Spielberg's Amblin Partners Shooting The Last Voyage of the Demeter in Malta

VALLETTA: The Last Voyage of the Demeter directed by André Øvreda and produced by Spielberg/s Amblin Partners, will spend over 18m EUR in Malta. Currently shooting in Malta the film…
14-09-2021

Ridley Scott Rumoured to Shoot Napoleon Biopic with Joaquin Phoenix in Malta

VALLETTA: Ridley Scott’s Napoleon biopic entitled Kitbag and starring Joaquin Phoenix is expected to be shot in Malta in early 2022, local media reports. It will be lensed by Polish…
30-08-2021

New Maltese Film The Viper’s Pit to Be Domestically Released in August

VALLETTA: The Viper’s Pit by Martin Bonnici, the adaptation of the Maltese National Book Council award-winning novel The Viper's Pit / Is-Sriep Reġgħu Sara Velenużi, will be screened at Eden…
02-07-2021

Maltese Film Luzzu Sold For North American Distribution

VALLETTA: Luzzu by Alex Camilleri has been sold by Memento International to Kino Lorber for North American distribution.
25-06-2021

Thriller The Wreck Set to Start Shooting in Malta in September

VALLETTA: A shark attack thriller The Wreck by Liam O’Donnell will start filming in Malta in September 2021. The film is set to take advantage of Malta’s cash rebate of…
23-06-2021

Maltese Cinemas Registered 78% Drop in Admissions in 2020

VALLETTA: Cinemas in Malta and Gozo registered 165,475 admissions in 2020, representing a drop of 78% compared to 2019, which had seen a total of 748,568 admissions, according to Malta’s…
22-06-2021

Malta’s National Book Council Launches Adaptation Fund for 2021

VALLETTA: Malta’s National Book Council has launched a call for applications for its adaptation fund, which seeks to award one project with a maximum of 200,000 EUR to cover development…
20-05-2021

Maltese Cinemas Set to Reopen on 7 June 2021

VALLETTA: Cinemas across the Maltese islands are set to reopen on 7 June 2021, following a nearly four-month closure imposed earlier this year as part of a wider spate of…
19-05-2021

International Productions Continue To Shoot in Malta Despite Pandemic

VALLETTA: A spate of international productions have been filming in Malta, despite the COVID-19 pandemic which has left other areas of the island’s economy shuttered. They are expected to inject…
29-04-2021

Hallmark Film To Catch a Spy Shoots in Malta

VALLETTA: To Catch a Spy by Jeff Beesley, the Hallmark film with a budget of 2 m EUR, is currently shooting across various locations in Malta, with plans for a…
23-04-2021

Maltese Debut Feature A Vipers’ Pit Ready for Release This Year

VALLETTA: A Vipers’ Pit, a feature film directed, produced and shot by Martin Bonnici, will hit the Maltese cinemas later in 2021. The premiere had been initially set for the…
22-04-2021

Malta Opens Film Funding Call for Local Producers

VALLETTA. The Maltese Film Commission and the island’s Ministry of Tourism have opened a call for applications for the Screen Malta film fund scheme, offering development, production and distribution grants…
16-04-2021

Cinemas in Malta Forced to Close Due to Rise in Virus Numbers

VALLETTA: Cinemas in Malta have been forced to close until at least 11 April 2021 as part of new restrictions aiming to curb the increase in COVID-19 infection numbers in…
18-03-2021

Maltese Film Luzzu Sold to Major Territories

VALLETTA: Luzzu, the low budget Maltese film by Alex Camilleri, has secured distribution in major territories, including the USA, the UK, France, China, Spain, Scandinavia, Portugal, Greece, the former Yugoslavia,…
11-03-2021

International Launch of Maltese Drama Luzzu

VALLETTA: The Maltese film Luzzu directed by Alex Camilleri has been launched on the international festival circuit with its premiere at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival, where Jesmark Scicluna, who…
23-02-2021

Season Three of TV Series Das Boot Films in Malta

VALLETTA. The third season of the award-winning German TV series Das Boot, produced by Bavaria Fiction for Sky Studios, is currently shooting in Malta. Latina Pictures is handling production services.
19-02-2021

Apple TV+ Series Foundation Wraps First Season Shoot in Malta

VALETTA: The adaptation of Isaac Asimov’s award-winning novel, Foundation produced by Apple TV+, has finished shooting in Malta, with the production spending more than 10 m EUR on the island,…
17-02-2021

Maltese Fisherman Wins Acting Award in Sundance

VALLETTA: Jesmark Scicluna, a Maltese fisherman who was cast in the lead of the Maltese film Luzzu, won the World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Award in Acting at the Sundance…
17-02-2021

BOX OFFICE: Malta’s Largest Cinema Complex Reports 80% Drop in Sales in 2020

VALLETTA: Eden Cinemas, Malta’s largest cinema complex, experienced a drop of 80 percent in sales in 2020, compared to the previous year, according to its Chief Executive Director, Simon De…
18-01-2021

Malta’s Luzzu Selected for Sundance

VALLETTA: Luzzu directed by Alex Camilleri will be the first Maltese feature film to be presented in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition at the Sundance Film Festival, which will run…
18-12-2020