North Carolina has a lot to offer producers, including mild temperatures, sandy coastlines and a stretch of Appalachian Mountains. Those looking to shoot in an urban setting can head to Raleigh, the state capital, or bustling Charlotte. The city of Wilmington is a major production center and boasts seasoned film crews and the second-largest stage space east of California. And wherever filmmaking takes place, it can take advantage of a 25% rebate and a recently increased project cap.
Specifically, the rebate is set at 25% for all qualified expenditures. The minimum spend required per film is $3 million, and the minimum per TV episode is $1 million. Read more.