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NC Commerce Proposes Change to Film Grant Guidelines
April 15, 2021

Public input period, specific to the "must start principal photography" portion of guidelines, to run through 5 p.m. on May 4, 2021

RALEIGH -- The North Carolina Department of Commerce is seeking comments on Revised Guidelines for the North Carolina Film and Entertainmet Grant Program.

Printed copies of these Guidelines can be made available by the Public Affairs Office of the Department of Commerce, if requested. Electronic copies of the document are available via the department's website.

Public comments on the Guidelines will be accepted in oral and written form until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, May 4, 2021. Written or oral comments may be provided to Mark Poole at or (919) 814-4616.

The proposed change would extend the timeframe in which an awardee must begin principal photography from 120 days of receiving confirmation of a grant award to 180 days.

Only comments with regards to the specific proposed change will be accepted and reviewed.

Written comments may also be mailed to:

Commerce Finance Center
Attn: Mark Poole
N.C. Department of Commerce
4301 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-4301

Absent action by the Secretary of Commerce directing a contrary result, these Guidelines will become effective on May 10, 2021.

For More Information

Official NC Commerce Posting

NC Film and Entertainment Grant (Rebate) Information Page


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