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From Charlotte Business Journal: While N.C. struggles to attract film projects, Ga. is riding high

March 10, 2015

Mar 9, 2015, 8:00am EDT



Associate Editor/Online-
Charlotte Business Journal




Adding insult to injury for those working to lure film projects to North Carolina with a scaled-back incentive program, a recent report from the Atlanta Business Chroniclesays
In Category: Film

From hypbale: ‘Paper Towns’ release date pushed back by nearly 2 months

March 05, 2015

The book to film adaptation of John Green’s Paper Towns has moved its opening date for a second time.

First scheduled for July 31, 2015, and then June 5, 2015Paper Towns will now open in theaters July 24, 2015. Hypable confirmed the shift with Fox.

This means the film will be opening up

In Category: Film

From the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library: THE KILLING FIELDS

March 04, 2015



Four screenings at four locations: 

March 7th at 

Main Library

310 North Tryon Street  

Charlotte, NC   704-416-0252


March 14th at 

Beatties Ford Road Library: 

2412 Beatties

In Category: Film

From Fashion & Style: ‘Paper Towns’ Movie Trailer Premiere Soon! Director Jake Schreier Teases Clip

March 04, 2015

"Paper Towns" movie director Jake Schreier has hinted the trailer for the adaptation of John Green's book of the same name is coming soon.

When asked by fans on Twitter for the trailer's release date, Schreier did not give a definite answer, but said the people involved in making it are working

In Category: Film

The Film Grant Where You Win Even If You Lose

February 25, 2015

The Roy W. Dean Spring Grant is now accepting applications. Deadline is April 30th. The winner receives $25,000 in film goods, services, and funds to get their film started or completed. The grant seeks short films, documentaries, features, or series that are unique and make a contribution to

In Category: Film

From The News & Observer | Bring back NC’s film incentives program

February 24, 2015

From The News Observer | Originally posted February 21, 2015

Some 4,000 jobs in North Carolina, many of them in the Wilmington area, have been connected to the film industry, including movies, television and commercials. The state has been a location site for scores of Hollywood productions,

In Category: Film

2015 Charlotte Black Film Festival

February 24, 2015

The 5th Annual Charlotte Black Film festival is April 8-12, 2015.

Please click here to see the fiull schedule, and to learn more about the fesitval. 

In Category: Film

From the Winston-Salem Journal: Black films to be highlighted at RiverRun

February 24, 2015

Tim Clodfelter/Winston-Salem Journal

Posted: Monday, February 23, 2015 9:18 pm

This year’s RiverRun International Film Festival will include a tribute to influential movies by black filmmakers, festival organizers said Monday.

The six films in the “Spotlight on Black American Cinema

In Category: Film

From The Dispatch: H. Lee Waters film collection shows historic Lexington

February 24, 2015

By Sharon Myers
The Dispatch

Published: Monday, February 23, 2015 at 12:30 a.m.

Last Modified: Friday, February 20, 2015 at 4:18 p.m.

Do you remember the Edward C. Smith Civic Center when it was the Carolina Theatre? Do you remember when women wore hats and gloves to go shopping uptown?

In Category: Film

From Charlotte Observer: List of 87th Academy Award winners

February 24, 2015

The Associated Press

Posted: Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015

List of winners at Sunday's 87th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Best picture: "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)."

Actor: Eddie Redmayne, "The Theory of Everything."

In Category: Film