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.

Nova Scotia is home to world-class crews, talented cast, experienced production partners, and state of the art post-production facilities. Visit Nova Scotia to see why these award-winning, highly skilled and professional technicians are in demand across the country and around the world. Explore Screen Nova Scotia’s online membership directory HERE for contact information, credits, and other details. We’re also happy to provide information on potential production partners, service providers, and unions and guilds, to help you quickly become familiar with the logistics of Nova Scotia’s screen industry.

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.


Epix; Series

Jerusalem's Lot


Production Company: Epix Productions
Nova Scotia Production Company: Magic Rock Productions
Showrunners: Jason and Peter Filardi
Filming in: Nova Scotia
Staring: Adrien Brody
Read more: Deadline

Stone Cold Productions; Feature Film

8:37 Rebirth


Producer: Hank White, Stone Cold Productions
Executive producer: Thom Fitzgerald, Emotion Pictures
Director: Juanita Peters
Filming in: Halifax, Dartmouth, Fall River

Fox / Hulu; Feature Film

Books of Blood


Production Companies: Fox / Hulu
Nova Scotia Production Company: Magic Rock Productions
Director: Brannon Braga
Filming in: Dartmouth, Windsor
Read more: Deadline, Hollywood Reporter

IoM Media; TV Series

This Hour Has 22 Minutes, Season 27


Production Company: IoM Media
Broadcaster: CBC
PM: Siobhan Kennedy-Cameron
Filming in: Halifax, Dartmouth

Universal / Amblin Partners; Feature Film

The Good House


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
Filming in: Dartmouth, Chester
Read more: Hollywood Reporter, Deadline, Variety

DHX Media; TV Series

Diggstown, Season 2


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

Prometheus Entertainment ; TV Series

The Curse of Oak Island, Season 7


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

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.

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.

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.