Nova Scotia has a long history of producing critically acclaimed and award-winning feature films, television series, documentaries and animation.

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 click HERE. For a list of NSBI funded projects for 2019, click HERE.

For an up-to-date list of productions that are currently shooting in Nova Scotia, please see the list below.


Fox / Hulu; Feature Film

Books of Blood


More info available shortly.

DHX Media; TV Series

This Hour Has 22 Minutes, Season 27

In Production

Production Company: DHX Media
Broadcaster: CBC
PM: Siobhan Kennedy-Cameron

Universal / Amblin Partners; Feature Film

The Good House

In Production

Starring: Kevin Kline and Sigourney Weaver
Directed by: Maya Forbes (The Polka King) and Emmy winner Wally Wolodarsky (Seeing Other People).
Produced by: Amblin Partners
Producers: The Irishman producers Jane Rosenthal and Berry Welsh will produce the pic, along with Oscar nominee Aaron Ryder (Arrival) of FilmNation Entertainment.
Nova Scotia Producer: Ginny Duzak
Synopsis: The Good House follows Hildy Good (Weaver), a wry New England realtor and descendant of the Salem witches who loves her wine and loves her secrets. Her compartmentalized life starts to unravel as she rekindles an old romance and becomes dangerously entwined in one person’s reckless behavior.
Read more: Hollywood Reporter, Deadline, Variety

DHX Media; TV Series

Diggstown, Season 2

In Production

Production Company: WaterStar Entertainment (Karen Wentzell)
Showrunner: Floyd Kane
Broadcaster: CBC
PM: Elizabeth Guilford
Filming: July – October 2019
Read more HERE.

Prometheus Entertainment ; TV Series

The Curse of Oak Island, Season 7

In Production

Broadcaster: History Channel
Production Company: Prometheus Entertainment
NS Service Production Company: Tell Tale Entertainment

Sony Pictures Entertainment; MOW

Untitled Chris Watts Story


Broadcaster: Lifetime / A&E Networks
Production Company: Sony Pictures Entertainment
NS Service Production Company: Magic Rock Productions

Ocean Entertainment ; TV Series

Alaska Paranormal

In Production

Producer: Ocean Entertainment
Format: 10 x 1 hour series
Shoot dates: August – September 2019
Broadcaster: Travel US

Connections Productions; TV Series

Wild Game

In Production

Rich Francis has one goal in life: to reinvent Aboriginal cuisine. In WILD GAME, we join Rich as he visits First Nations communities across Canada to hunt for and gather the best ingredients nature has to offer. The end result? Imaginative, improvised indigenous cooking that combines traditional practices with modern methods – storytelling for a new age through the lens of First Nations cuisine.

Ocean Entertainment ; TV Series

Bad Chad, Season 2

In Production

Producers: Ocean Entertainment
Broadcaster: Discovery Canada
Synopsis: Bad Chad Customs chronicles this master builder and his tight-knit team who turn metal from the junkyards into award-winning cars. Read more HERE.

Sony Pictures Entertainment ; MOW



Broadcaster: Lifetime / A&E Networks
Production Company: Sony Pictures Entertainment
NS Service Production Company: Magic Rock Productions
Read more in Deadline: NXIVM Sex Cult Movie Set At Lifetime With Catherine Oxenberg Producing; Peter Facinelli & Andrea Roth To Star

Netflix; TV Series

Locke and Key


A Netflix Original Series (10 x 1 hour)
Synopsis: After their father’s gruesome murder, three siblings move into a house with magical keys that grant them powers. Adapted from the comics by Joe Hill.

Bone Cage Productions; Feature Film

Bone Cage


Director: Taylor Olsen
Producer: Melani Wood
Adapted from the play by Catherine Banks
Shoot dates: May – June 2019

Shut Up & Colour Pictures; Feature Film

Night Blooms


Writer / Director: Stephanie Clattenburg
Producers: Marc Tetreault & Jason Levangie, Shut Up & Colour Pictures
Shoot dates: May – June 2019
Synopsis: 17-year-old Carly initiates a furtive relationship with her best friend’s dad Wayne. When he attempts to end the affair, Carly reveals their secret, causing Wayne’s world to implode and changing her life forever.

Cut / Off / Tail; Feature Film

Tin Can


Producer: Nancy Urich, Cut / Off / Tail
Director: Seth Smith
Writer: Darcy Spidle

Production on TIN CAN, a new bio-sci-fi feature from the creators of The Crescent, begins in Halifax, Nova Scotia this March. Starring Anna Hopkins (Bad Blood, The Expanse), Simon Mutabazi (Sex & Violence, Black Cop), and Michael Ironside (Scanners, The Machinist, Total Recall), the boundary-pushing film follows the thawing out of Dr. Offret Greyl, a parasitologist who wakes up in a locked cryopreservation chamber after being abducted and frozen.
For this new feature, the CUT/OFF/TAIL trio is joined by executive producer Rob Cotterill (The Lighthouse, Hobo with a Shotgun) and character designer Mike Jensen of best-selling video game Destiny. Director/writer Brandon Cronenberg (Antiviral, Possessor) consulted on the film’s script. TIN CAN is set to arrive on screens in 2020.