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Film productions announced

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Nova Scotia Business Inc. announces the following approved productions through the Nova Scotia Film and Television Production Incentive Fund (NSFPIF)

November 14, 2017

  • Documentary, Slainte, produced by Winter Light Productions Limited. NSFPIF funding commitment of $227,200. (budget year 2018-19) 
  • Television special, Trailer Park Boys, Live at Red Rocks, produced by TPB RR Productions Incorportated. NSFPIF funding commitment of $275,681. (budget year 2018-19) 
  • Documentary, Woodstock Bus: Finding The Light, produced by Woodstock Bus Productions Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $40,476. (budget year 2019-20) 
  • Documentary, Somebeachsomewhere, produced by Some Where Productions Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $97,058. (budget year 2017-18) 

November 7, 2017

  • Television Series, Pour l'amour du country XVI, produced by 3286993 Nova Scotia Limited. NSFPIF funding commitment of $239,541. (budget year 2018-19) 

October 24, 2017 

  • Television Series, Built for The Weekend Season 1, produced by BFTW NS Ltd.. NSFPIF funding commitment of $102,081. (budget year 2017-18 )

October 10, 2017 

  • Television Series, Curse of Oak Island Season 5, produced by Tell Tale International Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $1,926,689. (budget year 2017-18)
  • Television Series, Let's Get Physical, produced by Let's Get N.S. Productions Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $1,267,591. (budget year 2017-18) 

September 25, 2017

  • Television Series, Stand & Deliver, produced by Winter Light Productions. NSFPIF funding commitment of $220,100. (budget year 2018-19)
  • Television Series, Haunted II, produced by Winter Light Productions. NSFPIF funding commitment of $243,200. (budget year 2018-19)
  • Documentary, Afghanistan - The Exit Interviews, produced by Exit Interview Productions Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $142,335. (budget year 2017-18) 
  • Television Series, City Farmers - Urban Homesteading, produced by City Chicken Productions Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $151,562. (budget year 2017-18) 
  • Television Series, Field to Fork, produced by Clerisy Farms Productions Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $161,574. (budget year 2017-18)
  • Documentary, Two Lives, Four Strings, produced by Four Strings Productions Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $471,143. (budget year 2017-18) 

September 19, 2017

  • Feature film, Splinters, produced by Conciliatory Pictures Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $294,500. (budget year 2017-18)
  • Documentary, Radical Age, produced by Tell Tale Productions Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $126,474. (budget year 2018-19) 

September 12, 2017

  • Documentary, Assholes: A Theory, produced by A Rude Film Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of  $236,911. (budget year 2018-19) 

August 15, 2017

  • Television Series: This Hour Has 22 Minutes Season 25 produced by DHX-Hour Productions (NS) XXV Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $2,436,761 (budget year 2018-19) 
  • Short film: Pearls produced by Mama's Pearls Productions Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $15,149 (budget year 2017-18)

August 1, 2017

  • Television Series: Hope For Wildlife Season 8 produced by Hope For Wildlife 8 Productions Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $339,900 (budget year 2017-18) 
  • Television Series: Transition Garden produced by Nexus Media Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $72,812 (budget year 2017-18)

July 11, 2017

  • Documentary Television Series: Growing Sense produced by Growing Sense Films Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $192,800 (budget year 2017-18) 
  • Television mini-series: Short Film Face Off 2017 produced by Short Stop Pictures X Ltd. NSFPIF funding commitment of $77,614 (budget year 2017-18)

June 13, 2017

  • Television Series: Mr. D Season 7 produced by Mr. D S7 Productions Ltd. NSFPIF funding commitment of $1,770,740 (budget year 2017-18) 

June 6, 2017

  • Feature Film: Polaroid produced by Fast Films Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $1,718,640 (budget year 2017-18) 
  • Television Series:  Trailer Park Boys Season 12 produced by Sunnyvale Productions Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $1,444,573 (budget year 2017-18)

April 25, 2017

  • Feature Film: Hopeless Romantic produced by Bad Astronaut Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $247,506 (budget year 2018-19) 

March 14, 2017 

  • Documentary: Nostalgia produced by Brewed Productions Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $105,162 (budget year 2017-18) 

March 7, 2017

  • Television mini-series: Cinema 902 produced by Winter Light Productions Inc. NSFPIF funding comitment of $243,200 (budget year 2017-18) 
  • Documentary: The Halifax Explosion: 100 Years After produced by Ocean Magic TV Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $78,590 (budget year 2017-18) 

February 28, 2017

  • Documentary: Redneck Psychic produced by Beyond Productions Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $105,418 (budget year 2017-18) 

February 15, 2017 

  • Documentary: Cannabis Crusaders produced by Cannabis Pictures Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $36,219 (budget year 2017-18) 

January 17, 2017 

  • Documentary: Vague d'Acadie produced by 3300734 Nova Scotia Limited. NSFPIF funding commitment of $52,489 (budget year 2017-18) 

December 20, 2016

  • Television series: Haunted produced by Winter Light Productions Limited. NSFPIF funding commitment of $281,619 (budget year 2017-18).

