News release

Film Productions Announced

Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) announced three newly approved productions through the Nova Scotia Film and Television Production Incentive Fund today, Feb. 19.

Television Series, Swearnet Studios, produced by SN Series 1 Productions Inc., has been approved for a funding commitment of $356,616 based on an eligible Nova Scotia expenditure of $1,188,721.

Television series, Hard Time, produced by Hard Time 1 Productions Inc., has been approved for a funding commitment of $403,204 based on an eligible Nova Scotia expenditure of $1,344,015.

Television series, Ricky’s Kitchen, produced by RK1 Productions Inc., has been approved for a funding commitment of $449,820 based on eligible Nova Scotia expenditure of $1,499,402.

More details about productions approved for incentives through the Nova Scotia Film and Television Production Incentive Fund are available on the NSBI website at http://www.nsbi.ca/filmfunding .

Quick facts:

  • the fund applies to eligible costs such as labour, goods or services purchased from a Nova Scotia-based supplier
  • when an application is approved, NSBI issues a commitment letter which can be used for bank financing. When the applicant enters the official incentive agreement, the agreement can also be used for the financing process
  • when the production is approved for a funding commitment, the funds are placed in reserve
  • when the production is complete the applicant submits a final claim to NSBI for processing and disbursement
  • all applications and claims are processed and approved by NSBI

To learn more about the application process, eligible costs and guidelines, go to Nova Scotia Film and Television Production Incentive Fund at http://www.nsbi.ca .

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Media Contacts:

Mel Rusinak
Nova Scotia Business Inc. 902-424-3527 Email:
Sheila Roberts
Hard Time, Ricky’s Kitchen and Swearnet Studios 647-787-4165 Email: