Thomas Varnum, an attorney in the Wilmington office of Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard, LLP has recently joined the Board of Trustees for Cucalorus.
Cucalorus is a non-competitive festival focused on supporting innovative artists and encouraging creative exchange. The festival is held each November in historic downtown Wilmington, North Carolina with screenings of more than 150 films from around the world. The festival's website is www.cucalorus.org.
“I’m please to serve the festival alongside local leaders, community members, and others actively involved in the film industry--both in NC and beyond." Said Varnum.
This year's festival will mark the 20th anniversary of the event. Fundraising efforts to support the festival include “An Evening on the Red Carpet” which will be held on March 2, 2014.
Varnum focuses his legal practice in the areas of entertainment law, intellectual property, civil litigation and general business counseling. He has represented and negotiated with actors, producers, production companies, writers, agents and entertainment lawyers from all over the country, helping talented people bring creative ideas all the way from inception to the screen.