Wilmington NC Studios | Hosted 400 Productions, Iron Man 3

There’s been a tremendous amount of careful thought put into how the film and television production industry returns to work in this unprecedented time. Across the industry, companies, unions, professional organizations and others have implemented the best safety measures.

Our commitment is to keep the safety of our employees, clients, and everyone on the EUE/Screen Gems lots our No. 1 priority. We’ve revised our operational procedures to follow the most up-to-date coronavirus CDC workplace guidelines, trained employees and made improvements to our physical facilities. You’ll find our employees wearing masks, practicing social distancing, and in every way putting safety first.

We’re committed to helping our clients successfully navigate this new environment.

EUE/Screen Gems makes COVID-19 safety a top priority

Wilmington, NC Studio

50-acre Full Service Production Facility

The 50-acre, full-service studio lot offers 10 stages with 150,000 sq. ft. of column-free shooting space. Production support includes multiple mills, set dec/prop storage, wardrobe space, special effects shops, water facilities and turn-key production offices. Communications support includes complex-wide full fiber internet with speeds up to 1G and an integrated digital phone system. A large inventory of company owned and supported lighting, electric and grip is available on the lot.

Since 1985, more than 400 film, television and commercial projects have shot at the Wilmington, NC, lot on the North Carolina coast.

Multiple generations of world-class crew, diverse shooting locations and a 25 percent incentive program for all North Carolina expenditures make Wilmington, NC, attractive for productions of all sizes.

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 the 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.

The production studios are located at 1223 23rd Street North, Wilmington, NC 28405. Contact Bill Vassar at (910) 343-3579.

Production clients
Good Behavior
Halloween Kills
Iron Man 3
One Tree Hill
Swamp Thing
Under the Dome
Dawson's Creek
We're the Millers
The Conjuring
Sleepy Hollow
Eastbound & Down

STATE INCENTIVES

North Carolina has a new Film and Television Incentive.

The program provides a rebate of up to 25 percent on labor pay rolled in NC and in-state expenses and purchases. The specific details of the film and television incentive program are available at https://www.filmnc.com/25-rebate.html.

For questions or additional information, contact:

Johnny Griffin at the Wilmington Regional Film Commission, (910) 343-3456, commish@wilmingtonfilm.com

Guy Gaster at NC Film, (919)-447-7800, guy@filmnc.com

STAGES

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 bvassar@euescreengems.com

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STAGE

120′ x 60′ x 32′ with 7,200 sq ft 1,200 Amps / 3-Phase
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STAGE

120′ x 60′ x 32′ with 7,200 sq ft 1,200 Amps / 3-Phase HARD CYC: 43’ x 39’ x 19’ (height)
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STAGE

120′ x 60′ x 32′ with 7,200 sq ft 1,200 Amps / 3-Phase
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STAGE

200′ x 100′ x 40′ with 20,000 sq ft 6,800 Amps / 3-Phase WATER TANK: 24’w x 39’h x 4’d
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STAGE

140′ x 80′ x 40′ with 11,200 sq ft 1,600 Amps / 3-Phase
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STAGE

140′ x 80′ x 40′ with 11,200 sq ft 1,600 Amps / 3-Phase
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STAGE

200′ x 100′ x 40′ with 20,000 sq ft 3,200 Amps / 3-Phase
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STAGE

150′ x 100′ x 40′ with 15,000 sq ft 3,200 Amps / 3-Phase
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STAGE

150′ x 100′ x 40′ with 15,000 sq ft 3,200 Amps / 3-Phase
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STAGE

250′ x 150′ x 40′ with 37,500 sq ft 13,600 Amps / 3-Phase WATER TANK: 50’w x 50’h x 10’6″d
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LIGHTING, ELECTRIC AND GRIP

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.

Contact Chris Crowder for more information or a quote:

(910) 343-3582 or ccrowder@euescreengems.com

INVENTORY

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PRODUCTION OFFICES

EUE/Screen Gems Studios offers 38,000 sq ft of furnished production space. The five flexible office suites each have a production office hub, art department and kitchen. We accommodate up to five large productions simultaneously.  We provide digital phone systems, high-speed wired/wireless IT services and 24/7 on-site security.

COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES

The EUE/Screen Gems Wilmington, NC communications infrastructure is one of the most sophisticated of any studio complex in the world. Productions experience instantaneous and secure collaboration with colleagues on the lot and around the world.

  • All buildings and the 10 stages are connected by new underground fiber optics. Every square foot of each building is equipped with wired access points. Wireless Internet service is available anywhere on the lot.
  • Each production provided a private network customized to handle the increasing demands of a 21st century production, including dedicated service with speeds up to 1 GB and server farm space with dedicated power, air conditioning and battery back-up.
  • Full-time, on-site IT support.
  • Custom set up of digital phone systems based on the needs of the production with direct inward dial service, voice mail, conference, speaker phone, call forwarding and dedicated exchanges.

OUR LOCATIONS

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)

BURGAW COUNTY COURT HOUSE
22 MILES

CAPE FEAR MEMORIAL BRIDGE
5.3 MILES

DUDLEY MANSION
3.2 MILES

SOUTHPORT SMALL BOAT HARBOR
30 MILES

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH
8.5 MILES