Productions

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)

Skye Larke Productions / MacTV ; Feature Documentary

Bridge Over the Atlantic

In Production

Broadcaster: CBC/BBC co-production
Director: Stuart Cresswell & Iain Finlay MacLeod
Filming: Various locations in Scotland and Nova Scotia
Contact: stuart@simple-films.com

Tell Tale Productions; TV Series

The Curse of Oak Island

In Production

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

Tell Tale Productions; TV Series

Growing Sense

In Production

Producer: Edward Peill, Tell Tale Productions
Filming: July – October 2017 in Nova Scotia
Contact: info@telltale.tv

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.

EOne ; TV Series

Let's Get Physical

In Production

Producers: Rosey TV’s Michael Rosenberg, Connor Pritchard’s Inside Center Productions, Ben and Dan Newmark of Grandma’s House Entertainment and John Morayniss for eOne
Broadcaster: Pop TV
Director: Various
PM: Ginny Jones Duzak
Filming: September – November 2017 in Nova Scotia

Let’s Get Physical is a modern-day story set in the world of aerobics that takes its comedy cue from the ‘80s. Jane Seymour will play one of four leads on the project, which recently received a series order, alongside Matt Jones, Chris Diamantopoulos  and AnnaLynne McCord. Read more HERE. 

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 – September 2017 in Halifax, Nova Scotia
Contact: mrdseason7@gmail.com

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.

Conciliatory Pictures; Feature Film

Splinters

In Production

Producers: Tom Fitzgerald, Doug Pettigrew (Emotion Pictures)
Filming: September 2017 in Halifax, Nova Scotia

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; TV Series

This Hour Has 22 Minutes, Season 25

In Production

Producer: Linda Jackson
Broadcaster: CBC
Director: Various
PM: Siobhan Kennedy Cameron
Filming: September 2017 – March 2018 in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Recognized with 24 Gemini Awards and 11 Canadian Comedy Awards, This Hour Has 22 Minutes is taped before a live audience in Studio 1 at CBHT in Halifax, Nova Scotia. You can find more info on this iconic Canadian television show HERE.

Peep Media; Documentary

Who Killed Bernie Langille?

In Production

Producer: Jessica Brown, Peep Media
Director: Jackie Torrens
Funded by: bravoFact!
Filming: September 2017 in Nova Scotia

Northeast Films; Feature Film

Hopeless Romantic

Upcoming

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

Sunnyvale Productions; TV Series

Trailer Park Boys, Season 12

Wrapped

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

Nova Scotia’s trailer parks are colorful thanks to residents Ricky, Bubbles and Julian. Together, they plan mad capers, usually get-rich-quick schemes, with plenty of screw-ups along the way. Read more about this iconic Canadian TV series HERE.