NEW BRUNSWICK FILM was the Province of New Brunswick agency responsible for promoting and supporting the development of an economically viable and vibrant film and television production industry.
While NEW BRUNSWICK FILM is no longer an official program, the Province still does offer funding support and many of the services listed below to the film, television and new media industry. Please click here for a listing of current initiatives and funding opportunities offered by the new NB Multimedia Initiative.
Past Mandate of NEW BRUNSWICK FILM:
- Establish an economically stable, viable and vibrant film and television industry in New Brunswick;
- Ensure continuing production of quality New Brunswick films appealing to a variety of audiences;
- Increase opportunities for New Brunswick residents working in the New Brunswick film and television industry for: skills development, employment, creative expression, and international marketing of their film products;
- Increase the value of the New Brunswick economy; and
- Increase the international visibility of New Brunswick.
NEW BRUNSWICK FILM provides services and support to the film and television industry in the province by:
- Financial assistance (development loans and equity investments) to New Brunswick residents to develop and produce film and television productions;
- Training and professional development of New Brunswick residents employed in the film and television industry.
The external or out-of-province production companies by providing:
- NEW BRUNSWICK FILM 40% Refundable Labour Incentive Tax Credit
- Location scouting
- Encouraging the use of New Brunswick locations and the hiring of New Brunswick cast, crew & personnel.
- Creating co-operative partnerships between New Brunswick producers and external production companies to create co-productions.
On behalf of filmmakers in New Brunswick we'd like to thank the province for their support and for putting together NB Film and the new NB Multimedia Initiative. We would also like to acknowledge some of the generous sponsors and companies who have helped various local film makers put together some of our proudest projects and achievements over the last several years. These companies include (but are not limited to):
We wish all of the film makers in New Brunswick and all of Canada the best of luck and good fortunes on any future projects or endeavours. God speed and break a leg!