Maltese Minority Coproduction War Sailor Selected for Toronto IFF

VALLETTA: The period drama War Sailor / Krigsseileren directed by Gunnar Vikene, which was partly shot in Malta as a Maltese minority coproduction, was selected for the Toronto IFF (8…

Maltese Miniseries Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

VALLETTA: Maltese miniseries The Home Straight directed by Keith Tedesco has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo in order to raise 40,000 EUR to secure locations, actors, crew and gear…

FESTIVALS: Gozo FF to Host First Frantic Film Challenge Competition in Malta

VALLETTA: Film enthusiasts are invited to take part in the first edition of the Frantic Film Challenge Competition in Malta. The winning film will be screened at the opening of…

Malta Film Commission Launches Jurassic World Attractions

VALLETTA: Malta Film Commission has launched Jurassic World attractions in the towns Valletta, Birgu and Mellieħa. The initiative aims at improving screen tourism as well as family tourism. Jurassic World…

FESTIVALS: Kinemastik International Short FF 2022 Ready to Kick Off in Malta

VALLETTA: The 18th Kinemastik International Short Film Festival will screen international and local films in the Garden of Rest in Floriana 29 – 31 July 2022.

Next Mission: Impossible with Tom Cruise Will Be Partly Shot in Malta

VALLETTA: The eighth instalment of the Mission: Impossible series will be partly shot in Malta in 2023. It will be the first time that Tom Cruise will film on the…

Johann Grech Re-appointed as Malta Film Commissioner

VALLETTA: Johann Grech has received a new three-year mandate as the head of the Malta Film Commission (MFC).

First Maltese Opera-Film Opens Domestically

VALLETTA: Malta’s first-ever opera-film Blat: The Island Fortress, directed by Alan Fenech, premiered in local cinemas on 24 June 2022.

Nearly 270,000 Admissions in Maltese Cinemas in 2021

VALLETTA: Admissions in cinemas in Malta and Gozo in 2021 were 269,763, of which 11,938 admissions were for Maltese films (mostly short films).

Joaquin Phoenix and Vanessa Kirby In Malta for Ridley Scott’s Napoleon

MALTA: Joaquin Phoenix and Vanessa Kirby have been spotted in Malta recently. The international stars are in Malta for the filming of Ridley Scott’s historical biopic Napoleon.

Five Days of Free Outdoor Film Screenings in Malta

VALLETTA: Cinema City, a five day film event in the Maltese capital of Valletta, will showcase both international and Maltese producers at free outdoor screenings from 24 to 28 May.

Ridley Scott Shoots Kitbag with Joaquin Phoenix and Vanessa Kirby in Malta

VALLETTA: Joaquin Phoenix and Vanessa Kirby will start shooting next week in Malta on Ridley Scott’s film Kitbag, about Napoleon's rise to power. Polish cinematographer Dariusz Adam Wolski is lensing.

First Maltese Mini-series on Streaming Platform in USA

VALLETTA: Merjen is the first Maltese mini-series acquired by a streaming platform in the USA. The mini-series directed by Abigail Mallia, and written by Carlos Debattista and Salvu Mallia, will…

Malta Launches New Cash Rebate Scheme for International Productions

VALLETTA: The Government of Malta has recently upgraded the cash rebates for filmmakers, making the financial guidelines more attractive to the film industry. Productions which satisfy the cultural test can…

Two International Productions Shooting in Malta

VALLETTA: The thriller Deep Fear by Marcus Adams and the action film Hounds of War by Lowell Dean are currently shooting in Malta.

FNE at Malta Film Week 2022: The Boat Wins Top Prize for Best Maltese Film

VALLETTA: The Malta Film Commission (MFC) put on a world class show on 29 January 2022 at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta to showcase Maltese talent and the determination…
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Malta Film Week Kicks Off with Announcement of Vision for Film 2022-2030

VALLETTA: The Malta Film Week has kicked off with its Vision for the Film Industry event, celebrating the growing Maltese film industry and presenting the Government's plans for the sector…

Globally Acclaimed David Walliams to Host Malta Film Awards

VALLETTA: The Malta Film Commission is proud to announce that the globally acclaimed British comedian, actor, writer and television show presenter David Walliams will be hosting the Malta Film Awards…

Nominees for Malta Film Awards Announced

VALLETTA: The nominees for the first edition of the Malta Film Awards, due to take place on 29 January, were announced in a recorded presentation this week.

Communications Company Announces 1m EUR Investment in Maltese TV Content

VALLETTA: One of Malta’s foremost communications services companies, GO has announced a 1 million EUR investment over three years to support original TV content, with Sharp Shoot Media’s Chalet being…