Location Scout Spotlight: North Carolina

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Location Scout Spotlight: North Carolina

Location scouts should be aware of North Carolina’s increasing popularity with film makers. The state offers diverse location opportunities, generally mild weather and attractive tax incentives.

North Carolina Film Office

North Carolina Film Office

North Carolina Film Office

New 25% Film Incentive
Qualified Business Venture
Accommodation Refund
Use of State Property
Digital Media Credit


Wilmington, NC

Wilmington, NC

Location Scout Spotlight: Wilmington NC

Incorporated in 1739, the City of Wilmington prides itself on providing exceptional quality of life services for its citizens.

Wilmington’s charming history and premier location make it one of the most beautiful cities in the south. In 2014, Wilmington was honored with the title of “Best Riverfront City in America” by USA Today’s 10 Best reader’s poll.

Wilmington, NC - Google Maps

Wilmington, NC – Google Maps

Wilmington, NC

is a regional film production hub.

Wilmington, North Carolina - Wikipedia

Wilmington, North Carolina – Wikipedia

Wilmington, NC – Wikipedia

Wilmington is a port city in and is the county seat of New Hanover County in coastal southeastern North Carolina, United States. The population is 106,476; according to the 2010 Census it is the eighth most populous city in the state. Wilmington is the principal city of the Wilmington Metropolitan Statistical Area, a metropolitan area that includes New Hanover, Brunswick, and Pender counties in southeastern North Carolina, which has a population of 362,315 as of the 2010 Census.

Wilmington,North Carolina bt Jason Smith / Wikipedia

Wilmington,North Carolina bt Jason Smith / Wikipedia

Wilmington (NC) Regional Film Commission

Wilmington (NC) Regional Film Commission

Wilmington (NC) Regional Film Commission

The Wilmington region has been an active production hub since the early 1980s and has the production infrastructure and experience to support big-budget feature films, TV series, independent films, commercials and more.

WWAY-TV Wilmington, NC

WWAY-TV Wilmington, NC

Pender County farmhouse transformed into a movie set (WWAY 3 Wilmington)

For major motion picture scouts location is the key. When it came time to search for the perfect home to film The Secret Life of Bees, an old farmhouse in Pender County caught their eye.

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Star News (NC) Secret Life of Bees

Star News (NC) Secret Life of Bees

Buzz builds in Watha over ‘Bees’ movie – StarNewsOnline.com



Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

» Made in North Carolina – Hollywood Reporter

More than just location, says Johnny Griffin of the Wilmington Regional Film Commission, these productions took advantage of production facilities, …



Leatherheads at IMDB

Leatherheads at IMDB

Leatherheads at IMDB

Leatherheads Official Website - Universal Pictures

 

Leatherheads Movie Official Site


Hampton Roads - Nights in Rodanthe

Hampton Roads – Nights in Rodanthe

Location Scout Spotlight: Outer Banks (North Carolina) film location Nights in Rodanthe

RODANTHE, N.C. When the movie crew for “Nights in Rodanthe” renovated the house called “Serendipity” for its big screen appearance, nasty storm clouds threatened.

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Day 81/365: Passing Up Rodanthe

McDowell News (NC)

McDowell News (NC)

Reality show looking for McDowell families (The McDowell News)

Your stubborn, do-it-yourself home revamping project could make you a star. TV producers are searching for homeowners in McDowell and surrounding counties to participate in a fairly new show, Renovation Realities, to be broadcast on the HGTV and DIY networks. We’re casting a wide net, looking all over western North Carolina, said Ellen Pfirrmann, a location scout for the project. They’ll be …

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Star-News - Film Producer NC Plans

Star-News – Film Producer NC Plans

Film producer has plan to bring big-budget movies to NC – StarNewsOnline.com

To manage this state-wide stage system effectively, he said, the State Film Office would need to oversee the stages moreso than our regional film …

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Wikipedia

 

Wikipedia – North Carolina

North Carolina is a state in the Southeastern United States. The state borders South Carolina and Georgia to the south, Tennessee to the west and Virginia to the north. North Carolina is the 28th most extensive and the 10th most populous of the 50 United States. North Carolina is known as the Tar Heel State and the Old North State.


Amazon

Amazon

North Carolina at Amazon