December 13, 2016

  • Television series: Eyes For The Job produced by Fence Post Productions Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $147,944 (budget year 2017-18).
  • Feature film: Black Cop produced by Blac Op Films Incorporated. NSFPIF funding commitment of $60,840 (budget year 2017-18).

November 22, 2016

  • Documentary: East Coast Fame Game produced by Fame Game Productions Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $22,912 (budget year 2017-18).

November 8, 2016

    • Documentary: Terror in the Woods (formerly Evil Outdoors) produced by Tell Tale Entertainement Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $200,045 (budget year 2017-18).
    • Documentary: Sickboy produced by Dream Street SB Pictures Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $129,140 (budget year 2017-18).

    October 18, 2016

    • Television series: Trailer Park Boys Out of the Park: USA produced by TPB OTP Productions 2 Incorporated, NSFPIF funding commitment of $736,057 (budget year 2017-18).

    October 4, 2016

    September 20, 2016

    • Television series: Sunnyvale Shoals produced by SV Shoals Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $556,701 (budget year 2017-18).
    • Television series: Brojects: In The House Season 2 produced by Brojects NS Limited. NSFPIF funding commitment of $68,463 (budget year 2017-18).
    • Television series: Trajectoires 4 produced by 3291627 Nova Scotia Limited. NSFPIF funding commitment of $203,427 (budget year 2017-18).
    • Television series: Pour l'amour du country XV produced by 3286993 Nova Scotia Limited. NSFPIF funding commitment of $243,979 (budget year 2017-18).

    August 2, 2016 

    • Television series: Curse of Oak Island Season 4 produced by Tell Tale International Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $1,271,546 (budget year
      2017-18).
    • Television series: Halifax Comedy Festival 2017 produced by ComedyTV 17 Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $142,978 (budget year 2017-18).
    • Movie of the week: Harry's Island produced by Vertical Productions Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $691,449 (budget year 2016-17).
    • Series pilot: Sea Change produced by Seawalker Productions Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $616,972 (budget year 2016-17). 

    July 26, 2016

    • Documentary: Bluenose: The Legend Lives produced by Saltwind Productions Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $80,515 (budget year 2016-17).

    July 19, 2016

    • Documentary: Free Reins (Hinchinbrook) produced by Horse Sense Films Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $145,468 (budget year 2016-17).
    • Television series: Trailer Park Boys Season 11 produced by Sunnyvale Productions 11 Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $1,418,003 (budget year 2016-17).

    July 18, 2016

    • Television series: The Mist produced by Small Town Productions Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $5,927,492 (budget year 2017-18). Watch the trailer.

    As a service production exceeding the $4 million per-production limit in the incentive fund guidelines the funding will be provided outside the $10 million budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year, leaving capacity for other productions in 2017-18. See the Department of Business news release on this funding commitment.

    July 12, 2016

    • Documentary: My Way produced by Dignity Productions Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $119,215 (budget year 2016-17).
    • Documentary: Talented produced by Hack2 Productions Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $119,449 (budget year 2016-17).
    • Documentary: Ability produced by Moms Productions Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $119,640 (budget year 2016-17).
    • Television series: Pure produced by Pure Season 1 Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $2,363,472 (budget year 2016-17).
    • Television mini-series: STUDIO BLACK! produced by Studio Black Productions Ltd. NSFPIF funding commitment of $230,550 (budget year 2016-17).

    June 21, 2016

    • Television series: Sex & Violence Season III produced by Spiteful Threesome Pictures Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $160,945 (budget year 2017-18).
    • Television series: This Hour Has 22 Minutes Series XXIV produced by DHX-Hour Productions (NS) XXIV Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $2,377,510 (budget year 2017-18).

    May 31, 2016

    • Television series: Mr. D Season VI produced by Mr. D S6 Productions Ltd. NSFPIF funding commitment of $1,640,533 (budget year 2016-17).

    April 26, 2016

    • Television special: Celtic Edge produced by The Solo Project Ltd. NSFPIF funding commitment of $48,548 (budget year 2016-17).
    • Television mini-series: Short Film Face Off produced by Short Stop Pictures IX Ltd. NSFPIF funding commitment of $70,426 (budget year 2016-17).

