recap: wilmington’s 24th annual cucalorus festival

December 7, 2018

Wilmington is no stranger to the film and entertainment industry. So it is no surprise that what started 24 years ago as a small scale movie festival has become the Cucalorus that we know today. From the beginning, Wilmington’s Cucalorus Festival has been a celebration of film. When it was founded in 1994 by a group of Wilmington filmmakers called Twinkle Doon, just 16 local films brought crowds of people… [Read More…]

words on bathroom walls brings film back to ilm

May 21, 2018

Bringing the film industry back into Wilmington, Words on Bathroom Walls will be the first production to film in the area for 2018 and the first major film to shoot in ILM in nearly four years. The film is eligible to receive more than $2 million from the state’s film grant program and just began filming this past week in downtown Wilmington. Based on the young adult novel by Julia… [Read More…]