50-acre Full Service Production Facility
Since 1985, more than 400 film, television and commercial projects have shot on the 50-acre sound stage lot in coastal Wilmington, North Carolina. Recent films include “Iron Man 3” for Marvel and “The Conjuring” and “We’re the Millers” for New Line/Warner Bros. Recent television projects include “Under the Dome” for CBS, “Eastbound and Down” for HBO and “Sleepy Hollow” for Fox Television.
The full-service studio lot offers 10 stages with 150,000 sq. ft. of column-free shooting space. Production support includes multiple mills, storage, wardrobe space, special effects water facilities, production-ready office suites and on-site lighting, electric and grip.
Two generations of world-class crew, diverse shooting locations and a new incentive program make Wilmington, NC attractive for productions of all sizes.
The production studios are located at 1223 23rd Street N, NC 28405. Contact Bill Vassar at (910) 343-3579.
North Carolina has a new Film and Television Incentive Grant. The program provides a rebate of up to 25% on labor payrolled in NC and in-state expenses and purchases. The specific details of the film and television grant are available at www.filmnc.com/grant-information.html
For questions or additional information, contact:
Johnny Griffin at the Wilmington Regional Film Commission, (910) 343-3456, email@example.com
Guy Gaster at NC Film, (919)-447-7800, firstname.lastname@example.org
The full-service studio complex offers 10 North Carolina sound stages with 250,000 sq ft of production space. The stats below follow a Length x Width x Height to Grid format.
Contact Bill Vassar for more information: 910-343-3500 or email@example.com
EUE/Screen Gems Studios is one of the largest suppliers of lighting, electric and grip (LEG) equipment in the Southeast. The on-site gear is company-owned and company-managed. The additional LEG operations in Atlanta, GA and Charleston, SC allow us to optimize a deep inventory for a large number of productions simultaneously.
Our experienced lighting and grip professionals work with productions to maximize efficiency and provide competitive pricing for on-site and location LEG packages.
These are a few of the trusted brands we rely on to service our clients.
When you visit our studio complex, you’ll also find the Wilmington Regional Film Commission, Inc. office. With more than 3,700 locations to choose from, the Film Commission’s Reel Scout database contains images of small-town scenes, riverfront locations, shopping centers, beaches, playhouses, schools, marshlands, colleges, bridges, barns and even a World War II battleship.
Below, we showcase a few images from the Wilmington Regional Film Commission’s location database and show you how close they are to our studios. Our searchable map offers you a chance to look for other key destinations, including the nearest coffee shop and lumber yard.
(Wilmington waterfront photo-above-by Peter Doran, courtesy of www.WilmingtonAndBeaches.com)
We are pleased to offer the services of these businesses to our clients. Both are located at our studio complex.
EUE/Screen Gems Studios in Wilmington, North Carolina has hosted more than 400 feature films, commercials and television series. In 2012, the studio assisted Marvel in the creation of Iron Man 3. The film was largest to ever shoot in North Carolina, using all 10 stages simultaneously. Tony Stark’s home was built, attached and fell into the Pacific Ocean on the 37,500 sq. ft. Stage 10. Iron Man 3 Director Shane Black and Executive Producer Charles Newirth are enthusiastic about their Wilmington experience.
Other recent productions include the New Line Cinema films The Conjuring and We’re the Millers, the Steven Spielberg/Stephen King series Under the Dome for CBS, Sleepy Hollow from Fox Television and HBO’s Eastbound and Down.
The long-running television series One Tree Hill and Dawson’s Creek were produced back to back on the EUE/Screen Gems lot for 15 consecutive years.
Below is a “Best of Wilmington” photo gallery of credits and our most recent productions.