EUE/Screen Gems tours wrap this weekend!

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FROM: EUE/Screen Gems Studios in Wilmington, NC

EUE/Screen Gems will wrap seasonal tours on Saturday and Sunday,  Aug. 15 and 16, 2015. Tours are wrapping because “Under The Dome” (CBS) is breaking down sets that will not be used in future seasons.

Visitors who come for these last summer tours will experience a visual history of the North Carolina film and television industry in the screening theater where many famous producers, directors and actors have reviewed footage of productions shot at the studio. Posters and memorabilia from previous productions that have shot on the lot will be in the Commissary building where guests purchase tickets. Guests are allowed to use cameras in this waiting area only; cameras and photography are not allowed on the rest of the tour.

The last Summer 2015 tours will be hosted on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 15 and 16 at 10 am, 12 noon and 2 pm, weather permitting. Guests should check the tour hotline before traveling for the latest tour updates. Tours can be canceled or delayed at the last minute due to weather changes. Guests should arrive at the studios at least 30 minutes ahead of time to purchase tickets.

Tour Location: 1223 23rd Street North, Wilmington, NC 28405

Cost: $12 for adults

$10 for students

$10 for seniors (age 65 and over) and military personnel with an ID

$5 for children, ages 5 to 12; children under 5 are free

Admission is cash only; memorabilia is also for sale. No credit cards accepted at this time.

Tour HOTLINE: Get up-to-the minute tour information and answers to questions at (910) 343-3433.

Tips:  Wear comfortable shoes (you’ll be on your feet for about an hour) and bring rain gear if there’s a chance of showers.

– See more at: http://studios.euescreengems.com/summer-tours-euescreen-gems-wilmington-nc-will-wrap-weekend/#sthash.qtjNwCHy.dpuf

THE WILMYWOOD DAILY – 04/24/2014 – ILM Film Rally, Joyce Gilliard, Under the Dome, Sleepy Hollow, The Heart

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The BIG BREAKING news this morning was the Wilmington Film Rally!  The date is set for Sunday, May 4th at 5pm.  Supporters from all walks of life, this should be MANDATORY.  READ MORE NOW

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On February 20, 2014, Local 798 Sister Joyce Gilliard was injured on the set of Midnight Rider. There is 38 days left and so far they have raised $5,025 surpassing their $5,000 goal.  Please support our Sleepy Hollow hairstylist by donating today. – DONATE NOW  

WUIW_longUnder the Dome is running two units again today.  They will be at the sound stages, Trask Lake as well as “Lyle’s Barbershop” on Castle St.Yesterday, Sleepy Hollow put out their first casting call of the season.  They are gonna need 50 guys to start off with for season 2.  GET DEETS NOWThe Heart is looking at temporary financing troubles. Indian Paintbrush, the current financier of the film is rethinking the budget which is just a little too rich for their blood.  The film has an estimated budget of $18.5 million. Given information is stating that if the budget could reduce to $13 million that financing may not prove as hard to do. The Heart team has until next Friday (May 2) to either lower the budget or find another financier. Indian Paintbrush has not pulled out of the project, but is looking for other fiscal options to make this movie happen.  The Heart was scheduled to begin production in North Carolina in June of 2014.  We will keep you posted as more details come. READ STORY NOW

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WILMYWOOD WEEKEND REMINDERS:

Wilm Sign (1) (1)SATURDAY AND SUNDAY: EUE/Screen Gems Studios will begin their tours again THIS WEEKEND!  Very inexpensive, one hour long and it will be all things Dome.  Okay, more than just Under the Dome, however, you will get to visit the sound stages!  Woo hoo!  GET INFO NOW!

Crow_GiantFRIDAY NIGHT: We are nearing  the 20th Anniversary of The Crow and Giant is holding a screening with a Q&A from crew members who worked on the flick.  The event is TOMORROW night at 7pm.  There will be wine & beer specials and it is absolutely open to the public.  The event will benefit the UNCW Film Program & Cape Fear Indie Film Fest with the help of Fanboy Comics.   Giant is located at 1200 N 23rd St – Suite 209.  Call 910-200-9511 for more details or go to the FACEBOOK INVITE

EclecticSATURDAY NIGHT: Dress in your 1960s best and head on down to The Eclectic Etc (831 South Kerr Avenue) for a early evening fabulous party.  Hang out with some great filmmakers, crew and some of the potential legislators who are pro-film!  The 1960′s Cocktail Party  begins at 6:00pm this Saturday. GET INFO NOW!

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RIGHT NOW GET 15% OFF ALL WOMEN’S APPAREL NOW THRU APRIL 29TH! USE COUPON CODE: HEYMAMA  IN OUR WILMYWOOD SPREADSHIRT STORE!

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filmjobsLOOKING FOR THOSE FILM=JOBS STICKERS? Sunrise Broadcasting has a few.  Feel free to stop by and grab one while they last at 25 N. Kerr Ave. (near the intersection of Market and Kerr across from the new Walgreens).  Offices are open 8:30am-5:30pm M-F.

FIlmWilm2WE GOT MORE!  Last time, they flew out of here in 24 hours!  Thanks to Jed and the gang over at Image Monster, you can now pick up these fab stickers at the Sunrise Broadcasting, too!

Film=Jobs folks!  Spread the word!

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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:  sheila_brothers@yahoo.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!!

