What tax credits are available for productions in your state? 25% Fully refundable credit. No Annualized Cap
What are some of the locations in your state that filmmakers should know about? The Beaches of the coast. The mountains in the West. The rolling hills and small towns of the Piedmont. The big city look of Charlotte, Raleigh, Winston-Salem, and Greensboro.
Are there studios and soundstages that the state hosts that filmmakers should know about? EUE Screen Gems in Wilmington, NC.10 Stages, 2 water tanks.
What can you tell us about talented labor in your state? Do you have robust union representation? Deepest crew in the Southeast
Are there deals that you have with equipment, craft service or other suppliers to make these services more affordable? Our key department heads are among the best and have great relationships in their craft and are able to negotiate great rates.
What are some of the recent productions that produced films in your state? "Iron Man 3," "Safe Haven," "We're The Millers," "Homeland," "Banshee," "You Are Here," "Revolution"
What cities have their own film commissions in your state? Wilmington, Raleigh, Ashville, Charlotte, Winston-Salem, Greensboro
How many productions shot in your state last year? 42
What should filmmakers do if they're interested in shooting a film in your state? Who should they contact if they have more questions? http://www.ncfilm.com/
Interested in the incentives offered by other state film commissions? Check out Indiewire's full guide to state film commissions HERE.