Productions

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 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.

 

Emotion Pictures; Feature Film

Stage Mother

In Production

Producer: Doug Pettigrew, Emotion Pictures
Director: Thom Fitzgerald
Starring: Jacki Weaver, Taye Diggs and Lucy Liu
Filming: Fall 2018 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Read more: Jacki Weaver, Taye Diggs, Lucy Liu Join ‘Stage Mother’

DHX Media; TV Series

Diggstown

In Production

NS Production Company: DHX Media
Showrunner: Floyd Kane
Broadcaster: CBC
PM: Elizabeth Guilford
Filming: August – October 2018
Read more: In casting a new crime show, CBC is looking for Canada’s Kerry Washington

DHX Media; TV Series

This Hour Has 22 Minutes

In Production

Production Company: DHX Media
PM: Siobhan Kennedy-Cameron
Broadcaster: CBC
Starring: Mark Critch, Cathy Jones, Susan Kent, Trent McClellan
Filming: September-April 2018
Read more: This Hour Has 22 Minutes adds digital-first format

Tell Tale Productions; TV Series

The Curse of Oak Island, Season 6

In Production

Producer: Edward Peill, Tell Tale Productions
Broadcaster: The History Channel
Director: Various
Filming: October – November 2018 in Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia
Contact: info@telltale.tv

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.

Temple Street Productions / Hold Fast Productions; TV Series

Cavendish

In Production

NS Producers: Marc Almon, Ginny Duzak
Broadcaster: CBC
Distributor: Boat Rocker Rights
Starring: Andrew Bush, Mark Little
Read more: TEMPLE STREET COMEDY CAVENDISH GREENLIT BY CBC

Ocean Entertainment ; Documentary Series

Bad Chad

In Production

Production Company: Ocean Entertainment
Program Format: 6 x 60
Broadcaster: Discovery USA

Feature Film

The Lighthouse

Wrapped

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
Read more: Robert Pattinson Joins Willem Dafoe in Robert Eggers’ Fantasy Horror Film ‘The Lighthouse’

‘The Lighthouse,’ Robert Eggers’ Follow-Up to ‘The Witch,’ Will Be Black and White

 

Two East Productions; TV Series

Pure, Season 2

Wrapped

Producer: David Macleod, Two East Productions / Cineflix
Writer: Michael Amos
Director: Various
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)
Read more: Crime Drama Pure Receives Early Season Two Renewal

Topsail Entertainment; TV Series

Mr. D, Season 8

Wrapped

Producer: Mike Volpe, Topsail Entertainment
Director: Various
PM: Shaun Hatt
Broadcaster: CBC
Starring: Gerry Dee, Bette MacDonald, Jonathan Torrens, Lauren Hammersley, Mark Little, Naomi Snieckus, Darrin Rose.
Filming: July – August 2018 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Seagreen Pictures; Feature Film

Spinster

Wrapped

Producers: Marc Tetreault, Bill Niven, Jay Dahl, Will Woods
Director: Andrea Dorfman
Starring: Chelsea Peretti
PM: Siobhan Kennedy-Cameron
Filming: June – July 2018 in Halifax and Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Read more in Variety, Vulture, Deadline Hollywood, The Wrap.