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Wilmington Regional Film Commission

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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Oscar-winner Firth coming to Hollywood East

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Some big stars may be making their way to Hollywood East in the next couple of months. The Wilmington Regional Film Commission says the film "Arthur Newman, Golf Pro" is set to begin filming in Wilmington. Full story...
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Area business benefiting from Hollywood East resurgence

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video Wilmington currently has six motion pictures in production. The money the film industry brings to our area is the topic of conversation among local economists and film experts today at an economic growth summit. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: NC's new film incentives paying off in Hollywood East

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video Quiet on the set! Wilmington is back in the movie business. Many folks say the film incentives offered here in North Carolina are working, bringing television shows and films to the Wilmington area, which means lights, camera, action for Hollywood East. Full story...
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Governor stole spotlight on new movie announcement

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Gov. Bev Perdue's office first announced last night "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island" will film in Wilmington. We wanted to know why the local film commission did not step in and make the announcement before the Governor. Full story...
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Even improved film incentives may fall short

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video North Carolina film incentives are coming up short compared to other states, even after the state legislature voted to improve them. For production crews, the new legislation is bittersweet. While it gives us better incentives than we had before, it still doesn't put us in the same league as states like Georgia and Louisiana. Full story...
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Wilmington Council meets with Film Commission

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Council asked the Wilmington Film Commission for a briefing so council could see what the commission has accomplished in the past year. Full story...
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