Choosing Nova Scotia: game-developer Heartsy Studios

October 21, 2016

In the world of game design, Vancouver’s loss has been Nova Scotia’s gain. Meet Stephen MacDonald, CEO of Heartsy Studios, which makes video games for children and families. Before moving to Guysborough and starting Heartsy, Stephen was an executive producer …

Think Export: Bassir Sobhani’s unique Nova Scotia tea and its journey to market

October 21, 2016

Two distinctly Nova Scotian tea blends can trace their origins to the Iranian Revolution of 1978–79. When the post-revolutionary government intensified its persecution of members of the Baha’i faith – which originated in Iran – it left some Iranian citizens …

Choosing Nova Scotia: Spotlight on Lunenburg Nova Scotia Where the Land Meets the Sea

October 04, 2016

Lunenburg Nova Scotia Where the Land Meets the Sea is a Nova Scotia production that will be broadcast to audiences in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland showcasing Lunenburg’s history, culture, its people, and their unique lifestyles. We got in touch with …

Choosing Nova Scotia: Spotlight on Connections Productions Inc.

September 20, 2016

Connections Productions, a francophone, Bedford-based production company has made a name for itself across Canada. Although many might expect them to film in a large, francophone city, the company sees many benefits and opportunities here in Nova Scotia. We caught …

Choisir la Nouvelle-Écosse : pleins feux sur Connections Productions Inc.

September 20, 2016

Connections Productions, une compagnie de production francophone établie à Bedford, est réputée partout au Canada. Même si beaucoup pourraient s’attendre à ce que ses productions soient tournées dans une grande ville francophone, la compagnie voit beaucoup d’avantages et de débouchés …

Choosing Nova Scotia: Spotlight on Brojects

September 20, 2016

Brojects, a Nova Scotia television series has gained quite some traction over the past few years. We caught up with producer Kent Sobey to learn more. This is the second season of Brojects: In The House. Can you share some …

Choosing Nova Scotia: Canada, Inc.

August 15, 2016, a leading provider of Internet services and online marketing solutions for small businesses with a longstanding history in Nova Scotia, has announced it will open a new operations centre in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. We caught up with’s …

Choosing Nova Scotia: Malefic Films

August 11, 2016

Malefic Films’ Michael Melski remembers being frightened as a child by Helen Creighton’s Bluenose Ghosts, so it’s no surprise that his latest film, The Child Remains, is a testament to Nova Scotia’s haunted history. “This movie has its roots in …

Choosing Nova Scotia: Spotlight on Halifax Comedy Fest

August 02, 2016

The annual Halifax Comedy Festival is one of the longest-running comedy festivals in Canada. Every April it brings together comedians from near and far to entertain festival-goers over four days and fourteen venues across the city of Halifax. Executive Producer …

Choosing Nova Scotia: Spotlight on Harry’s Island

August 02, 2016

Harry’s Island is a German-language film set in Nova Scotia. It is being produced by Sven Woldt and Oliver Luer of Munich, Germany’s Ariane Krampe Filmproduktion GmbH and Halifax’s Vertical Productions Inc. Ann Bernier and Chris Zimmer, partners in the …

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