NC House/Senate agree on Film Grant Money

Even though the NC state budget still has yet to be passed, the leadership of the House and the Senate have agreed upon a number for the next two fiscal years for the NC Film Grant.  It will be allotted $30 million for each fiscal year. That’s $60M total.

After the agreement, Senator Michael Lee of New Hanover County said, “We would’ve loved to have the number higher, but Rep. Davis and I worked really hard to get it to that level. I’d like to thank the Small Business for Film Group for all their support. They really made a big difference.  It’s a great day for New Hanover County and the state of North Carolina.”

They are now currently working on tweaking the language of the NC Film Grant.

More to come!

 

 

 

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  1. Lee wanted 66 Million! State Senator Michael Lee (R- New Hanover) says he doesn’t believe senate leaders will back $60 million dollars in film incentives. “As hard as I have been working on this, they will not,” explained Lee. “I wish they would fund it at the amount in my bill ($66 million), and I am working as hard as I can to push the number as close to $66 million as is possible.”

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