Wilmington's Famous Film and TV Sites

Tour "Hollywood East"

"Hollywood East" and "Wilmywood" are names that have been attributed to Wilmington through the years. With a long list of film and TV credits to its name and home to Cinespace Studios Wilmington and Dark Horse Studios, the Wilmington area has served as the perfect backdrop for blockbuster movies, TV shows and indie productions alike since the early 1980s. Discover favorite movie and beloved TV show locations, like "One Tree Hill" or "Dawson's Creek" with self-guided tours and learn more about projects that are currently in production in Wilmington and its surrounding beaches.


Top Film & TV Locations

Lace up your walking shoes, print this guide or use the map below and head out on a self-guided film location scouting adventure through Wilmington and our Island Beaches. With more than 400 film and TV credits, there are plenty of famous—and infamous—sites to discover.


Wilmywood Movie & TV Location Walk

One Tree Hill Locations Tour

Dawson's Creek Locations Tour

Summer I Turned Pretty Locations Tour

Current Productions

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Stars in Wilmington 

Cucalorus Film Festival 

Filmed in Airlie Gardens