New Business Tool to Work with Nova Scotia Filmmakers

Jun 26, 2015

Nova Scotia Business Inc. will begin to accept applications for the new Nova Scotia Film and Television Production Incentive Fund on Thursday, July 2.

To be eligible, an organization must have a permanent establishment in the province and primarily creating film or video productions for public viewing. The fund is open to projects that spend at least $25,000 (before HST) in Nova Scotia. The maximum funding available to any project is $4 million and guidelines are available at Online applications will be available beginning Thursday.

Nova Scotia Business Inc. is the provincial government agency responsible for delivering business development and export development tools, services and programming.

"NSBI is excited to work with the film and creative industry as part of our mandate on behalf of Nova Scotians," said Laurel Broten, president and CEO of Nova Scotia Business Inc. "We see this expanded responsibility as an opportunity to continue to deliver on what Nova Scotia Business Inc. stands for, which is selling goods and services from Nova Scotia to the world and selling the world on doing business in Nova Scotia."

Nova Scotia Business Inc. works with Nova Scotia companies offering business advice, education and information sessions, such as FITTskills, which is designed for new exporters, and customized research on business opportunities for seasoned exporters.

For more information about the programs and services available at Nova Scotia Business Inc., visit .