Wilmington is no stranger to film crews, but it's not often that more than a dozen of them descend on the area at once. And that's exactly what will happen this weekend , when the Final Cut Film Festival sends its many crews of determined filmmakers out into the region. Their mission: come back with a short film, entirely shot and edited, in twenty-four hours. WHQR's Megan Williams sits down with the festival's director, Matt Mizell.
When film crews come to the region, they're often looking for backdrops that could be anywhere. When authors, on the other hand, make it to the Cape Fear Coast, the setting is often as much a part of the story as the plot. With the Cape Fear Crime Fest the last weekend in October, WHQR's Megan Williams goes in search of Wilmington's seedy fictional underbelly...
By Megan V. Williams
Mystery Writers Wreak Literary Mayhem in Cape Fear