RePlan It Documentary Series Pilot Screening Sunday, April 26th

RePlan It Documentary Series Pilot Screening Sunday, April 26th

A new documentary series building sustainability through open source innovation!

Wilmington, North Carolina: From documentary filmmaker Rob Hill and CNN Hero Jock Brandis , REPLAN IT is a ground-breaking new documentary series that follows a team of inventors to underprivileged, remote villages as they install sustainable solutions and help improve lives across the globe! The pilot episode of REPLAN IT will be screened at Jengo’s Playhouse at 815 Princess Street in downtown Wilmington on Sunday April 26th at 7PM.

In the pilot episode of REPLAN IT, Jock’s life experiences lead to the invention of a simple machine to shell peanuts and create a micro-enterprise that directly helps impoverished farmers around the world. Viewers will be moved as they watch how a simple technology can provide both nutrition and economic opportunities.


This pioneering documentary series features a group of rogue, low-tech engineers called the Full Belly Project, crossing the globe developing simple, sustainable solutions that change lives. Led by CNN Hero and Purpose Prize-winner Jock Brandis (one of the world’s leading authorities in the field of sustainable technology), REPLAN IT and the Full Belly Project will inspire audiences as they improve the lives of people around the world.

On Sunday April, 26th at 7PM the filmmaking team will be hosting the event to raise awareness for their efforts to build sustainability world-wide. Jock Brandis and the Full Belly Project will be demonstrating some of their breakthrough technologies and a Q & A session will follow the screening. Admission is free to the public with a suggested donations to RePlan It’s crowdfunding campaign.


THE WILMYWOOD DAILY – 10/21/2014 ‘Vacation’ Reboot visits Charlotte, NC, Bring Back Film Party at 1900, and more.

The reboot of Vacation that is currently shooting in Atlanta has made it’s way into Charlotte. They will be shooting tomorrow. The movie stars Ed Helms (Rusty), Christina Applegate (Debbie), Leslie Mann (Audrey) and Chris Hemsworth (Stone Crandall, Rusty’s “irritatingly successful” brother-in-law) to name a few.
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Here’s the synopsis: Following in his father’s footsteps and hoping for some much-needed family bonding, a grown-up Rusty Griswold (Ed Helms) surprises his wife, Debbie (Christina Applegate), and their two sons with a cross-country trip back to America’s “favorite family fun park,” Walley World.


Sleepy Hollow as well as Secrets & Lies are not on location today.

The Choice, however, will be back in the intracastoal waterway before they head to a local favorite. Brasserie du Soliel. And to be fair, it’s also a celebrity favorite, too 🙂


And speaking of local favorites….1900 Restaurant and Lounge will be hosting a Bring Back Film party on Wednesday, October 29th. The party begins at 7pm. They are raising awareness not money and there is no cover charge.

DeathBedDeath Bed: The Play That Bites
October 23- 31
8pm Thurs-Sat, 3pm Sun October 23-26, 8pm Wed-Fri October 29-31
Written by Gwenyfar Rohler, Directed by Steve Vernon

The old story of a man, a dream & a struggle to the death with killer furniture. The lost 70’s cult classic is coming to the stage, live in 3-D this fall!

In 1973 George Barry wrote, directed, and produced Death Bed: The Bed That Eats.  It would not be officially released until 2003 (then on DVD) but would go on to become a cult classic through a pirated edition in Europe.

Wilmington’s own inventor Jock Brandis worked on Death Bed as a Gaffer and made The Bed actually “eat.” Patton Oswalt made the rediscovered film famous through his material lamenting that someone put money into Death Bed but he can’t get his work made. Jock is actually the guy Oswalt is making fun of for making The Bed.

Gwenyfar has adapted the film to the stage and added a “making of” element to Act One.  GET MORE DETAILS 

ABSENTEE VOTING BY MAIL: Absentee voting runs through October 28, 2014

EARLY VOTING (ONE STOP) PERIOD: October 23, 2014 – November 1, 2014


Still looking for MORE volunteers at the polls!  We are looking for folks who are pro-NC Film to work in 2 hour shifts at the one stop early voting (October 23, 2014 – November 1, 2014) locations and on Election day (November 4, 2014) in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender County locations.GET MORE DETAILS NOW

Steve Unger is running against Pender County’s Chris “Anti-Film” Millis for NC House District 16. DONATE TO STEVE UNGER’S CAMPAIGN NOW! 


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:  Or message me on Wilmywood’s FB  or on Twitter You can also just post your comments below!  Until then, that’s a wrap!!