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Battle over tax incentives for North Carolina film industry

videoWilmington is the kind of place where our local streets and buildings commonly turn into TV and movie sets. Cape Fear Community College regularly appears on One Tree Hill. Just how busy those sets are is important to our local economy and just how busy they'll be depends upon what's going on in Raleigh.

Film industry looking for bigger tax incentives from North Carolina

videoThis is not a great time to be looking for a bigger tax break from the cash-strapped state of North Carolina, but that's exactly what our film industry is doing. They say they have to in order to stay competitive.

Award parties in Hollywood East

videoWilmington is known as Hollywood East, so it only makes sense that there were several Academy Awards viewing parties Sunday night around the Port City. Our John Rendleman attended one that was fun… and green.

Wilmington an affordable option for film producers

Wilmington film commission director Johnny Griffin said choosing a location to film a movie often comes down to money. Because of that, Wilmington is looking better and better to Los Angeles film producers looking for cheaper places to make their movies.

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