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…

Malta’s National Book Council Announces Film Adaptation Fund Results

VALLETTA: Malta’s National Book Council (NBC) has awarded its 2021 Film Adaptation Fund to production company Take Two, who will be producing an adaptation of the Maltese novel Castillo written…

Over 70 Projects Submitted for First Malta Film Awards

VALLETTA: The Malta Film Commission (MFC) has announced that 72 projects have been submitted for consideration for the first edition of the Malta Film Awards, which will take place on…

FNE Oscar Watch 2022: Luzzu to Represent Malta in Oscar Race

VALLETTA: Alex Camilleri’s debut feature Luzzu has been selected as Malta’s candidate for the 94th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the Best International Feature Film category.

Submissions Open for First Edition of Malta Film Awards

VALLETTA: The Malta Film Commission will launch a national event, Malta Film Awards, in February 2022. Submissions opened on 29 September 2021 and the deadline is 9 October 2021.

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…

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…

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…

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.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…