for teens and tweens

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video Disney is coming to Hollywood East this weekend looking for young talent. Disney Channel and Disney XD will hold an open call audition Sept. 21 and 22 for area teens and tweens. Full story...
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