With a home base in Wilmington, NC, the Southern Gothic Productions team is dedicated to the growth and perpetration of an enviable film community by capitalizing on the area's expansive landscapes, an extensive knowledge of the myriad of varied locations, pre-existing crew relationships, a competitive tax incentive, and of course, the quirks of Southern charm.



Hilarie Burton

Kelly Tenney

Nicholas Gray

started her career as a college student plucked off the streets of New York City to become one of MTV’s most popular VJ’s. Hilarie spent five years as a staple on the network, hosting a variety of productions, including MTV’s flagship show Total Request Live as well as numerous specials. She earned






Starting his North Carolina production career on the television series “Matlock”,  Tenney quickly rose up the ranks Production Coordinating both feature films and television, including The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys, Paramount's Domestic DisturbanceMorgan’s Ferry, CBS's mini- series Shake Rattle and RollLeopold BloomHoly JoeNightflier, Lionsgate’s upcoming features Jessabelle and HBO's Mary and Martha just to name a few.




is an alumnus of the Emerson College Honors Program with a Bachelor’s Degree in Television/Video Production, graduating Magna Cum Laude and as a member of the Gold Key Honors Society. Upon graduation, he worked as an actor in New York, earned a prestigious internship with top casting agency Bernard Telsey