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

Productions filming in Nova Scotia are eligible for funding from the Nova Scotia Production Incentive Fund, administered by Nova Scotia Business Inc. For more information, please click 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 below.

John Walker Productions ; Feature Documentary

Assholes: A Theory

In Production

Producer: Ann Bernier, Vertical Productions
Co-Producer: The National Film Board of Canada
Director: John Walker
Broadcaster: The Doc Channel
Filming: May – October 2017 (various locations)

Houston Productions; Feature Documentary

Atautsikut / Leaving None Behind

In Production

Producer: Ann Bernier, Vertical Productions
Director: John Houston
PM: Jeff Parker
DOP: Mark Hammond
Filming: May – December 2017 (various locations)

Topsail Entertainment ; TV Series

Mr. D, Season 7

In Production

Producer: Mike Volpe, Topsail Entertainment
Broadcaster: CBC
Director: Various
PM: Shauna Hatt
DOP: Ian Bibby
Filming: July – August 2017 in Halifax, Nova Scotia

The award-winning CBC series Mr. D is based on the stand-up comedy act of Gerry Dee, who was a teacher for nine years before transitioning to a career in comedy. The series revolves around the eponymous Mr. D, an under-qualified and unmotivated teacher trying to fake his way through work – and life. For more info on Mr. D, please click HERE.


Tell Tale Productions ; TV Series

The Curse of Oak Island, Season 5

In Production

Producer: Edward Peill, Tell Tale Productions
Broadcaster: The History Channel
Director: Various
PM: Melani Wood
Filming: June – September 2017 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.

Arcadia Entertainment ; TV Series

Hope for Wildlife, Season 8

In Production

Production is underway for the latest season of Hope For Wildlife, a heart-warming series produced by Arcadia Entertainment and broadcast internationally.

The series follows Hope, the owner of a charitable wildlife rehabilitation centre who takes pride in rescuing and rehabilitating injured and orphaned animals.

Sunnyvale Productions ; TV Series

Trailer Park Boys, Season 12

In Production

Executive Producer: Gary Howsam
Producers: Mike Smith, John Paul Tremblay, Rob Wells
Broadcaster: Netflix
Director: Various
PM: Aaron Horton
DOP: Adamm Liley
Filming: June – July 2017 in Truro, Nova Scotia

Follow the booze-fueled misadventures of three longtime pals and petty serial criminals who run scams from their Nova Scotia trailer park. Now streaming on Netflix. For more info on Trailer Park Boys, please click HERE

Tell Tale Productions ; TV Series

Terror in the Woods

In Production
Bay of Fundy & Annapolis Valley, Halifax, South Shore

Producer: Edward Peill, Tell Tale Productions
Broadcaster: Destination America

This new series from Destination America explores terrifying true stories of wilderness adventures gone very wrong.

DHX Media ; Animation

Inspector Gadget Seasons 2 & 3

In Production

Target Audience: Kids, Family
Format: 52 x 22 minute episodes
Genre: Animated
Broadcasters: Teletoon/Cartoon Network/Netflix US
More info HERE.

The Jim Henson Company / DHX Media; Animation

Doozers, Season 2

In Production

Target Audience: Preschool
Format: 52 x 11 minutes
Genre: 3-D Animation
More info HERE.

DHX Media; Animation

Bob the Builder, Season 3

In Production

Target Audience: Preschool
Format: 128 x 11 minutes
Genre: 3-D Animation
Broadcaster: DHX Media / Mattel
More info HERE.

Northeast Films; Feature Film

Hopeless Romantic


Producers: Jay Dahl & Bill Niven, Northeast Films
Directors: Various
Filming: October 2017 (locations TBD)

Tell Tale Productions; TV Series

Growing Sense

Pilot Light Productions; TV Series

Halifax ComedyFest


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. Find out more HERE.

Dimension Films ; Feature Film



Polaroid tells the story of a high school loner, Bird Fitcher, who stumbles upon a vintage Polaroid camera tainted with a dark secret. She soon discovers the camera’s special power: those who have their picture taken are destined to have a tragic fate. Read more HERE.