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We're pleased to announce that the third annual Screen Nova Scotia Awards Gala will take place on Thursday, May 4th, 2017 in the Schooner Showroom at
Casino Nova Scotia!
Ticket information will be available in early April.

We look forward to celebrating this wonderful evening with all of you!
Photo by Michael Tompkins


Submissions are now open for the Screen Nova Scotia Awards! The deadline is March 24th, 2017. You can find the online entry form HERE

Please be sure to read the eligibility criteria HERE before submitting via the online form. Any questions can be directed to

Categories include:
  • Best Feature Film
  • Best Documentary Film
  • Best Short Film
  • Best TV Series
  • Best Animated Series
Winners will be selected by an independent jury comprised of respected members of the screen-based industry. If you would like to submit a production for consideration but are not yet a Screen Nova Scotia member, you can become one HERE.

Film Crew Excellence Award

The award, now in its fifth year, was developed in partnership with the local unions and guilds, and recognizes the outstanding work happening behind the camera in Nova Scotia's audiovisual industry. The Film Crew Excellence Award will recognize an individual crew person or team for outstanding creative enterprise within Nova Scotia’s screen based industry.

Nominations for the 2016 Film Crew Excellence Award should include:
  • The name(s), position(s) and contact information for the nominee(s)
  • A description of their use of innovation and commitment to the Nova Scotia screen-based industry
  • Up to two supporting documents (photos, video clips, etc.) can be provided for jury review.
Deadline for nominations is March 24th, 2017. Nominations can be submitted via email to or delivered to 5212 Sackville Street Suite #101, Halifax, NS, B3J 1K6. All nominations will be reviewed and deliberated by a jury of industry professionals. 

D.A.N.S. Award for
Outstanding Achievement in Animation 

This category allows for commercial submissions, music videos, short films, YouTube content or any animated scenes for a show or film produced in Nova Scotia. Based on overall artistic achievement in the field of digital animation, this award will shine a spotlight on the great work being done by the talented workforce of animators in Nova Scotia. The award for Best Animated Scene will go to the animator of the submitted production.

Any animated scene that was produced in Nova Scotia in 2016 is eligible to enter. The submitted scene should highlight exemplary skill and demonstrate the high level of work being done in our industry. The deadline for entries is March 24th, 2017. To enter, please email with the following details:
  • Series / Scene Name
  • Studio Name (if applicable)
  • Producer / Director
  • Animator / Artist (s)
  • Scene Link: please include a link to a viewable file for the jury
Copyright © 2016 Screen Nova Scotia, All rights reserved.

Screen Nova Scotia is a non-profit organization that celebrates and advocates on behalf of Nova Scotia’s screen-based industry. Our members include media producers, prominent service providers, local cast, crew, unions, charitable organizations and festivals. 

Screen Nova Scotia represent more than 1,600 people working in film, television and digital animation across the province. Since 2016, our mandate has expanded to include providing location services, as well as export and development programming.


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