Membership Benefits

DMTC literacy: ISNS Members are entitled to a complimentary one-hour meeting with our expert on the Digital Media Tax Credit who has successfully submitted $1.7M in DMTC applications in the past five years.

Royal Bank of Canada: ISNS can make a personal introduction to RBC’s Media and Entertainment Division Atlantic that can provide financing to support your company’s cash flow at up to 85-90% of the DMTC/DATC total for any given year. This can give you access to a line of credit supporting the business that standard financial statements might not support.

Membership Director friendly figure to contact: Your Voice at the Board of Directors meetings of ISNS, translating opinions, suggestions, needs and requests from Members.

Advocacy: Women in Tech encouragement, diversity promotion, minorities support, etc.

Sponsor an Indie: Pay the membership fee of a smaller Indie developer and help them have access to all that ISNS has to offer

ISNS Community Events: Workshops, training sessions, meetups, mixers, networking and industry connection and support, opportunities to liaise with technical experts and industry leaders, fundraising for charity, etc.


Two-year complimentary membership for students in a post-secondary game development program

Indie Studio

Under 10 people


Small Studio

10-20 people


Medium-Large Studio

Over 20 people


Additional Member Benefits

  • Publication on ISNS social media channels of studio Members press releases, game announcements and job opportunities.
  • ISNS Members are eligible to be promoted as a “Featured Company” on ISNS social media.
  • ISNS Members appear in ISNS membership directory.
  • Access to Commissioner of Oaths free of charge for the DMTC claims.
    Join or start a committee and help drive the industry forward in Nova Scotia
  • Annual General Meeting gala.
  • Discounted tickets for GameDev Atlantic (GDA) and other game dev events in Nova Scotia.
  • Discounts for tables or booths at Conferences and Conventions in Nova Scotia (GDA, Hal-Con).

View the complete membership benefits package.