film industry

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    Let’s Stop Promoting Fiscally Irresponsible Film Incentives

    This week, JLF’s Jon Sander’s published a research brief on film incentives prompted by a statement Gov. Roy Cooper released this week: [H]is press release announc[ed] the creation of a “Governor’s Advisory Council on Film, Television and Digital Streaming.” This group will “advise Gov. Cooper on efforts to grow and develop…
    Brenee Goforth, November 7, 2019
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    Father of N.C. film industry needed no incentives

    Friday at 6 p.m. the N.C. Museum of History will host a talk with Earl Owensby, the filmmaker who produced a host of low-budget action films in the ’70s and ’80s and made Shelby the birthplace of the state’s film industry. This profile from the News & Observer reveals…
    Rick Henderson, August 6, 2015