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Officials urge NC lawmakers to boost film production grants

Officials in Wilmington are urging North Carolina lawmakers to boost film grants as Hollywood productions go elsewhere for more lucrative incentives. Mayor Bill Saffo and other community leaders spoke Thursday at EUE/Screen Gems Studios, a 50-acre sound-stage lot that’s seen its prospects dwindle since Republican budget writers ended a program that provided tax rebates of […]

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NC film industry update expected Thursday

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – An announcement regarding the film industry is expected during a news conference at Screen Gems Studios Thursday. Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo will be joined by New Hanover County Commission Vice Chairman Beth Dawson and officials from EUE/Screen Gems Studios, The Wilmington Regional Film Commission, and The Wilmington Chamber of Commerce. There’s […]

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