Funding commitments to two productions have been made through the Eastlink TV Independent Production Fund Program.
Applications were received between May 25 and June 22 and were decided upon by the Nova Scotia Independent Production Fund’s board of directors.
Funding commitments totalling $330,000 have been approved for the following projects:
— TV series Mr. D Season 8, produced by Mr. D S8 Productions Limited, $165,000
— TV series Pure Season 2, produced by Pure Season 2 Inc., $165,000
— the eligibility criteria for the program was designed to ensure maximum employment and growth in the Nova Scotia television industry
— in order to qualify for funding, the production must meet the eligibility requirements of the Nova Scotia Film and Television Production Incentive or the Nova Scotia Digital Animation Tax Credit
— the competitive selection process established by the Nova Scotia Independent Production Fund has two stages: first there is a staff review, which is followed by a board of directors’ judging. All final funding decisions are made by the board of directors of the Nova Scotia Independent Production Fund
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 .