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Wilmington Regional Film Commission

Film leaders working to increase grant program, not incentives

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videoThe Wilmington Regional Film Commission and the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce held a news conference Thursday morning to discuss the film industry in Wilmington. Full story...
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Film industry announcement expected Thursday

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City and film industry leaders are gathering at Screen Gems Studios in Wilmington Thursday. Full story...
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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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