Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) announced four newly approved productions through the Nova Scotia Film and Television Production Incentive Fund today, May 14. Documentary TV series, Psychic Kelley Season 2, produced by Beyond3 Productions Inc., has been approved for a funding commitment of $386,315 based on eligible Nova Scotia expenditure of $1,207,235. Documentary TV series, Slainte Season 2, produced by Winter Light Productions Inc., has been approved for a funding commitment of $227,200 based on eligible Nova Scotia expenditure of $710,000. Feature film, Night Blooms, produced by Midnight Blue Pictures Inc., has been approved for a funding commitment of $140,717 based on eligible Nova Scotia expenditure of $485,231. Television series, Locke and Key Season 1, produced by 3324021 Nova Scotia Limited, has been approved for a funding commitment of $520,690 based on eligible Nova Scotia expenditure of $2,082,759. More details about productions approved for incentives through the Nova Scotia Film and Television Production Incentive Fund are available on the NSBI website at http://www.nsbi.ca/filmfunding . 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 . -30- Quick facts: the fund applies to eligible costs such as labour, goods or services purchased from a Nova Scotia-based supplier when an application is approved, NSBI issues a commitment letter which can be used for bank financing. When the applicant enters the official incentive agreement, the agreement can also be used for the financing process when the production is approved for a funding commitment, the funds are placed in reserve when the production is complete the applicant submits a final claim to NSBI for processing and disbursement all applications and claims are processed and approved by NSBI
The 25th International Maritime Boundary Line meeting happened on board naval patrol vessel INS Savitri off Kankesanthurai coast off Sri Lanka on Wednesday, sources said. It was on the same day another Indian team consisting of three faculty members from New Delhi-based Jawaharlal Nehru University led by Professor Bupinder Zutshi met Vice-Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne in Colombo.They had discussed on the possibility of granting B. Tech degrees for Sri Lankan technical officers from JNU. The meeting between the Indian and Sri Lankan authorities were said to be routine to discuss issues of mutual interest and movement of vessels across the IMBL. Senior officials of the Indian Navy and the Indian Coast Guard met their counterparts from Sri Lanka on board a navy patrol vessel near the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) and discussed operative effectiveness of the forces.While the Indian team was led by Commodore Alok Bhatnagar, Naval Officer In-charge (Tamil Nadu & Puducherry), the Sri Lankan team was headed by Rear Admiral Piyal De Silva, Commander Northern Naval Area,The Hindu newspaper reported.