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Budget plan would give teachers raises, cap film incentive

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videoA budget plan unveiled by Republican leaders in Raleigh today would mean more money to teachers and less money for Hollywood. Full story...
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McCrory: Stance on film incentives firm even after studio visit

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videoFilm industry supporters have been critical of Gov. Pat McCrory not answering their plea to meet with the film industry during visits to Wilmington as the debate over film incentives continues. Today that changed. Full story...
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Film crews react to grant plan

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videoFilm 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...
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EUE/Screen Gems Studios VP: "Deeply appreciative of efforts"

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The Executive VP of EUE/Screen Gems Studios releases statement regarding Thursday's legislative news and move towards incentive grants. Full story...
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NC film industry in doubt after committee kills incentive changes

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video 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...
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EUE/Screen Gems Studios reopens doors to public

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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. Full story...
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Screen Gems to resume tours this weekend after three-year hiatus

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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. Full story...
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Exec: Screen Gems committed to Wilmington despite Miami expansion

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videoScreen Gems is expanding down south. EUE/Screen Gems Studios already has facilities in New York, Atlanta and, of course, Wilmington. And in about 15 months, it will have yet another studio in Miami. Full story...
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Oscar night means Cucalorus 'Evening on the Red Carpet'

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videoThe Academy Awards are certainly the biggest night of the year in Hollywood, but they are also a big night here in Hollywood East. Cucalorus held its annual "Evening on the Red Carpet" fundraiser at Screen Gems Studios. Full story...
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Industry leaders discuss future of Hollywood East

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video Hollywood East is riding a wave of momentum after consecutive banner years, but industry leaders say without help it could soon come to an abrupt halt despite all of the success. 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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UPDATE: Thousands worth of lighting cables stolen from 'Sleepy Hollow' set

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Wilmington Police are investigating after they say thousands in lighting cables were stolen from the set of "Sleepy Hollow" near Screen Gems Studios. Police say about 800 feet of cable, weighing around 1,000 lbs., was stolen from the set. Full story...
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'Iron Man 3' set for Hollywood premiere tonight

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videoAfter spending several months flying high in harnesses over the Cape Fear River, roaming the streets of downtown Wilmington and swimming to the depths of Screen Gem's water tank, the stars of "Iron Man 3" are suiting up once again... in black ties and dresses that is. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Catlin, Millis refuse to do interview about bill to stop film tax credits

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video Two local lawmakers have introduced a bill into the North Carolina House of Representatives that local film industry insiders say would effectively ruin the film industry in the Tar Heel state. Full story...
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