    April 5, 2016

    • Television series: Trajectoires 3 produced by 3291627 Nova Scotia Limited. NSFPIF funding commitment of $230,006 (budget year 2016-17).

    March 22, 2016

    • Feature film: Halloween Party produced by Terrifying Movie Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $319,516 (budget year 2017-18).

    March 8, 2016

    • Documentary: Body Language Decoded produced by Body Language Films Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $134,421 (budget year 2016-17).
    • Television pilot: Mi'kmaw Customary Law Circle produced by Houston Productions Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $15,492 (budget year 2017-18).

    March 1, 2016

    • Television series: Trailer Park Boys Out of the Park: Europe produced by TPB OTP Productions Incorporated.  NSFPIF funding commitment of $810,368 (budget year 2016-17).

    December 1, 2015

    • Documentary: Adopted, produced by HOG Productions Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $116,118 (budget year 2016-17).
    • Television series: That Hack Show (formerly Hack Attack), produced by Hack Productions Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $168,069 (budget year 2016-17).
    • Television series: Love Food Season 3, produced by Love Food3 Productions Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $169,834 (budget year 2016-17).
    • Documentary: A Fragile Peace (formerly Return to Bosnia), produced by Peacekeeper Productions Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $118,952 (budget year 2016-17).

    November 3, 2015

    • Feature film: The Child Remains produced by Malefic Films Inc.NSFPIF funding commitment of $291,397 (budget year 2016-17).

    September 24, 2015

    • Television series: Pour l'amour du country XIV produced by 3286993 Nova Scotia Limited. NSFPIF funding commitment of $293,575 (budget year 2016-17).
    • Feature film: Werewolf (formerly Train Whistle Does Not Blow) produced by Grassfire Films Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $57,675 (budget year 2016-17).

    September 22, 2015

    • Feature film: Weirdos ( formerly nineteenseventysomething) produced by Weirdos The FilmInc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $320,403 (budget year 2016-17).
    • Television series: CBC Ha!ifax Comedy Fest 2016 produced by ComedyTV 16 Inc. NSFPIF funding commitment of $140,127 (budget year 2016-17).

    Quick Facts

    • the Nova Scotia Film and Television Production Incentive Fund financially supports the development and production of films that have potential for success in Nova Scotia and other markets
    • to be eligible for the fund, an applicant must have a permanent establishment in the province and be engaged primarily in the creation of film-video productions for public viewing
    • eligible organizations are able to apply to receive funding from the fund to facilitate the production of projects in Nova Scotia that meet the eligibility requirements
    • the objective of the fund is to support and expand the film and television production industry in Nova Scotia and create economic value for a broad group of Nova Scotians, in particular key creative positions such as directors, writers and performers.

    Nova Scotia Business Inc. 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. "In addition to administering the Film and Television Production Incentive Fund, NSBI also works with businesses in many sectors by offering business advice, education and information sessions, international business training, trade market research, and business development."
     
    Nova Scotia Business Inc. is the provincial government agency responsible for delivering business development and export development tools, services and programming. Learn more about the fund guidelines and application process and Film and Television Production in Nova Scotia.

    Film Funding

    Summary of funding commitments:

    Fiscal Year 2016-17:
    Total budget: $11,500,000
    Total committed: $10,515,185

    Fiscal Year 2017-18:
    Total budget: $16,900,000*
    Total committed: $17,509,058*

    Fiscal Year 2018-19:
    Total Budget: $10,000,000
    Total committed: $4,253,374

    Fiscal Year 2019-20:
    Total Budget: $10,000,000
    Total commited $40,476 

    *This number excludes The Mist’s funding commitment of $5,927,492. As a service production exceeding the $4 million per-production limit in the incentive fund guidelines the funding will be provided outside the $16.9 million budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year, leaving capacity for other productions in 2017-18.

    Learn more about the changes made to the 2017-18 film budget. 
     


    Production Activity 

    TOTAL NS EXPENDITURE 

    Fiscal Year 2015-16 

    Production Activity (NSFPIF)
    Total Budget: $11,389,276
    Total NS Spend: $8,310,738


    Production Activity (Film Industry Tax Credit, Digital Animation Tax Credit)
    Total Budget: $66,609,615
    Total NS Spend: $49,237,740


    Production Activity Totals
    Total NS Spend: $57,548,523
    Total Budget: $77,998,891


    *Above is data NSBI submitted to the Canadian Media Producers Association, NSBI reports film fund activity. CMPA reports on industry activity. 

    View our page on 2015/16 Production Activity Values for more information. 

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    Marly Somers
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