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.
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.
Producer: Nancy Urich, Cut / Off / Tail
Director: Seth Smith
Writer: Darcy Spidle
Producer: Amy Trefry
Directors: Amy Trefry, Koumbie
The web series, I Hear You, a recipient of Telefilm’s Talent to Watch fund, begins production today (May 8th, 2019) in Halifax, N.S. Creator Amy Trefry (Jerky, Mr. D, The Crescent), not only stars as protagonist Dr. Alyssa Hartt, she wrote, produced and co-directed the 10 episodes set to go live September, 2019. Siri Bright and Koumbie are also co-creators. Each episode of the medical drama introduces a different woman, from puberty to menopause, who each struggle with sexual health issues.
Media inquiries: Renée Horton, Publicist, firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Producer: Ocean Entertainment
Format: 10 x 1 hour series
Shoot dates: May – August 2019
Synopsis: The great outdoors aren’t always so great. In fact, the woods are filled with mysteries that sometimes cannot be explained. These are the true accounts of people who ventured deep into the forest only to come screaming out with stories that defy reality.
Producer: Geoff d’Eon, Pilot Light Productions
Every April, Halifax erupts in laughter as comedians from all over North America hit the stage for the Ha!ifax 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.
NS Production Company: DHX Media
Showrunner: Floyd Kane
PM: Elizabeth Guilford
Filming: August – October 2018
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Producer: David Macleod, Two East Productions / Cineflix
Writer: Michael Amos
PM: Ginny Duzak
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)
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Production Company: RT Features and A24
Producers: Mike Volpe & Georgina Neville, Topsail Entertainment
Director: Robert Eggers
PM: Shauna Hatt
Filming: April – May 2018 in Yarmouth and Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Starring: Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson
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