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In brief: Nova Scotia creates new screenwriter fund

Plus: Canadian films head to Berlin, and Alma Parvizian upped to managing partner at Touchwood PR.

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NS film technicians see hours worked drop by 55%: union

Jenny Reeves, president of IATSE Local 849, says the steep drop in labour is evidence that the province’s current incentive fund isn’t working.

Werewolf

Who picked up a prize at the Screen Nova Scotia Awards?

Ashley McKenzie’s Werewolf and DHX’s This Hour Has 22 Minutes were among the winners on Thursday night.

Erika Beatty

Erika Beatty on Nova Scotia’s rebounding industry

The executive director of Screen Nova Scotia discusses the province’s incentive fund and building the local industry.

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Screen Nova Scotia Awards celebrate an industry in transition

CBC miniseries Studio Black! (team members pictured) won best TV series at the second annual awards.

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No joy in budget for Nova Scotia film, TV

The province’s Film and Television Production Incentive Fund will be left as-is.

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Drilling down: Nova Scotia’s screen industry ROI

A new PwC report commissioned by Screen Nova Scotia and the CMPA says the industry provided a 7:1 return on investment to the province in 2014.

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Screen Nova Scotia names exec director

Erika Beatty will take the reins of the organization on April 4 in the newly created role.

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Nova Scotia puts $475K into local film industry

The provincial government funds are to support location services and marketing initiatives over two years.

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Nova Scotia updates production fund guidelines

The Nova Scotia Film and Television Production Incentive Fund, which comes into effect this week, has added new elements since draft guidelines were released June 2.

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New Nova Scotia film and TV incentive fund opens

The province is accepting and processing applications for the its new Production Incentive Fund, which currently replaces the previous tax credit.

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Nova Scotia talks continue on local tax credit

With a media blackout still underway, Screen Nova Scotia chairman Marc Almon told Playback Daily meetings last week between the industry and the government have been “positive.”