Make your next film in Nova Scotia – we’re open for business! Productions filming in Nova Scotia are eligible for funding from the Nova Scotia Film & Television Production Incentive Fund, administered by Nova Scotia Business Inc.
Health & Safety Guidelines for the NS screen industry can be found HERE. To view a full list of productions filmed in Nova Scotia, please visit our Production History Page. For an up-to-date list of productions that are currently shooting in Nova Scotia, please see the list below.
Production Company: RT Features and A24
Producers: Mike Volpe & Georgina Neville, Topsail Entertainment
Director: Robert Eggers
Filming: April – May 2018 in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia
Starring: Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson
Producer: David Macleod, Two East Productions / Cineflix
Writer: Michael Amos
Broadcaster: Super Channel (Canada) / WGN (America) / Hulu (America)
Starring: Ryan Robbins (Arrow, The Killing), Alex Paxton-Beesley (The Strain)
Filming: May – July 2018 in Nova Scotia (various locations)
Producer: Edward Peill, Tell Tale Productions
Broadcaster: The History Channel
Filming: June – August 2018 in Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia
Located off the coast of Nova Scotia, Oak Island is believed by many to be hiding one of the greatest treasures in history. Since the late 1700’s, fortunes have been spent and lives have been lost, but no one has ever been able to crack the code to get at the prize.
Read more about the History Channel’s highest rated show HERE.
Producer: Geoff D’Eon, Pilot Light Productions
Host: Mark Critch
More info: Click HERE
Every April, Halifax erupts in laughter as comedians from all over North America hit the stage for the Halifax ComedyFest. Held over 4 days, the festival showcases over 30 comedians with multiple shows across the city.
The Halifax ComedyFest is shot by Pilot Light Productions and aired on CBC TV each year in a six-part series. It is one of only three comedy festivals in Canada broadcast nationally on TV.
Producer: Linda Jackson & Tracey Jardine, DHX Media
PM: Siobhan Kennedy Cameron
Starring: Mark Critch, Cathy Jones, Susan Kent, Shaun Majumder, Trent McClellan, Meredith MacNeill
Filming: September 2017 – March 2018 in Halifax, Nova Scotia
Recognized with 24 Gemini Awards and 11 Canadian Comedy Awards, This Hour Has 22 Minutes is taped before a live audience in Studio 1 at CBHT in Halifax, Nova Scotia. You can find more info on this iconic Canadian television show HERE.
Producers: Rosey TV’s Michael Rosenberg, Connor Pritchard’s Inside Center Productions, Ben and Dan Newmark of Grandma’s House Entertainment, and John Morayniss for eOne
Broadcaster: Pop TV
PM: Ginny Jones Duzak
Filming: September – November 2017 in Nova Scotia
Let’s Get Physical is a modern-day story set in the world of aerobics that takes its comedy cue from the ‘80s. Jane Seymour will play one of four leads on the project, which recently received a series order, alongside Matt Jones, Chris Diamantopoulos and AnnaLynne McCord. Read more HERE.
Executive Producers: Carlton Curse, David Ozer, Barbara Muschietti
Producer: Jose Luis Escolar
Director: Andy Muschietti (IT)
PM: Dennis Chapman
Filming: October 2017 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia
Producer: Gary Howsam, Mike Smith, John Paul Tremblay, Rob Wells
PM: Aaron Horton
Filming: June – July 2017 in Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia’s trailer parks are colorful thanks to residents Ricky, Bubbles and Julian. Together, they plan mad capers, usually get-rich-quick schemes, with plenty of screw-ups along the way. Read more about this iconic Canadian TV series HERE.