Film Productions Announced

first_img 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 once a 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 To learn more about the application process, eligible costs and guidelines, go to Nova Scotia Film and Television Production Incentive Fund at www.nsbi.ca. Quick facts:center_img Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) has announced six newly approved productions through the Nova Scotia Film and Television Production Incentive Fund today, Sept. 25. A TV series, Stand & Deliver, produced by Winter Light Productions Limited, has been approved for a funding commitment of $220,100 based on eligible Nova Scotia expenditure of $710,000. A TV series, Haunted II, produced by Winter Light Productions Limited, has been approved for a funding commitment of $243,200 based on eligible Nova Scotia expenditure of $760,000. A documentary, Afghanistan – The Exit Interviews, produced by Exit Interview Productions Inc., has been approved for a funding commitment of $142,335 based on eligible Nova Scotia expenditure of $482,490. A TV series, City Farmers – Urban Homesteading, produced by City Chicken Productions Inc., has been approved for a funding commitment of $151,562 based on eligible Nova Scotia expenditure of $505,206. A TV series, Field to Fork, produced by Clerisy Farm Productions Inc., has been approved for a funding commitment of $161,574 based on eligible Nova Scotia expenditure of $521,207. A documentary, Two Lives, Four Strings, produced by Four Strings Productions Inc., has been approved for a funding commitment of $146,054 based on eligible Nova Scotia expenditure of $471,143. More details about productions approved for incentives through the Nova Scotia Film and Television Production Incentive Fund are available on the NSBI website at www.nsbi.ca/filmfunding. last_img read more

King Mohammed VI Morocco Has Lost One of Its Best Footballers

Rabat – King Mohammed VI has sent a message of condolence to the family of loved footballer Abdelmajid Dolmy, who died on Thursday aged 64. In the message reported by MAP, the King said he had learned of the sad news with deep emotion and great sorrow.“In these sad circumstances, we express to you and your family, and to all friends and admirers of the deceased, and to all the national sporting family, heartfelt condolences and the sincerest sentiments of compassion, imploring the Highest to give you patience and reassurance.” The King added that because of Dolmy’s death, “Morocco has lost one of its best footballers, known for his great performances that spanned over 20 years, whether in Casablanca club Raja, or of the golden generation of the national team in the 70s and 80s of the last century.”“The deceased was an example of a great sportsperson, thanks to his talent and his technical qualities that accorded him the nickname Maestro, as well as his commitment, calmness, sporting nature and great fighting spirit.”The King ended his message on a positive note, honoring Dolmy’s qualities: humility, wisdom, and a command of respect from sports lovers and all Moroccans who followed his football career, which was characterised by titles and performances.“While we share your grief in this sad and unstoppable event, we express to you all our goodwill and high solitude.”Born in 1953, Dolmy began his football career in 1971 and played for two Casablanca teams, CLAS and Raja.In 1986, Dolmy was part of the Moroccan team that qualified to the second round of the World Cup, making it the first African or Arab nation to do so. In 2006, the African Football Confederation chose Dolmy as one of the continent’s top 200 players for the past 50 years. read more

Asylum seekers could be among people rescued off Australian coast UNHCR says

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) feels “these people should be accorded access to a thorough and careful examination of their claims in a fair and complete asylum procedure,” said UN spokesman Manoel de Almeida e Silva at a press briefing in New York.The agency also acknowledged that the situation involves “mixed questions” of international law, Mr. de Almeida e Silva said. He added that UNHCR has been urging the Governments of Australia, Norway and Indonesia to address the issues on a trilateral basis as soon as possible.”UNHCR remains ready and available to assist the three countries in their common humanitarian endeavour to find solutions to the situation at hand,” the spokesman said.