What is a Cucalorus?
cuc•a•lor•us n., [orig. Gk. kukaloris, the dance of the shadows.]1. a film set apparatus placed in front of a light source to create a dappled lighting effect on a subject or background. also cookie, UK. gobo. 2. a film festival in Wilmington, North Carolina.
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In the News
- Matt Magne’s overview of Connect 2017
- Clture: Cucalorus is worth the road trip to Wilmington
- Dan Brawley is taking Cucalorus in another new direction – WECT
- MovieMaker Magazine: 50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee, 2017
- Filmmaker Magazine: Cucalorus Film Festival
- Cultured Vulture: 10 Best Film Festivals Worth Your Time In 2017
- Star News: Cucalorus leader Dan Brawley to head Film Festival Alliance
- Blog: La Medea: un show interactivo de cine, música, danza y teatro brillará este sábado en Jengo’s Playhouse
- Wrightsville Beach Magazine: Independent Ascendant?
- MovieMaker: A Little Bit of Catharsis: Cucalorus 22 is the change we want to see in the world
- ExitEvent: Don’t Miss These Southeast Startup, Innovation and Tech Conferences in 2017
- StarNews: Cucalorus Film Festival receives grant
- Star News: Cucalorus Film Festival attendance figures released
- Exit Event: 5 Takeaways from Cucalorus Connect 2016 in Wilmington
- City of Wilmington: Joe Dunton Q&A Livestream
- Star News: Cucalorus Film Festival wraps 22nd year with packed screenings, festive atmosphere
Past Press Releases
- Cucalorus Call for Entries 2017!
- Cucalorus Hires Blair Middleton as Development Director
- Cucalorus Film Foundation and the NC Film Office Present Eleven “Filmed in NC” Filmmaker Grants
- Cucalorus’ Dan Brawley Elected President of Film Festival Alliance Leads Efforts to Connect International Industry Professionals
- Cucalorus 22 – Festival Spreads Love Over 5 Days of Movies and Merrymaking
- Cucalorus Receives Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts
Are you interested in marketing, operations, event planning, and learning about the endless details that go into creating a five-day film, performance and technology festival? Do you enjoy working in a collaborative, fast-paced environment? Are you ready to roll up...read more
The Cucalorus Film Foundation has hired Kim Klein as the organization’s new Development Director beginning June 1 of this year. Klein is the founding executive director of The Better Angels Society in Western Massachusetts, where she has helped raise more than $50...read more
“From the River to the Ocean” North Carolina Tour A special program of films about Wilmington accompanied by live music on Sunday June 17th at 2pm in Cameron Art Museum! International award-winning composer/filmmaker Rozalind MacPhail presents FROM THE...read more