Nova Scotia

Production Service

Eligible Production Types

  • Feature Films
  • Scripted Television
  • Reality Television
  • Documentaries
  • Animation
  • Video Games
  • Webisodes
  • Talk Shows
  • Game Shows
  • Live Events
  • Commercials

Location Production Needs

  • Rural
  • Suburban
  • Snow
  • Tropical
  • Beaches/Ocean
  • Mountains
  • Lakes/Rivers
  • Deserts
  • Forests
  • City

Nova Scotia Business Inc.

Linda Wood

902.424.7181

lwood@nsbi.ca

www.nsbi.ca/film

Incentive

25% Grant

Related Programs
Project Criteria

$25K CAD local spend

$4M CAD

Qualified Spend
  • Regional Bonus: 2 % of qualifying NS expenditures for productions shooting at least 51 % outside the Halifax Regional Municipality
  • Bonus for shoots longer than 30 days: 1 % of qualifying NS expenditures
  • Nova Scotia Content Bonus for NS performers: 1.5 % of qualifying NS expenditures for productions in which at least 60 % of principal performers, actors, and stunt performers are NS Residents
  • Nova Scotia Content Bonus: 1.5 % of qualifying NS expenditures for productions that meet at least 3 NS-Content requirements
Program Guidelines

Yes

Additional Considerations

Stackable with Federal credit

  • The above noted provincial incentive is stackable with Canada's Federal Tax Incentive which is 16 % of qualifying Canadian labour expenditures net of 'assistance' ('assistance' includes any provincial incentives that are directly attributable to qualifying labour spend).