EUE/Screen Gems Studios Tours Begin April 26, 2014


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EUE/Screen Gems Begins Tours of Wilmington, NC Studios on April 26, 2014

 Wilmington, NC (April 22, 2014) EUE/Screen Gems Studios in Wilmington announced today that tours resume at its production complex beginning this Saturday, April 26.

Guests will get an insider’s look at the largest studio complex East of California and experience the rich history of EUE/Screen Gems and the films and television shows produced at the facility over the last three decades. Attendees will walk the 10-stage working lot have access to sounds stages and go behind the scenes of the CBS series “Under the Dome.” Guests will see a visual history of the North Carolina film and television industry in the screening theater where many famous producers, directors and actors have reviewed footage of productions shot at the studio.

Tours will be hosted on Saturdays and Sundays at 10 am, 12 noon and 2 pm weather permitting throughout the summer. Tours will continue throughout 2014 and beyond. Please check the tour hotline to confirm times throughout the fall and winter.

Tour Location: 1223 23rd Street North, Wilmington, NC 28405

Cost: $12 for adults

$10 for students and military personnel with an ID

$5 for children under 12

Admission is cash only at this time

More tour information: Get up to the minute tour information and answers to questions on the Tour Hotline at (910) 343-3433. Or visit http://studios.euescreengems.com/nc/tours

EUE/Screen Gems Tour Director Pam Stilwell advises wearing comfortable shoes and bringing rain gear if there’s a chance of showers. “We are indoors and out, and on our feet for an hour—all over this production complex—so we want to make sure our guests have a great experience, rain or shine,” she says. The tour lasts an hour.

Stilwell and her team of tour guides expects to host 1000 guests in May. “We’ve already received word that we’ll be hosting visiting journalists from Canada and the United States early next month. We are quite proud of the attachment fans have for this facility and its production history,” she says.

EUE/Screen Gems Studios hosted tours of the studios for 15 years and concluded them in the fall of 2011 when the CW series “One Tree Hill” wrapped production. The tours have consistently attracted film and television fans from across the United States and around the world.

About EUE/Screen Gems Studios Wilmington, NC

EUE/Screen Gems Studios supplies production space, studios, technological infrastructure and support for film, television and commercial producers in Wilmington, N.C. and Atlanta. The company is headquartered in New York City and also operates a content production division there.

In the last two years, the Wilmington, NC complex has hosted films such as “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 Wilmington EUE/Screen Gems complex has hosted more than 350 productions since it opened. For more information, visit www.euescreengemsstudios.com.

 

THE WILMYWOOD DAILY – 12/09/2013 Sleepy Hollow, Kevin Sizemore and more.

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FINALLY a new episode! Episode 10, The Golem is on tonight at 9pm on FOX.  When Ichabod gets Henry Parrish to help him communicate with Katrina, a threatening force is released from purgatory.  Don Don Dooon!!  We’ll be LIVE tweeting tonight, so make sure you join us!

Susan Dosier, public relations counsel for EUE/Screen Gems Studios, made the announcement over the weekend, Sleepy Hollow will stay at its home sweet home for season 2.

“20th Century Fox Television officially notified EUE/Screen Gems that the second season of ‘Sleepy Hollow’ will be shot at the studio in Wilmington, NC. The first season wraps production this month. Second season production will begin after a yet-to-be-determined hiatus.”

As we wait and wonder how it will all end for season one, the network will wrap up with some double time action! A two-hour finale, that is.  It all happens – Monday, Jan. 20 from 8-10 p.m.

39th Annual People's Choice Awards - ShowThe People’s Choice Awards have left a few catagories open. That means you still have time to vote for “Favorite New TV Drama”  Sleepy Hollow, of course!  VOTE FOR SLEEPY HOLLOW NOW!

The Sleepyheads have two units running today, both on N 23rd St.  Oh, and speaking of which have you heard?  Looks like CBS finally agreed to show off their sets to eager fans.  Screen Gems has been trying to start tours back up for awhile now.  Finally, they have the approval and this Spring things will rev back up.  That will be some good income for Screen Gems, and awesome for tourism!  I know a TON of fans of our TV shows would love the chance to see where the magic happens!

kevin-sizemoreScheduling conflicts have pushed our Domie Homie, Kevin Sizemore‘s trip to Wilmywood. He will be here January 17th-19th.  It will be an open speaking engagement as well as acting classes at Post 1200.  RESERVE YOUR SPOT NOW before the the spots are gone! Or stop by Post 1200 (N. 23rd St. across from Screen Gems)

BEST_OF_2014_VoteEncore is doing the “Best of” issue again and I sure would LOVE YOU if you voted for The Wilmywood Daily for “BEST BLOG!”Nominations end December 18th! And hey if you wanna nominate Sheila Brothers for “Best Local Radio Personality,” I won’t mind that either!  Ha!  But hey, yes indeed, it is not all about me or the blog, make sure you vote for “Favorite Filmmaker” whoever you love here in Wilmywood.  We got a lot of incredible local filmmakers in this town! They are all on page 3 under “arts, entertainment and media.”VOTE NOW!

Shop the Wilmywood T-shirt Shop! Deadline for orders to arrive before Christmas is set for December 13.  SHOP 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.  Got Scoop?  Email me: sheila_brothers@yahoo.com.  Or message me on Wilmywood’s FB .  You can also just post your comments below!  Until then, that’s a wrap!!