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Nova Scotia boosts its film production incentive fund

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November 9, 2018

The N.S. provincial government has significantly increased its film and television production fund.

The fund will increase by $6 million this fiscal year, to $26 million. Nova Scotia’s production incentive fund was initially introduced in 2015 after the province scrapped its former film and TV tax credit. The fund was around $10 million when it was first introduced and has steadily increased over the past three years.

Minister of Business Geoff MacLellan says the increase in demand is a sign of “strong activity from film and television producers, which is good news for the province’s creative economy.”

Adrian Grenier and Lucy Liu are currently in Halifax shooting N.S. director Thom Fitzgerald’s “Stage Mother”.

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