by Sheila Brothers and April Vickery
Happy Monday my loves! Hope everyone had a great weekend, regardless of the surprisingly crappy weather we had on Sunday. Yuck!
The bright and colorful and of course slimy Kids Choice Awards were held over the weekend, and we had a Wilmywood contender. Though the Stark man couldn’t beat a girl with a bow for Favorite Movie or funny man Adam Sandler for Favorite Movie Actor, our Iron Man, Robert Downey, Jr. did nab the win for Best Male Buttkicker.
RDJ wasn’t the only Wilmywood star to head to the KCAs. RED ZONE star Stefanie Scott also made a stunning appearance.
You can check out the complete list of winners NOW
The KCA’s weren’t the only ones handing out awards. The LMGA Awards were held over the weekend as well. Congratulations to Ilt Jones for winning the: Outstanding Achievement by a Location Professional – Feature Film for IRON MAN 3. IM3 had a more than a few shots done here in scenic Wilmywood, most memorably, the people of Wilmywood recall the stunt that required a crane and team of stunt professionals dangling out over the Cape Fear River to make the “escape from the airplane scene” happen. Many of our local talent and beloved EUE/Screen Gems crew worked on this feature and have nothing but the best to say about all the creative crew involved.
Location Managers and Scouts are extremely important members of the creative crew in film, television, commercials, music videos and print advertising. Theses team members find the settings that best represent the Producer, Director and Production Designer.
The locations managers are also responsible for the everyday management of the locations and often work long hours. These folks are the heart and soul of all the “little things” that can really add up very easily to A LOT of things. Permits, legalities, working with transportation and local law enforcement. These guys do it all!
With all that being said, Sarah Jones was remembered during the ceremony.
“I’m wearing this for Sarah Jones, with honor.” ~ Criminal Minds Co-EP Harry Bring
Harry Bring took a moment before the awards were handed out to pay tribute to Sarah. READ STORY NOW
For more information, check out the LMGA NOW
So what locations are being used today? Looks like UNDER THE DOME will be on the side of Screen Gems today on One Tree Hill Way. RED ZONE will be within the gates of the lot today!
Over the weekend we got the scoop that Josh Wiggins landed the lead role in MAX, the war dog movie which begins shooting in Charlotte in May. Congrats! If you remember we chatted about this flick a couple of months back, the family adventure film is being directed by Boaz Yakin. READ STORY NOW
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That just about does it for me; I will have more Wilmywood updates for you tomorrow morning (unless something breaks) and every weekday morning we do “What’s Up in Wilmywood” at 7:30am & 8:30am LIVE on Sunny 104.5. And on Thursdays during Cape Fear CW‘s Primetime News at 10! Got Scoop? Email me: email@example.com. Or message me on Wilmywood’s FB or on Twitter. You can also just post your comments below! Until then, that’s a wrap!!