Outer Banks Halloween International Film Festival 2017 Lineup Announced

Outer Banks Halloween International Film Festival 2017 Lineup Announced

The 2nd Annual Halloween International Film Festival returns to Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina this October 26-28, featuring more than 40 independent films from around the world, and the full lineup of 2017 Official Selections has been revealed with the complete schedule of screenings that was announced on Friday. Highlights of this year’s feature films include 3 Dead Trick or Treaters, an experimental anthology from Canada that features no dialogue, the gritty thriller Charismata from the U.K., the genre throwback Close Calls, and a new vision of the classic Edgar…

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First Look Trailer for ‘Good Behavior’ Season 2 Revealed

First Look Trailer for ‘Good Behavior’ Season 2 Revealed

Currently filming in Wilmington, North Carolina, our first look at the upcoming Season 2 of TNT’s drama series Good Behavior has arrived online, teasing more of the “tainted love” story to come. Good Behavior stars Michelle Dockery (Downton Abbey), based on the Letty Dobesh books by North Carolina author Blake Crouch and Chad Hodge (Wayward Pines), telling the story of Letty Raines (Dockery), a thief and a con artist whose life is always one wrong turn, one bad decision from implosion — which is exactly how she likes it. Season 1 found Letty fresh…

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Outer Banks Halloween International Film Festival Taking Submissions

Outer Banks Halloween International Film Festival Taking Submissions

The 2nd Halloween International Film Festival returns to Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina October 26-28, 2017, featuring independent films of all genres from around the world, followed by the 4th Annual Outer Banks Halloween Parade on Sunday, Oct. 29, where all attending filmmakers are invited as guests of honor. Original independent film submissions are now being accepted digitally through Film Freeway, the leading online film festival platform (click here to submit now). The final Last Call Deadline for submissions is July 20. Films can be submitted in the Short Film category if 50…

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NC Budget Includes Recurring Film Incentive Grant

NC Budget Includes Recurring Film Incentive Grant

North Carolina’s newly adopted budget that went into effect on July 1 includes $33.6 million in funding available to television and film productions through the state’s Film Incentive Grant. The best part is that starting on July 1, 2018, the grant will have $31 million in yearly recurring funding, a big step toward rebuilding North Carolina’s film industry. EUE/Screen Gems Studios Executive Vice President Bill Vassar, has commented, “This is really hopeful. As this has been developing with the legislators and word has gotten out that something was going to change,…

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Preview ‘Shots Fired’ Season Finale Episode 10: “Last Dance”

Preview ‘Shots Fired’ Season Finale Episode 10: “Last Dance”

Filmed in Gastonia, North Carolina and the Charlotte region, Fox’s new hot button drama Shots Fired wraps up this week with its final hour, Episode 10, entitled “Last Dance”, and we have a new preview to get you ready for the action. In this episode, “The world will find out if evidence will bring justice to another innocent soul.” The 10-hour event series takes an explosive look at the criminal justice system, following the murder of a young man in a fictional North Carolina town. Examining the dangerous aftermath of racially charged…

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Preview ‘Shots Fired’ Episode 9: “Come To Jesus”

Preview ‘Shots Fired’ Episode 9: “Come To Jesus”

Filmed in Gastonia, North Carolina and the Charlotte region, Fox’s new hot button drama Shots Fired continues with Episode 9, entitled “Come To Jesus”, and we have a new preview to get you ready for the action. In this episode, “A shocking discovery is made about the Auxiliary Deputy program.” The 10-hour event series takes an explosive look at the criminal justice system, following the murder of a young man in a fictional North Carolina town. Examining the dangerous aftermath of racially charged shootings in a small southern town, Shots Fired is…

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Preview ‘Shots Fired’ Episode 8: “Rock Bottom”

Preview ‘Shots Fired’ Episode 8: “Rock Bottom”

Filmed in Gastonia, North Carolina and the Charlotte region, Fox’s new hot button drama Shots Fired continues with Episode 8, entitled “Rock Bottom”, and we have a new preview to get you ready for the action. In this episode, “Tensions continue to escalate between the investigators and the Sheriff’s department, leading to a potentially game-changing altercation.” The 10-hour event series takes an explosive look at the criminal justice system, following the murder of a young man in a fictional North Carolina town. Examining the dangerous aftermath of racially charged shootings in a…

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Preview ‘Shots Fired’ Episode 6: “The Fire This Time”

Preview ‘Shots Fired’ Episode 6: “The Fire This Time”

Filmed in Gastonia, North Carolina and the Charlotte region, Fox’s new hot button drama Shots Fired continues with Episode 6, entitled “The Fire This Time”, and we have a new preview to get you ready for the action. This episode is directed by Academy Awarding winner Jonathan Demme (The Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia). The 10-hour event series takes an explosive look at the criminal justice system, following the murder of a young man in a fictional North Carolina town. Examining the dangerous aftermath of racially charged shootings in a small southern…

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‘Dirty Dancing’ Remake Promo Teaser is Here

‘Dirty Dancing’ Remake Promo Teaser is Here

Filmed the Asheville area of North Carolina, ABC’s upcoming TV musical remake of Dirty Dancing will premiere this May, and and the first official promo has arrived online today, featuring Abigail Breslin and Colt Prattes in the roles made famous by Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze in the original, which was filmed in Lake Lure, North Carolina and released in 1987. In the new film, Abigail Breslin (Scream Queens, The Final Girl) takes over Grey’s role, with Colt Prattes dancing into the part of Swayze’s Johnny Castle. The all star cast also…

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‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ Release Date Announced

‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ Release Date Announced

Filmed in Jackson and Buncombe counties among other locations in western North Carolina, following the release of the first official foul-mouthed red band trailer, we now have a confirmed theatrical release date for the all star drama Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. The film tells the story of a mother, played by Frances McDormand (Fargo), whose daughter was murdered, after which she goes to war with the police, thinking that they are not interested in pursuing justice. Infuriated because the sheriffs in her hometown are more interested in persecuting black people…

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