Screenwriters Development Fund

The Screenwriters Development Fund will consider investment in direct costs for film and TV scriptwriting.


Nova Scotia Producers with a Nova Scotia writer

Fund Intent and Objectives

When submitting an application to the Screenwriters Development Fund you will need to demonstrate how your project achieves the following objectives:

  • The creation and development of film and TV script projects by Nova Scotian filmmakers.
  • Strengthens the film and TV industry by developing Nova Scotia filmmakers, writers, and producers.
  • The encouragement of inclusion and gender parity.


Funding Allocation

A Nova Scotia registered Production Company can receive up to 50% of project costs through the fund.

How to Apply

We are no longer accepting applications for the 2018-19 fiscal year. Please check back to our website for the next application intake period.

Contact Information

Mickey Quase
(902) 424-3701 t
(902) 424-0710 f

1741 Brunswick St., 3rd Floor
P.O. Box 456, STN Central
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada B3J 2R5