News releases from Nova Scotia Film Development Corp. (to Nov. 2007) (Page 1)

Nova Scotia Productions Nominated for Gemini Awards

Nova Scotia Film Development Corp. (to Nov. 2007)

The Nova Scotia Film Development Corporation congratulates the Nova Scotia productions being recognized with nominations for the 22nd Annual Gemini Awards.

Nova Scotia's Film Industry Continues to Shine

Nova Scotia Film Development Corp. (to Nov. 2007)

Creativity is prospering in Nova Scotia as revenues from the local film, television and new media industry increased by 12 per cent in 2006, generating $136 million.

Local Production Companies to Benefit from Mentor Program

Nova Scotia Film Development Corp. (to Nov. 2007)

Two up-and-coming Nova Scotia filmmakers have been selected as the first participants in the Canadian Film and Television Production Association's new Atlantic Mentorship Program.

An Evening of Science Fiction

Nova Scotia Film Development Corp. (to Nov. 2007)

The Nova Scotia Film Development Corporation and Empire Theatres are hosting a free screening of the science fiction documentaries Best Evidence and Famous Monster on Wednesday, May 30, at 7 p.m. at the Oxford Theatre.

Bridge Award Honours Local Emerging Producers

Nova Scotia Film Development Corp. (to Nov. 2007)

Three Nova Scotia producers are one step closer to creating their projects as the Nova Scotia Film Development Corporation and CBC Television announced the winners of the Bridge Award.

New Members Join Film Corporation Board

Nova Scotia Film Development Corp. (to Nov. 2007)

A local business person and a lawyer from Halifax recently joined the board of the Nova Scotia Film Development Corporation.

Free Screening Nights Program Renewed

Nova Scotia Film Development Corp. (to Nov. 2007)

The Nova Scotia Film Development Corporation and Empire Theatres are continuing their commitment to promote local work with the renewal of their free Screening Nights partnership for 2007.

Whole New Thing to have Free Screening

Nova Scotia Film Development Corp. (to Nov. 2007)

The Nova Scotia Film Development Corporation and Empire Theatres will host a free screening of Amnon Buchbinder's film Whole New Thing on Wednesday, Nov. 29 at 7 p.m. at the Oxford Theatre.

Film Corporation Welcomes New Board Members

Nova Scotia Film Development Corp. (to Nov. 2007)

A lawyer from Yarmouth and a university vice-president from Windsor Junction are the newest board members of the Nova Scotia Film Development Corporation.

Investment Worth Millions to Provincial Economy

Nova Scotia Film Development Corp. (to Nov. 2007)

Investments in 15 new film projects will see work for hundreds of local producers, crews and actors, and millions of dollars pumped back into the provincial economy.

Film Industry Rebounds in 2005

Nova Scotia Film Development Corp. (to Nov. 2007)

Film and television production jumped 16 per cent in Nova Scotia last year, generating nearly $121 million for the province -- the largest increase in two years.

Australia Trade Mission a Success

Nova Scotia Film Development Corp. (to Nov. 2007)

Business is good down under.

Young Filmmaker Wins Award to Bring Hockey Fairy Tale to Screen

Nova Scotia Film Development Corp. (to Nov. 2007)

A hockey rink may seem like an unusual setting for a fairy tale, but local filmmaker Aram Kouyoumdjian and the judges for the CBC/Nova Scotia Film Development Corporation Bridge Award seem to agree it is the perfect location.

Trade Mission Promotes Business Down Under

Nova Scotia Film Development Corp. (to Nov. 2007)

Nova Scotia's film, television and new media producers have an opportunity to up their exports Down Under during a trade mission to Australia and New Zealand, Feb. 13-24.

Nova Scotian Productions Take Home Gemini Awards

Nova Scotia Film Development Corp. (to Nov. 2007)

Nova Scotia production companies took home top honours for their work when the best and brightest of Canada's television and film industry gathered in Toronto on Saturday, Nov. 19, for the 20th annual Gemini Awards.

Investment Means More Jobs for Nova Scotians

Nova Scotia Film Development Corp. (to Nov. 2007)

Nova Scotians will see hundreds of new jobs and millions of dollars pumped into the provincial economy thanks to investments in five new film and television productions.

Nova Scotians Among Gemini Nominees

Nova Scotia Film Development Corp. (to Nov. 2007)

NOTE: A list of Nova Scotia nominees follows this release.

Nova Scotia Talent Prominent at Film Festival

Nova Scotia Film Development Corp. (to Nov. 2007)

Nova Scotians in the film industry had an opportunity to showcase their talents at this year's Atlantic Film Festival.

Local Films Premiering on International Stage

Nova Scotia Film Development Corp. (to Nov. 2007)

Four Nova Scotia films will be in the spotlight at this year's Toronto International Film Festival, one of the film world's most highly regarded events, Sept. 8-17.

Huge Return for Nova Scotia on Film and Television Investment

Nova Scotia Film Development Corp. (to Nov. 2007)

Investments in seven new film and television projects will mean work for hundreds of people and millions of dollars for the provincial economy.