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Film Grants Seeing Great Results

February 23, 2017

The second season of the locally filmed TNT series Good Behavior is eligible for a state film grant of $9 million, according to an announcement Thursday. Good Behavior is one of three productions receiving N.C. Film and Entertainment Grants, said a news release from N.C. Commerce Secretary Anthony M. Copeland and the Economic Development Partnership of N.C. “Our state’s film professionals have an opportunity for work once again,” Copeland said in the release. The $9 million grant eligibility, the highest a TV project can get, reflects 25 percent of what the production expects to spend locally. That means at least $36 million for the Wilmington area, and “they could spend more,” said Johnny Griffin, director of the Wilmington Regional Film Commission.

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