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Wilmington Regional Film Commission

Rally for film industry slated for May 4

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videoAs the General Assembly heads back to session next month, supporters of North Carolina's film industry hope to make a statement with a rally supporting the state's tax incentives for TV and movie projects. Full story...
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'Iron Man 3' Oscar nod good for Hollywood East

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video The film industry plays a vital role here in Hollywood East, and there is overwhelming support for "Iron Man 3." The film was shot in our area and was nominated today for one Oscar, but all the nominations are causing a buzz in the movie world. 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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Wilmington Regional Film Commission to offer location database services to local businesses and residents

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In order to add to their existing database of 3,300 locations, the Wilmington Regional Film Commission will be adding a Location Scout to their team this fall. The Scout will be available to photograph local properties, in order to provide a broad idea of potential shooting locations to productions considering filming in the area. Full story...
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MPAA says not extending film incentives already hurting NC

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video Major film and television series producers are warning the state could lose thousands of jobs and millions of dollars it does not extend tax incentives set to expire next year. Full story...
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Mary-Louise Parker to film Hallmark movie in Wilmington

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Golden Globe-winner Mary-Louise Parker is coming to Wilmington shoot a new Hallmark Hall of Fame movie. The Wilmington Regional Film Commission says production for "Christmas in Conway" will begin Aug. 5. It will premiere on ABC and WWAY later this year. Full story...
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Fox series to shoot in Wilmington

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videoAs one TV series leaves Wilmington, another is moving in. The Wilmington Regional Film Commission and the North Carolina Film Office announced today that 20th Century Fox Television is bringing the TV series "Sleepy Hollow" to the Port City. Full story...
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Film Commission's directory helping area business cash in on Hollywood

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video When productions from all over the country descend on Wilmington to film, they need more than just beautiful locations to shoot. That's a need the Wilmington Regional Film Commission is looking to fill with its new Support Services Directory. Full story...
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Lifetime pilot shooting in Wilmington

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The Wilmington Regional Film Commission says another production is shooting in Wilmington. "Witches Of East End," starring Julia Ormond, is a new pilot for Lifetime produced by Fox 21. Production offices are opening this week with the 10-day shoot scheduled for mid-October. Full story...
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Wilmington Regional Film Commission offering memberships

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video Local business owners can soon take a piece of the film industry pie. The Wilmington Regional Film Commission is now offering memberships. Full story...
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Film leaders say Charlotte studio would complement Wilmington, not compete

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video Wilmington could soon have some competition in the film industry here in the Tar Heel State. After last night, Charlotte is one step closer to having a movie production facility of its own. Full story...
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Film Commission looking for more locations for database

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The Wilmington Regional Film Commission wants to add your interesting property to its database of possible film locations. Full story...
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New J.J. Abrams TV show 'Revolution' to film in Wilmington

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A new television series from executive producer J.J. Abrams that will air this fall on NBC will be shot in the Wilmington area. Full story...
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Film Commission says incentives making big impact on local economy

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video Some big bucks from the film industry spilled into our local economy last year. In fact, productions spent more than $100 million in our area. But how is the money really spent, and is it staying local? Full story...
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Productions spent $113M in Wilmington in 2011; more predicted for 2012

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Movie, TV and commercial productions spent more than $113 million on goods and services in the Wilmington area last year, according to the Wilmington Regional Film Commission. The commission expects an even better year in 2012. Full story...
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